SAS comes first in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q2

SAS comes first in the latest Fly Quiet and Green league table for Q2 as the airline tackles late and early flights and improves operational performance Qantas stands out as most improved airline moving up 28 positions to 6th place, after achieving 100% compliance for track keeping and eliminating late and early flights Heathrow calls on… 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’s latest “Fly Quiet and Green” results: Oman Air is now second to Polish carrier LOT

Following recent makeover, Oman’s flag carrying fleet earns it high ranking in latest Fly Quiet and Green table while LOT crowned greenest, quietest airline Data from latest “Fly Quiet and Green” league table shows Heathrow airlines continue to modernise their aircraft More than one in five aircraft landing at Heathrow this year are expected to… Read the full press release

Energy Crop Solutions and Andrew Swift win Heathrow’s first ever Sustainable Innovation Prizes

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Essex based start-up Energy Crop Solutions and local resident Andrew Swift have won Heathrow’s first ever Sustainable Innovation Prizes. Beating other applications from SMEs across the UK and airport workers, the winners were judged as the best solutions which could solve some of the sustainability challenges facing airports… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals new noise metrics and shows noise footprint at its smallest since tracking started in 2006

15% fewer households affected by noise levels New quarterly ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table unveiled, ranking airlines on noise and emission performance from April to June LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A new annual noise contour report shows that Heathrow airport’s noise footprint continues to shrink – with over 52,000 fewer households… Read the full press release

British Airways the first airline worldwide to deploy eco-friendly Mototok tugs to push back aircraft from gate remotely

LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation. The airline is modernising its operation to maintain and further improve punctuality for its customers. In partnership with Heathrow, the eco-friendly Mototok tugs will allow British Airways… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s biodiversity engineers uncover the 3,000th species residing in the landside areas of the airport

LONDON, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow’s biodiversity engineers are in a flutter after uncovering what is the 3,000th species known to be living in the 170 hectares of biodiversity lands the airport manages. Why and how Cydalima Perspectalis, more commonly known as the Box Tree Moth, came to reside at the airport is still to be… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes the arrival of Finnair’s first commercial flight on an A350 XWB

LONDON, 2015-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow welcomed today the arrival of Finnair’s first commercial flight on an A350 XWB, the newest and most advanced passenger plane of its kind.  The Airbus A350 XWB’s cutting-edge technology reduces both nitrogen oxide emissions and noise, helping Heathrow be a better neighbour to local residents. Quieter aircraft are… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority report: night noise at Heathrow Airport decreased by 25% over the past 9 years

Over the past 9 years, the area around the airport affected by higher levels of night noise has decreased by 25% 25% fewer households affected by these noise levels at night than in 2006 Heathrow begins trialling steeper approaches this week, which could reduce noise for people living under flight paths LONDON, 2015-9-22 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes quieter aircraft, the British Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — The aviation industry’s commitment to reducing the impact of aircraft noise took another step forward at Heathrow today with the arrival of British Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which touched down this morning. The aircraft boasts a noise footprint 60 per cent quieter than similarly sized aircraft [1] and will be the fifth [2] B787 to… 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 — /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