Category Archives: Heathrow
Qantas’ first non-stop UK to Australia flight has entered service, the only direct air link between Europe and Australia.
The Transport Select Committee has published its report on the AIrports National Policy Statement, and says Government should approve the expansion of Heathrow, with conditions on noise and costs.
Starting this summer, Heathrow-based Hainan Airlines and Tianjin Airlines will provide the UK’s first direct connections to the growing cities of Changsha and X’ian in three weekly service, while Beijing Capital Airlines has also announced it will convert its existing … Continue reading
Private companies have been asked to come forward with ideas to deliver a new southern rail link to Heathrow Airport as part of a ‘call for ideas’ by the Government.
Spelthorne Council looks set to back expansion at Heathrow Airport, as it is set to confirm their position at their next cabinet meeting.
Hounslow Council has submitted its response to Heathrow Airport’s two consultations regarding the proposal for a new Northwest Runway at Heathrow, still opposing expansion, but taking a pragmatic attitude to commenting on it, and asking for improved mitigation of noise … Continue reading
Heathrow welcomed a record 5.4 million passengers in February, an increase of 2.4% on last year, and posted a record freight performance.
Heathrow Airport has released the results of its first “Export Climate Index,” which tracks the health of the UK’s export economy and suggests a third runway is important to improve the UK’s export capability, and that a coherent programme of … Continue reading
Heathrow grew at its fastest rate in five years in 2017, welcoming a record 78 million passengers (+3.1%) while retaining its position as Europe’s top-rated major airport for the third year running.
Heathrow Airport welcomed 5.8 million passengers in January, with passenger volumes up 1.1% on 2017, and with January the 15th consecutive record month.
Heathrow Airport has launched a nationwide tour of the 65 sites still in the running to be the off-site construction centres for Heathrow expansion.
Heathrow Hub, the group promoting expansion at Heathrow through an extended northern runway rather than a new third runway, have responded to Heathrow’s latest round of consultation on their expansion plans.
A new Frontier Economics report says that new direct flights from Heathrow to China contribute £510 million per year in GDP to the UK economy and create 14,550 jobs.
UK businesses and organisations are being invited to apply for Heathrow’s first Sustainable Innovation Prize submitting ideas on how to address the environmental challenges of airports and the aviation industry.
Heathrow Airport has launched what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in the country’s history.
78 million passengers travelled through Heathrow Airport in 2017, up 3.1% on 2016, with passenger volumes driven by larger and fuller aircraft.
Heathrow say they have identified options that could enable delivery of an expanded hub airport for Britain for £2.5bn less than the plans submitted to the Airports Commission in 2015 by adding capacity at T2 and T5 instead of building … Continue reading
Heathrow Airport has unveiled the details of a its first phase of public planning consultation on the project set for the new year.
Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to ‘Go Electric’ with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to the airport’s fleet.
Heathrow Hub, the group promoting expansion at Heathrow through the extension of its Northern Runway, has presented to the Transport Select Committee alongside Gatwick Airport, suggesting phased expansion at both airports is a better solution than the Gvernment’s preferred option … Continue reading