Heathrow Airport welcomes Mark Brooker to its board

London, UK, 2022-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd has today (06 April, 2022) announced that Mark Brooker joined the airport’s Board as a Non-Executive Director in April. Mr Brooker brings a wealth of digital, financial and transport expertise to the Board as the airport gears up for growth, post-pandemic. Mr Brooker… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces its updated sustainability strategy as the aviation industry emerges from the pandemic and ramps up to recovery

Heathrow launches Heathrow 2.0: Connecting People and Planet kicking off a decisive decade of difference to help the airport build back better from the pandemic, with carbon reductions and ensuring Heathrow is a great place to live and work top of the agenda Heathrow is already delivering against the goals of its plan, announcing today the airport’s… Read the full press release

Qantas to purchase 10 million litres of SAF in 2022 from bp

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will purchase blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next month, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by around 10 per cent for its flights from London. It is the first time an Australian airline will purchase SAF on an ongoing basis for regular scheduled services. The… Read the full press release

Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations now on sale for British Airways’ new Gatwick subsidiary

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( 14-12-2021) British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business… Read the full press release

Caffè Nero to open a new store at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Premium Coffee House, Caffè Nero has announced it will open a new retail unit at George Best Belfast City Airport. Creating a total of 12 jobs, the store at Belfast City Airport will be the first airport based Caffè Nero outlet in Northern Ireland. A pop-up… Read the full press release

10 new things travellers can expect to see this Christmas at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow passengers are set for a fantastic holiday getaway this year as the airport reveals the top 10 new experiences to look out for when travelling Research has revealed that passengers are spending more on festive shopping this year and indulging more while at the airport this holiday season, after last year’s festivities were cancelled… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes Luke Bugeja to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

London, UK, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd has today (10 June, 2021) announced that Luke Bugeja will join the airport’s Board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr Bugeja has over 30-years’ experience in the aviation industry. He previously held senior positions at Changi Airports International in Singapore, as well as Board… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited welcomes Joan MacNaughton to its Board

London, UK, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited has appointed Joan MacNaughton to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ms MacNaughton will bring a wealth of board experience in industry, government, academia and the third sector to the leadership team of Heathrow and at a critical time in its history. As… Read the full press release

The Heathrow Community Trust grants £95k in rapid emergency funding for local community groups responding to COVID-19

£95,000 in rapid emergency COVID-19 funding is set to be released by the Heathrow Community Trust (HCT), an independent charity funded by Heathrow Airport and supported by its colleagues and partners Funding has been released from HCT reserves to help keep vital community services running, including food banks and support services for the isolated and… Read the full press release

New poll revealed most Britons think the Government not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure

A majority of Britons think that the Government is not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure, a new poll has revealed today The findings come a week after a new CEBR report found that over 40% of the UK’s exports to non-EU markets pass through Heathrow, making it the country’s largest port… Read the full press release

Heathrow Primary students open the holiday season at Heathrow

Heathrow sparkles as students from Heathrow Primary deck the halls with over 500 hand crafted baubles and help switch on close to a kilometre of Christmas lights Over 30 students delight passengers in Terminal 2 with a Christmas carol flash performance and special visit from Santa Over 70 Christmas trees are popping up across the… Read the full press release

Oman Air again recognised as the one of the cleanest and quietest airlines serving London’s Heathrow Airport

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has once again been recognised as the one of the cleanest and quietest airlines serving London’s Heathrow Airport. Heathrow has some of the world’s toughest rules and regulations related to noise, which promote the use of best-in-class aircraft… Read the full press release

Heathrow Community Trust awards a record £350,596 to support young people in 2019

The latest round of our Grants for Young People saw eight organisations receive a share of £115,177 to support their work. Projects aim to use the funding to improve literacy skills, develop interpersonal relationships and raise young people’s aspirations. The first deadline for the 2020 Grants for Young People will be on 10th January 2020…. Read the full press release

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