Hopes grounded

SIR, — Those Harpenden and nearby residents who expected by now to be relieved of the early-morning drone of ex-Luton planes overhead — as during the recent easterly winds — following last year s flight paths review will, I m afraid, be disappointed. An o

SIR, - Those Harpenden and nearby residents who expected by now to be relieved of the early-morning drone of ex-Luton planes overhead - as during the recent easterly winds - following last year's flight paths review will, I'm afraid, be disappointed.

An orchestrated campaign against the proposals means NATS (National Air Traffic Services) has delayed implementation of any part of the proposed changes with a promised rethink later this year.

Overall, of course, the only real solution is to fly less.

JOHN DAVIS,

Fairmead Avenue, Harpenden.