Category Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow posts record 2017

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.

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Heathrow reports busiest January

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.

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Heathrow begins national tour

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.

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Heathrow Hub criticises R3 plans

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.

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Report says China link worth £510m

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.

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Heathrow launches sustainability prize

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.

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R3 consultation launched

Heathrow Airport has launched what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in the country’s history.

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2017 another record year for Heathrow

78 million passengers travelled through Heathrow Airport in 2017, up 3.1% on 2016, with passenger volumes driven by larger and fuller aircraft.

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Heathrow to propose R3 cost reduction

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

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Heathrow opens R3 consultation

Heathrow Airport has unveiled the details of a its first phase of public planning consultation on the project set for the new year.

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Is Heathrow electric?

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.

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Heathrow Hub teams up with Gatwick

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

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Heathrow shrinks noise footprint

A new annual noise contour report shows that Heathrow airport’s noise footprint has shrunk – with over 52,000 fewer households impacted by noise compared to 2006.

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Heathrow let for SEGRO

SEGRO has let the only vacant unit at Heathrow International Trading Estate, bringing the multi-let industrial estate to full occupancy.

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Councils brief against R3

Hillingdon and Wandsworth Councils are urging their residents to oppose expansion at Heathrow in the latest round of consultation.

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Heathrow announces Logistics Hubs longlist

Heathrow has announced the next step in building its new runway by revealing the sixty-five longlisted sites in the running to be selected as expansion Logistics Hubs, which will help ensure that businesses across the UK can form part of … Continue reading

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Heathrow is Living Wage employer

As Living Wage week begins, Heathrow has reached another milestone in its sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0, by being accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a fully accredited Living Wage Employer – the first airport to be accredited in Britain.

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Heathrow R3 consultation launched

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out the next stage of delivering a third runway at Heathrow Airport, launching a consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement and government response to the airspace consultation

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Adonis urges Heathrow action

Chair of the Infrastructure Commission Lord Adonis has warned the Government to address “perhaps the most serious infrastructure failure of all” and reach a firm decision on expanding Heathrow Airport – an issue yet to be resolved 13 years after … Continue reading

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September surge for Heathrow

Heathrow experienced a surge in passenger numbers as nearly 7 million passengers travelled through the airport in September – up 2.0% on last year, leading to a record 77.43 million total passengers in the last year.

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