Category Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow finances “robust”

Heathrow’s financial position remains robust with £3.2bn of cash and committed facilities available to the business, while management continues ongoing work to reduce the airport’s cost base, says the airport. This is in response to credit rating agency Standard & … Continue reading

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Heathrow takes steps to remain open during virus crisis

Heathrow Airport says it will take steps to reorganise and shrink its operation to remain open throughout the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Keeping Heathrow open will enable some passenger services to continue, as well as facilitating cargo operations. The Airport also … Continue reading

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Heathrow Apprenticeships hit new heights

Heathrow has broken its annual apprenticeship record with nearly 1,100 apprentices having started their career journeys at the UK’s hub airport last year. Following a record 2019, employers across Team Heathrow – including Dixons, Bradford Swissport, Omniserv, Travelex, Morgan Sindall, … Continue reading

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Heathrow aims for 2020 planning application

Heathrow has announced it will launch an eight-week public consultation to finalise its proposals for airport expansion following the recent decision by the UK’s aviation regulator, the CAA, to cap early spending on the project. Heathrow say capping spending has … Continue reading

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CAA publishes ruling on early Heathrow expansion costs

Heathrow’s plan to speed up delivery of a new runway has been blocked by the Civil Aviation Authority. The airport’s request to lift spending from £650m to £2.4bn before it planning consent is granted for their third runway was blocked … Continue reading

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Heathrow Business Summit helps SMEs get work at the airport

Hundreds of local, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have kickstarted the process for procuring work with Heathrow’s biggest suppliers, ahead of contracts being released for the airport’s expansion programme. The 23rd flagship Heathrow Business Summit welcomed nearly 300 local SMEs … Continue reading

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Heathrow Academy celebrates 15 years of outstanding apprentices

Celebrating 15 years since opening its doors to the community, the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy reveals it has supported over 5,800 people into employment since it was formed in 2004, contributing over £13.5 million to training and career development. … Continue reading

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Heathrow posts busiest November

Heathrow has recorded its busiest ever November with over 6.2 million passengers traveling through the airport, ahead of reuniting even more family and friends for the festive period. Passengers heading to the US to celebrate Thanksgiving helped push up traffic … Continue reading

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Heathrow on-track to top 81 million passengers as the airport pushes for sustainable fuels take off

Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport has welcomed over 46million passengers already this year, up 1.4% on the same time last year. Heathrow welcomed 7.75 million passengers in July, helping to maintain steady growth similar to 2018 numbers. New flights … Continue reading

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Swissport signs long-term lease at SEGRO’s Heathrow Cargo Centre

Swissport, one of the world’s leading cargo-handling companies, will extend its stay at SEGRO’s Heathrow Cargo Centre at Heathrow Airport following the re-gear of its lease. The company, which handles approximately 4.8 million tons of cargo annually, has signed a … Continue reading

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Arora submits major Heathrow office plans

Arora Group has submitted plans for a 190,000 sq ft commercial office development on the Heathrow World Business Centre Site. Surinder Arora’s Arora Management Services has submitted the plans for WBC 5, a fifth office development to sit on its … Continue reading

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Hilton Garden Inn lands at Heathrow Airport T2

The Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 has opened its doors to guests. The 369-room hotel located at Europe’s busiest airport, is the latest addition to the growing portfolio and opens following Hilton’s 100th anniversary last month. Operating under … Continue reading

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Heathrow launches new consultation on expansion plans

Heathrow has launched its 12-week statutory consultation on expansion, in the process unveiling the preferred masterplan for the project. The Airport Expansion Consultation runs from 18th June until 13th September 2019 and gives the opportunity to provide feedback on Heathrow’s … Continue reading

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Heathrow announces new consultation

Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June 2019. This step is the latest delivery milestone for the national infrastructure project, and the responses received will … Continue reading

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AIPUT lets at Heathrow

Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has secured several new tenants at Heathrow’s Blackthorne Point logistics park within a month of the completion of their refurbishment. They have let a combined total of 45,000 sq ft … Continue reading

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Heathrow continues growth

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter season sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport welcomed 6.79 million passengers in the month (+3.3% on April 2018) … Continue reading

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Heathrow clears JR hurdle

A Judicial Review over the National Policy Statement on aviation which brought government approval of a third runway at Heathrow has found in favour of the government, moving expansion of Heathrow a step closer. The government welcomed the judgement from … Continue reading

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Heathrow continues growth

Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million passengers travelling through the UK’s hub airport, ringing in the 29th consecutive month of record growth. Notable spikes in the previous month were St Patricks and Mother’s Day, … Continue reading

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StoryFutures launch Heathrow Challenge

StoryFutures has announced the “Re-fuse: The Heathrow/Costa Sustainability Challenge”. They are offering four businesses in their area, which includes much of West London, as well as parts of the Thames Valley, the opportunity to be part of an innovation process … Continue reading

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Heathrow launches innovation prize

Heathrow has launched a prize worth £30,000, to be awarded to a winning idea that will help the airport reduce its carbon emissions as it explores solutions that will address climate change. Heathrow’s new “Innovation Prize” is part of the … Continue reading

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