Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew unveil hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry

  LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers set to depart from Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew today (16 July, 2019) unveil a unique, hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry, depicting global flora in intricate and colourful detail. The botanical… Read the full press release

British Airways moves all direct flights between Heathrow and Beijing to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (July 10, 2019) announced that all direct flights to and from Heathrow and Beijing will move to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport from 27 October 2019, with flights available on ba.com from today. British Airways is the first international airline to confirm it will move all operations… Read the full press release

British Airways gained the top spot in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ short-haul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces tough new measures to protect local air quality and reduce congestion

Heathrow announces tough new measures to protect local air quality and reduce congestion Heathrow’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone proposes to target older, more polluting passenger cars and private hire vehicles by 2022, before a wider Vehicle Access Charge (VAC) is introduced for all passenger cars, taxis and private hire vehicles entering the airport with the opening of the new… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s statutory consultation on its expansion plans will commence the 18th of June and end on the 13th of September

New CGI imagery released to show what an expanded Heathrow could look like June consultation follows an extensive period of non-statutory consultation and engagement LONDON, UK, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is… Read the full press release

British Airways offers huge discounts on over 120 destinations

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ sale is set to soar as it launches with huge discounts on flights and holidays from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. Over 120 destinations are on offer in the sale, which runs until 11.59 pm on May 21 2019, including offers to stateside hotspots Los Angeles, Miami and New York, as well as… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes first FENDI boutique

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — FENDI is pleased to announce the opening of it’s first boutique at Heathrow’s Terminal 3. The new boutique will be the second Heathrow retail opening for FENDI, following Terminal 4 in 2018. FENDI is renowned for its tradition, creativity and historically-acclaimed craftsmanship, and these core values are captured… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Flybe’s new route from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Year-round service features four flights a day, seven days a week 2019 Summer schedule opens up global connections from Heathrow Secretary of State celebrates with leading members of Cornish business community Flybe now operating 10 routes in total from Cornwall Airport Newquay LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has this weekend (Sunday… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Air China’s thrice weekly service to Chengdu

Heathrow welcomes new services to Chengdu, the 12th Chinese route on the airport’s network  New report shows  £7.3 billion worth of exports went through Heathrow to China in 2018 – a 135% increase from previous year Heathrow data also reveals the value of top exports to China in 2018 – including over £100 million worth… Read the full press release

Heathrow will rename its four airport terminals after the newest generation of royals

Heathrow is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new royal baby, expected sometime in the spring The newest terminal, Terminal 2, previously known as the Queen’s Terminal will be christened with its new name following the baby’s arrival In preparation for the most significant re-branding exercise… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow for more than two decades took off from the Highland capital this morning. British Airways customers were piped on board the aircraft by members of the Inverness Royal British Legion Pipe Band which, like the airline, is… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces 18 shortlisted sites that remain in the running to help deliver the expanded airport

Heathrow unveils 18 shortlisted sites that remain in the running to help deliver the infrastructure project of a generation – Britain’s new runway These sites are key to kickstarting the nationwide benefits that Heathrow expansion will bring – creating jobs and economic opportunities up and down the country years before the additional trade and tourism… Read the full press release

Heathrow Terminal 5 voted the best in the world at the 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards

Heathrow Terminal 5 is the “passengers’ pick”, topping list of the world’s best airport terminals at the annual Skytrax Awards Heathrow Terminal 2 also made it into the top five globally, coming in at number four ahead of Dubai’s Terminal 3 and Singapore Changi’s Terminal 4 Heathrow ranked among the world’s top 10 airports overall… Read the full press release

British Airways’ fourth and final aircraft in a heritage livery has touched down at Heathrow

A Boeing 747 in the Negus design touched down at Heathrow this morning This is the fourth British Airways aircraft in a heritage livery to enter service following a British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) liveried Boeing 747, a British European Airways (BEA) Airbus 319 and a British Airways Landor 747, which are already in 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

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (March 19, 2019) announced it will fly from Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. The route will be the only direct flight from London and launch as a daily service via Bahrain…. Read the full press release

British Airways introduces contactless donation stations at Heathrow and Gatwick

Customers can now more easily donate to Flying Start, its global charity partnership with Comic Relief The airline aims to raise £25 million for Flying Start by the end of 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As it celebrates Red Nose Day 2019, British Airways, in collaboration with social start-up GoodBox, has introduced an… Read the full press release

British Airways redesigns its lounges at Heathrow and Gatwick to provide young flyers endless entertainment

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is teaming up with leading British children’s brand, My 1st Years to make sure its youngest travellers get off to a flying start before they have even boarded. From March 16, seven British Airways lounges at Heathrow and Gatwick will be re-designed to include dedicated ‘My 1st Years Kids Zones’ where young… Read the full press release

British Airways completed the installation of dozens of hosted bag-drop machines at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

More than 70 machines now in action at Heathrow Terminal 5  Automated bag-drop machines speed up the process of checking in a bag, while hosts are on hand to ensure airline’s high standard of customer service  Part of the airline’s continued £6.5 billion investment to enhance customer experience LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed a record crowd of keen students at this year’s Jobs and Careers Fair

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of students from Slough, Spelthorne, Ealing, Hounslow, Hillingdon and – for the first time – the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, explored how they can become a pilot, a chef, an engineer and fire fighter all at Heathrow during the airport’s annual careers fair. It has now been… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes its first Cabin Crew Apprentices to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week

British Airways welcomes its first ever Cabin Crew Apprentices this week The airline is also taking on almost 50 former Monarch Engineering Apprentices Seven apprenticeship programmes are now open for applications LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, British Airways is welcoming its first Cabin Crew Apprentices… Read the full press release

British Airways unveiled British European Airways (BEA) design for its heritage liveries series to mark its centenary

A319, reg G-EUPJ, arrived at Heathrow this morning in British European Airways colours The aircraft will fly domestic and European routes, heading first to Manchester British Airways is painting selected aircraft in heritage designs to mark its centenary LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (March 4, 2019) unveiled the second in… Read the full press release

Heathrow signs landmark deal on airport charges with major airlines operating at the airport

Landmark deal on airport charges worth several hundred million pounds heralds a new phase of airport and airline commercial cooperation supporting growth at Heathrow New arrangement would extend current regulatory settlement to 2021 and includes an incentive for airlines to grow passenger numbers Airline moves to fill their existing aircraft could result in further reductions to… Read the full press release

British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor BOAC arrives in Heathrow

The BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, has arrived back at Heathrow from the paint factory this morning and will enter the airline’s flying schedule, heading first to New York Arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight anniversary just days earlier LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today (February… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches a unique soundtrack – Sound Escapes – in collaboration with award-winning sound artist, Nick Ryan

Unique soundtrack launched on most depressing day of the year Sound Escapes inspired by over 24 hours of audio contributions from passengers sharing holiday sounds LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow commissioned research identifying attitudes towards sounds and what people enjoy hearing in a bid to help them escape the daily grind and feel… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations

Eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations is launching on 8th January Next phase of public consultation is the latest delivery milestone for proposed Heathrow expansion Heathrow is asking the public to help shape the airport’s future airspace design, and give views on how an expanded airport could operate – including runway alternation and proposals on… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release