Category Archives: Heathrow

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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Heathrow confirms investment

Heathrow’s shareholders have confirmed plans to invest an additional £650 million into the Airport over the course of 2019,including enabling works for T2 expansion, and planning for the proposed new southern access tunnel.

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Flybe kicks off Heathrow service

Flybe have landed their first flights at Heathrow.

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MPs R3 support increases

Heathrow Airport has released the results of a new poll of MPs showing growing support for expansion at the Airport.

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SEGRO buys the rest of APP

SEGRO has acquired the 50 per cent interest in the Airport Property Partnership joint venture (‘APP’) it did not already own for £365 million from Aviva Investors.

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Flostream heads for Blackthorne

Flostream is to move to Goya’s Blackthorne Point development at Heathrow.

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Business backs R3

Four out of five businesses say expanding Heathrow is key to the city’s future success and ability to compete, according to the latest CBI/CBRE London Business Survey.

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Heathrow 2.0

Heathrow 2.0, the airport’s new sustainability strategy, has launched a series of new initiatives to make Heathrow into a centre of excellence for aviation.

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Heathrow numbers provide strong base for expansion

Heathrow handled a record 75.7 million passengers in 2016, one percent up on the previous year, while profits also rose, providing a strong base for expansion.

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Heathrow poll shows national public support

Heathrow Airport have released a new ComRes poll which showed more than two thirds of the public think building a third runway at Heathrow demonstrates that Britain remains ‘open for business’ after Brexit

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Another record month for Heathrow

Heathrow welcomed a record 5.74 million passengers in January 2017 – 4.2% up on January 2016 – alongside a 4.4% growth in cargo volumes.

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Heathrow NPS published

Heathrow’s expansion programme has passed its first delivery milestone and, sat the Airport, is advancing on schedule as the Government publishes its draft Airports National Policy Statement.

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Councils fail in R3 action

The action brought by four councils and Greenpeace against the Government’s choice of Heathrow as the location of the next runway in the South East has failed.

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Councils unite to get the best from R3

Two local authorities – Slough and Spelthorne councils – have announced the formation of a “Working with Heathrow” group, designed to maximise the huge employment, apprenticeship and investment opportunities to be created by a new runway at Heathrow Airport, while … Continue reading

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Hounslow residents poll shows R3 support

Hounslow Council’s regular resident poll has revealed strong support for expansion at Heathrow Airport.

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Record year for Heathrow

Heathrow celebrated 70 years of history as Britain’s front door in 2016, welcoming a record 76 million passengers alongside 1.5 million tonnes of cargo.

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Heathrow cuts domestic charges

Heathrow has fulfilled a pledge to cut domestic passenger charges by over a third.

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Parliamentary support grows for R3

Heathrow Airport say a new poll reveals “rare cross-party unity” as the Government moves to secure Parliamentary approval for Heathrow expansion in 2017.

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