VisitBritain promotes Yorkshire with the launch of its £1 million worth series of new GREAT campaign adverts across Heathrow

National tourism agency, VisitBritain, has today launched a series of new GREAT campaign adverts, worth £1 million across Heathrow, promoting Yorkshire to its international passengers. LONDON, 2014-6-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The promotional GREAT campaign images will be live across 134 digital screens in all terminals at Heathrow, illustrating the natural beauty of Yorkshire’s celebrated countryside,… 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

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

2013-08-13— / — 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 reports 6.5 million passengers in June 2013

2013-07-16 — / — Heathrow saw 6.5 million passengers in June, a 4.6% increase on June 2012. June 2013 saw some recovery of traffic due to the extra Jubilee Bank Holiday last year, which was only partially offset by the French ATC dispute disrupting operations on the 11th and 12th. Adjusting for these effects would result… 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 — / — 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

Heathrow named ‘Europe’s Best Airport’ at the ACI’s 9th annual Airport Awards

2013-06-12 — / — Heathrow has been named ‘Europe’s Best Airport’ at the ACI’s 9th annual Airport Awards, adding to other highly coveted global awards received earlier this year for ‘Best Airport Shopping’ and ‘Best Airport Terminal’ for Terminal 5. The award, in the over 25 million passengers category and shared jointly with Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, reflects… Read the full press release

Heathrow to Propose Significant Increase in Noise Fines

Heathrow publishes commitments on noise reduction measures Airlines to be ranked on noise performance New noise insulation scheme being piloted 2013-05-31 — / — Heathrow today publishes ‘A quieter Heathrow’, a report setting out Heathrow’s commitments to reducing aircraft noise while safeguarding the UK’s connectivity. In the report, Heathrow makes a range of new commitments on… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s April 2013 Traffic and Business Report

Heathrow receives highest ever passenger satisfaction scores CAA price cap proposals discourage continued investment 2013-05-13 — / — Heathrow saw 5.8 million passengers in April, a 0.7% decrease on April 2012. This was due to the earlier timing of Easter this year with all pre-Easter traffic occurring in March, leading to weaker passenger numbers for April… Read the full press release