Heathrow Airport welcomes 13 metre skeleton of a 155 million year old dinosaur at Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A 13 metre skeleton of a 155 million year old diplodocus will be exhibited from the first week of April, before being sold by the French auction house Aguttes for an expected £2 million. Heathrow will see over 4.5 million passengers travelling through the airport over Easter and Terminal 5 passengers will have the chance to step back… Read the full press release

Oman Air recognised as the cleanest and quietest carrier as per Heathrow Airport’s Fly Quiet and Green chart

Airline named first in the cleanest and quietest flying into LHR. MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has been recognised as the cleanest and quietest carrier in contributing to the reduction of the noise footprint at UK’s Heathrow Airport, as per the Fly… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes Rt Hon Ruth Kelly to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited has appointed the Rt Hon Ruth Kelly to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ms Kelly will bring a wealth of political, transport and financial expertise to the leadership team of Heathrow at a key time as it delivers the third runway, following the… Read the full press release

Oman Air takes first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table

Oman Air claims first place in Heathrow’s latest “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, securing its place amongst Heathrow’s most sustainable airlines One year after increasing environmental pricing incentives – which reward airlines for flying their greenest and quietest planes at Heathrow –more 787 Dreamliners and A350s are being brought to the UK’s only hub… Read the full press release

Heathrow Logistics Hub programme kicks off pre-qualification questionnaire to determine which hubs will make the shortlist next Spring

Heathrow Logistics Hub programme kicks off pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) to determine which of the 65 sites will make the shortlist next year The sites show how offsite construction can be applied to different projects across the country, boosting efficiency and economic benefits Heathrow has concluded nationwide tour of longlisted sites who will now be invited… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: New figures show British Airways’ Heathrow to Inverness service could boost Scottish economy by up to £17m

Newly released figures show latest Heathrow to Inverness service could boost Scottish economy by up to £17m Heathrow joins Inverness Airport and Scottish businesses to welcome British Airways’ new daily air service The service will open more than 83,500 new seats to Inverness a year, helping more international passengers connect to the area and more… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport to host British-Irish Airports EXPO at Olympia London, 12-13 June 2018

The British-Irish Airports EXPO is the biggest-ever UK airports trade show attracting 160 exhibitors, and up to 3,000 visitors Heathrow’s spokespeople will be joined by key political figures such as Baroness Sugg, David Blunkett and other aviation industry experts as they speak at five specialist conferences over two days LONDON, 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

British Airways announces one of its busiest summers ever in the UK with new routes and additional flights from five UK airports

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways begins one of its busiest summers ever in the UK regions next week with the launch of new routes and additional flights from five regional airports. The addition of two new Embraer 190 jets to the growing aircraft fleet means that almost 200,000 seats will be on… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches public consultations for its expansion

10-week consultation offers the public an opportunity to shape Heathrow’s future and how the airport will serve local communities and the UK economy Heathrow is seeking views on options to deliver and operate an expanded airport, alongside principles of new airspace design Consultation is latest delivery milestone and comes ahead of a Parliamentary vote in… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport launches campaign in search for the new independent Community Engagement Board (CEB) head

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport, alongside the Heathrow Airport Consultative Committee (HACC), have launched a campaign to recruit a high-profile Chair to head up the new independent Community Engagement Board (CEB). The CEB will take on the role of the current consultative committee and was a recommendation by the Airports Commission,… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes new spacious Qantas London Lounge

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas welcomes customers into the new spacious Qantas London Lounge at Heathrow Airport today, as the airline counts down to its non-stop 787 Dreamliner flights between London and Australia. Qantas has spent the past 12 months building a dedicated lounge at Heathrow as part of a multi-million dollar… Read the full press release

Heathrow becomes the first airport in the world to enlist ‘Food Instagram Ambassadors’

LONDON, 2017-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hemsley + Hemsley help passengers improve their Instagram skills to capture the best international cuisine Hemsley + Hemsley lead Heathrow’s month-long Taste the World celebration of food tourism Taste The World follows new research revealing that one in seven UK travellers has chosen a holiday destination based solely on food seen on Instagram… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Chief Operating Officer, Normand Boivin to leave; Derek Provan appointed Interim

LONDON, 2017-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — After six successful years at Heathrow, Chief Operating Officer, Normand Boivin has chosen to leave the business for personal reasons. Since joining Heathrow in 2011, Boivin has led step changes in the way the airport operates and transformed the resilience of its operation. Before he joined Heathrow as COO, Boivin was… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport hosts its first annual special assistance Open Day

Airport hosts first ever Open Day for those with disabilities and mobility restrictions 36 exhibitors took part, including charities and airlines, and passengers were able to experience what an airport journey would be like More than one million passengers at Heathrow request special assistance LONDON, 2017-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow welcomed over 80… Read the full press release

Heathrow partners with Grab to launch a food and drink pre-order service

New in-app service helps passengers order food ahead of travel LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has partnered with leading US provider Grab to launch a food and drink pre-order service. Hosted within the Heathrow app, passengers will now be able to enjoy fantastic food before they fly.  The service trial has launched… Read the full press release

3rd annual Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon raised over £50,000 for charity

350 runners from across Team Heathrow raised over £50,000 for charity Four local and national charities set to receive the donations from this year’s event LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year, Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon has raised over £50,000 for charity. 350 runners from across team Heathrow competed in… Read the full press release

Heathrow urged the Government to scrap domestic Air Passenger Duty (‘APD’) on all UK flights

Chancellor urged to support British industry in Autumn Budget by scrapping uncompetitive aviation tax on internal flights Proposal builds on Heathrow’s efforts to improve domestic access to UK’s hub – saving passengers at least £24 million annually on flights to Heathrow alone, boosting domestic journeys by 8% and driving economic growth during key early years… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo introduces its Climate Control Centre and launches weekly freighter service to London’s Heathrow airport

Qatar Airways Cargo introduces its Climate Control Centre and launches weekly freighter service to London’s Heathrow airport   The cargo carrier introduces its Climate Control Centre, a new transit facility for temperature-controlled shipments at Doha hub London Heathrow will join the cargo carrier’s freighter network starting 3 June Doha, Qatar, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

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