Heathrow’s response to the ‘Aviation and Climate Change’: UK aviation can grow and meet climate change targets

2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Growing the UK’s airport hub capacity is consistent with meeting UK climate change targets, according to Heathrow’s response to the ‘Aviation and Climate Change’ discussion paper published by the Airports Commission. The response, submitted today, cites projections by Sustainable Aviation1, the UK aviation cross-industry association, that new aircraft and engine technology, operational… 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 — /travelprnews.com/ — 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

John Torode and Gregg Wallace tasked to improve Heathrow’s dining experience

John Torode and Gregg Wallace appointed official taste buds of Heathrow 2013-05-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Two of the nation’s best-known foodies have taken on their biggest taste test to date after being appointed as the official taste buds of Heathrow. John Torode and Gregg Wallace were tasked with eating their way around the UK’s only hub… Read the full press release

IATA Statement – CAA’s Proposals Do Not Address Heathrow Cost Issues

Geneva, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said: “The CAA’s recommendation for a price cap of RPI -1.3% for the next five years is like prescribing a placebo to… Read the full press release