New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport   London, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport   Featuring separate First and Business Class areas, the London lounge encapsulates the airline’s brand philosophy of a ‘Life Well Travelled’ HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (28 Nov 2016) unveiled its First and Business Class Lounge… Read the full press release

Javier Echave appointed Chief Financial Officer, Heathrow Airport

Javier Echave appointed Chief Financial Officer, Heathrow Airport   LONDON, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Javier Echave has been confirmed in the role of Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, having acted in the role on an interim basis. Javier is a highly experienced finance director having held senior roles in the UK and Europe,… Read the full press release

The Heathrow Business Summit welcomed over 200 SMEs seeking to join the airport’s supply chain

Over 200 SMEs attended Heathrow’s 20th annual Business Summit, tendering to join the airport’s supply chain “Heathrow is a cornerstone of the UK’s economic security” – Ian Ballentine, Heathrow’s Procurement Director Heathrow expansion will provide even more opportunities for small businesses, creating up to £211bn in economic benefits and up to 180,000 jobs across the… Read the full press release

Heathrow recognised for its “First Flight” television advert at 2016 London International Awards

LONDON, 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has been recognised at this year’s London International Awards for its use of music and sound in its newest television advert, titled “First Flight”. The Television advert beat John Lewis’ Christmas advert to claim Gold in the category. LIA (formerly known as London International Advertising Awards) is a… Read the full press release

Heathrow Skills Taskforce Chair Lord David Blunkett warned of an ever-growing skills gap

Former Secretary of State for Education and Employment says Government’s infrastructure projects mean new action on up-skilling is needed 13 members join Lord David Blunkett’s taskforce for first meeting to identify and implement the skills programmes needed for Heathrow expansion and beyond Taskforce ready to deliver a much needed boost to skills, following the Government’s… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches series of commitments to guarantee UK’s SME involvement in future work at the airport

LONDON, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has launched a series of commitments to guarantee SME involvement in future work at the airport as well as a competition for a business to win a £5,000 development grant. The commitments are the latest output from the long-standing collaboration between Heathrow, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)… Read the full press release

Heathrow works with Alzheimer’s Society to support its commitment to be the world’s first dementia friendly airport

LONDON, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow is working with Alzheimer’s Society to change global attitudes towards dementia as part of the charity’s Dementia Friendly Communities programme. The airport has pledged to make all 76,000 people that work at the airport dementia aware through the provision of ‘Dementia Friends’ sessions, training and online resources. The… Read the full press release

Heathrow poll shows support for its expansion plans remains strong in local communities

      51% of residents in 12 local constituencies support expansion at Heathrow, and 35% oppose       59% of residents feel positive about the airport, and only 8% feel negative LONDON, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Populus polling released by Heathrow today shows support for the airport’s expansion plans remains strong in local communities. … Read the full press release

Heathrow airport celebrated 30th anniversary of Terminal 4

LONDON, 2016-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow’s 70th year has seen another significant milestone in the airports history with Terminal 4 turning thirty. Colleagues at Heathrow celebrated the 30th anniversary of its opening on Friday (1/4).Officially opened by His Royal Highness Prince Charles and Princess Diana on Tuesday 1st April 1986, the terminal cost around… Read the full press release

Qantas to begin construction of new premium lounge at Heathrow Airport in September 2016

SYDNEY, 2016-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — London is the location for Qantas’ next flagship global lounge, with construction on a new, dedicated facility at Heathrow Airport to begin in September 2016. The premium lounge will occupy a split-level space in Terminal 3 that will have capacity for approximately 230 people and offer views over the… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority report: night noise at Heathrow Airport decreased by 25% over the past 9 years

Over the past 9 years, the area around the airport affected by higher levels of night noise has decreased by 25% 25% fewer households affected by these noise levels at night than in 2006 Heathrow begins trialling steeper approaches this week, which could reduce noise for people living under flight paths LONDON, 2015-9-22 — /Travel… Read the full press release

New advertisements featuring Glasgow as leading UK investment destination live at Heathrow Airport

LONDON, 2015-9-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In Heathrow’s latest bid to drive growth in the UK’s great cities and regions, new advertisements featuring Glasgow go live today across all the terminals at the UK’s only hub. The six-week partnership with Glasgow City Council is part of a year-long campaign seeking to drive foreign direct… Read the full press release

