Category Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow launches free domestic noise insulation

Heathrow has opened up free noise insulation to more than 700 local residents following what the Airport describes as a successful pilot scheme.

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Yet more delay for Heathrow

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced yet another delay in the decision to expand Heathrow, blaming the snap General Election.

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Sir Howard quotes short odds on R3

Sir Howard Davies has said he is 70% pecent confident that a third runway will be built at Heathrow – in bookmakers parlance, a short odds-on favourite at around 2:1 on.

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Heathrow passes 77m passengers

Heathrow welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through the UK’s hub in the past 12 months to 77m for the first time in Heathrow’s history.

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Arora Group proposes its own Heathrow expansion scheme

Arora Group, one of the largest landowners in the Heathrow area, has put forward their own proposals for Heathrow expansion, saying they will be up to £6.7bn cheaper than the Airport’s own proposals.

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A World of opportunity for West London

Delegates at the Place West London event focussed on Heathrow 2.0 – the Airport’s new sustainability strategy – heard how it will open huge opportunity up for West London.

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New agreement to boost Heathrow rail services

Heathrow, Transport for London (TfL) and the Department for Transport have agreed a commitment to boost integrated rail connectivity to the airport, including the addition of two new Elizabeth line trains per hour serving Terminal 5 from December 2019.

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Heathrow moves on air quality

Emma Gilthorpe, Heathrow’s Executive Director responsible for delivering expansion, has announced further major steps forward in the airport’s plans to improve London’s air quality, as Heathrow gets on with delivering the third runway.

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Transport Minister says R3 “proceeding”

Transport Minister Lord Callanan has said that the expansion of Heathrow will happen despite it not being mentioned in the recent Queens Speech.

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DUP deal makes Heathrow expansion more likely

There has been speculation that the  poor Government performance in the recent General Election puts the expansion of Heathrow at risk, but the deal wil the DUP would seem to make it more likely.

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Heathrow helps SMEs take off

Heathrow and the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ Campaign have launched a new programme to help British SME’s identify and reach new markets for their goods or services.

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Arora Group Breaks Ground for New Heathrow Terminal 2 Hotel

The Arora Group has broken ground on a new 355-room hotel directly linked to Heathrow Terminal 2, ‘The Queen’s Terminal’, which will be the first in the central terminal area.

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Heathrow posts record April

Heathrow has posted its best April on record, with the Easter getaway helping the Airport to welcome over 6 million passengers, jumping 11% on the same month in 2016, while frieght volumes also rose by 12%.

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Heathrow looking for Partnership Manager

Heathrow Airport is recruiting for a new Partnership Manager for the Heathrow Academy.

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Record start to 2017 for Heathrow

Surging passenger and cargo demand at Heathrow Airport is expected to result in an upgrade to 2017 full year forecasts – a record 17.2 million passengers travelled through Heathrow alongside a 7.3% increase in cargo volumes in the first quarter … Continue reading

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Heathrow R3 aims for construction sector legacy

At the launch of Heathrow’s plan to establish logistics hubs around the UK, the Airport stated its intention to grow sustainably and in doing so to provide jobs growth for the whole of the UK, and a productivity revolution in … Continue reading

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Heathrow launches R3 support tool

Heathrow Airport has launched a tool to help people make a supportive contribution to the ongoing consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS).

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Balfour Beatty call for quicker R3

Additional aviation capacity at Heathrow and across the UK will be even more crucial for post-Brexit Britain if it is to retain its competitive edge a paper by Balfour Beatty, and that the programme for the delivery of a third … Continue reading

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Freight surge at Heathrow

Freight at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over 5 years.

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Councils keep up anti-R3 campaign

The Leaders of four London and Thames Valley councils have continued their anti-expansion campaign by assusing the government of “failing to come clean” on the impact of Heathrow expansion.

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