New Poll Result Shows More Residents Back Heathrow Than Oppose It

2013-06-14 — / — New polling of the communities around Heathrow shows that more people back Heathrow than oppose it. The findings have prompted Heathrow to announce that it will provide funding for a community campaign to give a voice to the hundreds of thousands of residents who back Heathrow. The survey, which was conducted by… Read the full press release

Heathrow named ‘Europe’s Best Airport’ at the ACI’s 9th annual Airport Awards

2013-06-12 — / — Heathrow has been named ‘Europe’s Best Airport’ at the ACI’s 9th annual Airport Awards, adding to other highly coveted global awards received earlier this year for ‘Best Airport Shopping’ and ‘Best Airport Terminal’ for Terminal 5. The award, in the over 25 million passengers category and shared jointly with Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, reflects… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s New Terminal 2 is Now Only One Year Away

Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 will open its doors on 4th June 2014 £2.5bn of private investment in UK infrastructure Companies and jobs supported across the UK 20 million passengers a year will use the new terminal 6 months of testing involving 14,000 people before the new terminal opens 2013-06-04 — / — Heathrow’s new Terminal 2,… Read the full press release

Heathrow to Propose Significant Increase in Noise Fines

Heathrow publishes commitments on noise reduction measures Airlines to be ranked on noise performance New noise insulation scheme being piloted 2013-05-31 — / — Heathrow today publishes ‘A quieter Heathrow’, a report setting out Heathrow’s commitments to reducing aircraft noise while safeguarding the UK’s connectivity. In the report, Heathrow makes a range of new commitments on… Read the full press release

Two new series by BBC to take an inside look at one of the world’s busiest airports – Heathrow

2013-05-21 — / — Covering five square miles and processing nearly 200,000 passengers each day, Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. In a live, stripped event Dan Snow will spend four nights at Heathrow’s heart – the air traffic control tower. Dallas Campbell and Anita Rani will also be airside, granted unparalleled access to… Read the full press release

Essential Travel reveals Three Ways to Add A Touch of Gatsby Glamour To Your Holiday

2013-05-17 — / — With Gatsby madness currently in the air, glamour is the thing on everyone’s minds – and what could be more glamorous than going on holiday…once you’ve passed the queues, driven to the car park and transferred to the terminal! But, there are methods to turn even these into a special occasion. Leading… Read the full press release

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

2013-05-16 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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