Dr Beccy Bowden appointed new director Heathrow Community Fund

LONDON, 2015-7-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Community Fund has appointed a new Director, Dr Beccy Bowden, to develop the future potential of the grant-making charity and its work in communities local to Heathrow Airport. The new appointment comes as the Fund announced its half-year grant awards of more than £283,000 in the first… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the new Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal

LONDON, 2014-6-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will today officially open the new Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, almost 60 years after HM opened the original Terminal 2: The Queen’s Building. The new terminal is a £2.5 billion project and marks the latest phase of an £11… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport reports 5.4 million passengers in November 2013

5.4 million passengers passed through Heathrow in November 2013, up 0.6% on the previous year Seats per aircraft increased 1.5%, whilst load factors dropped 2.6 percentage points on last year, to 70.2%. Passengers per aircraft decreased 2.1% to 142.0 BRIC passengers were up by 5.5%, with China up 15.9%, India up 6.7% and Brazil up… Read the full press release

Dixons Travel unveiled new concept store at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

The UK’s largest specialist electrical retailer, Dixons Retail, unveils its new concept store for its travel brand, Dixons Travel, at Heathrow’s Terminal 5. 2013-09-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — The new space will offer the latest tech alongside holiday essentials in a future-facing layout which is more interactive and free-flowing, allowing travellers to shop with ease. The Terminal… Read the full press release

London Ambulance Service declared Heathrow Airport as the safest place in London to have a cardiac arrest

Response time to medical emergencies far exceeds national target Six times more likely to survive a cardiac arrest at Heathrow than anywhere else in London Heathrow only UK airport to have specialist bike-riding paramedics Passengers never more than 2 minutes away from a defibrillator Over 100 front line managers trained in life saving first aid… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport reports 18.9% increase of its East Asia traffic in July 2013

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow saw 6.9 million passengers in July, a 5.5% increase on July 2012. The growth is largely attributable to lower traffic in July last year as a result of the timing of the London Olympics. Load factors continued to be high at the same time as average aircraft size maintained its recent upward… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport launched first ever ‘Food on the Fly’ food guide

2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s first ever food guide, created in conjunction with John Torode and Gregg Wallace – who were appointed as the airport’s official taste buds earlier this year – has been released ahead of the busy summer holiday period. Thousands of copies of Food on the Fly are being handed out to passengers this week… Read the full press release

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to witness the testing of Heathrow Terminal 2’s baggage system

Part of 182 trials involving 14,000 people taking place before the terminal opens New system will process 4,800 items of baggage per hour Terminal 2 : The Queen’s Terminal will welcome first passengers on 4 June 2014 £2.5bn of private investment in UK infrastructure 2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow today welcomed Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to… Read the full press release

Report: Heathrow is better located for passengers, business and jobs than new hub airport at Stansted or in Thames Estuary

2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The new report, entitled “Best placed for Britain”, says that expanding Heathrow is the quickest way for Britain to get ahead in the global race, connecting the UK to growing markets around the world faster and at less cost to the taxpayer than any other hub option. The report has been compiled… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority published Flexible Regulation to Protect Passengers

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published for consultation its initial proposals for the economic regulation of Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports to ensure passengers are protected after April 2014. The initial proposals are set out under powers granted by the Civil Aviation Act 2012 that allow an unprecedented degree… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s response to CAA’s initial proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s response to CAA’s initial proposals A Heathrow spokesperson said: “We will examine the CAA’s proposals for Heathrow’s Q6 regulatory settlement carefully over the coming weeks before responding fully. As the UK’s only hub airport Heathrow is a strategically important national asset. To stay competitive with overseas hubs like Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt… Read the full press release

British Airways Statement In Response To The CAA’s Q6 Price Proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, British Airways’ parent company, said: “Heathrow airport is over-priced, over-rewarded and inefficient and these proposals, which will result in an increase in prices, fail to address this situation. “In the past the… Read the full press release

The Heathrow Community Fund is looking for new Trustees

A grant making charity, set up by Heathrow Airport to help local communities, is looking for new Trustees. 2013-04-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Heathrow Community Fund has donated more than £1 million to local community projects in the past two years. Its grants come from three sources – an annual donation from Heathrow Airport, donations from… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s Terminal 5 named world’s ‘Best Airport Terminal’ and Heathrow has been named ‘Best Airport for Shopping’

2013-04-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s Terminal 5 has been named the world’s ‘Best Airport Terminal’ for a second time and Heathrow has been named ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ for a fourth time at this year’s World Airport Awards held yesterday (Wednesday 10 April) at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Geneva. The award reflects the findings of… Read the full press release