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

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals four key action areas to reduce and offset the growth in emissions from new flights

Announcement demonstrates that growth at the airport is not a choice between economy and environment Comprehensive plan suggests maximising incentives for airlines, investing in more UK peatland restoration and supporting sustainable fuels  Heathrow will consult with partners on the delivery of this plan ahead of the first statutory consultation on expansion in summer 2019  LONDON,… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches on-demand, personalised assistance to visually impaired passengers via the Aira app

Aira app to benefit the 6,000 visually impaired passengers that travel through Heathrow each year Passengers can access on demand assistance on their mobile phones App follows a year of rapid changes in special assistance at Heathrow following a £23 million investment LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From Monday December 3rd, visually impaired… Read the full press release

Heathrow Business Summit welcomed over 250 local SMEs ready to take advantage of the airport’s expansion

Hundreds of SMEs put in the groundwork for business opportunities at the Heathrow Business Summit The 22nd annual flagship Summit marks the grand finale in what has been a record year for the UK-wide SME growth programme 50 of Heathrow’s top suppliers discuss current procurement opportunities with a 250-strong audience including businesses from Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow,… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches first UK airport Living Wage roadmap at annual Supplier Conference

Airport takes its Living Wage Accreditation one step further and ensures direct and existing suppliers also guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020 New suppliers and contracts to supply Heathrow from December 2018 will be required to pay Living Wage and not use zero-hour contracts at the airport, safeguarding thousands of new… Read the full press release

Heathrow hosts Guinness World Records® official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team

Airport hosts official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team Money raised in support of charity to help people with disabilities to learn to fly Heathrow celebrates new training and wheelchair repatriation processes to help improve passenger journeys LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday evening,… 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

SITA selected to transform the management of Heathrow’s vast communication network

New outsourcing agreement leverages innovative technologies and a strong support service  LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has signed an innovative outsourcing agreement with SITA, the global IT company, to transform the management of the airport’s vast communication network into a smarter, automated service. Heathrow’s Network Tower supports every aspect of the network,… Read the full press release