Category Archives: Heathrow

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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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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