Manston airport is to get a six day a week service to Manchester with a one way price of £25 according to Kent News. Forget the third runway at Heathrow, the scrapping of that was simply rhetoric to cover the continued expansion of regional airports by Libs and Tories. Air travel is the fastest growing source of green house gases that this country has yet the Westminster Three remain wedded to business as usual.
It's even worse when you consider the price of the flights or cost of petrol if you drive compared to public transport. Successive governments have failed to provide decent cheap public transport.