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Holiday makers 'jet-scent' around the globe

Holiday makers jet-scent around the globe

29 October, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences
Marketing / Campaigns
Passengers
Terminal 2

This week sees Heathrow’s brand new Terminal 2 operate at full capacity with all 26 airlines now in their new home. The now complete, transition period over the last five months has already seen three and a half million passengers’ fly out from Terminal 2 on over 21,000 flights.

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Results for the nine months ended 30 September 2014

Results for the nine months ended 30 September 2014

29 October, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate
Financial
Traffic figures

  • Heathrow delivers three quarters of record passenger satisfaction
  • Strong traffic performance with 55.7 million passengers using Heathrow, growth of 1.5% driven by intercontinental traffic
  • Revenue up 8.2% to £1,986 million and EBITDA up 12.4% to £1,172 million
  • Successful transition of 26 airlines to the new £2.5 billion Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal
  • Increasing support for Heathrow as the best solution to the UK’s hub capacity crisis as the Airports Commission launches its national consultation on airport expansion

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Heathrow uses local community views to further improve expansion plan

Heathrow uses local community views to further improve expansion plan

29 October, 2014

  • New site for energy from waste plant identified further away from communities
  • Colnbrook and Poyle to get a new bypass
  • Enhancements made to green spaces and local landscape
  • Better flood protection for previously affected communities
  • Taken together the plans would result in new or enhanced parkland that is approximately four times the size of London’s Hyde Park

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British business calls for Heathrow expansion

British business calls for Heathrow expansion

27 October, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

In an open letter to the Airports Commission published today, 23 Chambers of Commerce representing over 40,000 businesses from across the UK have outlined the unique benefits a stronger hub at Heathrow would bring to British business.

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Heathrow Airport Holdings announces the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports

Heathrow Airport Holdings announces the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports

16 October, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (“Heathrow”) has agreed to sell its 100% interest in Aberdeen International Airport Limited, Glasgow Airport Limited and Southampton International Airport Limited to a consortium formed by Ferrovial and Macquarie for £1,048 million in cash and assumed debt, payable in full at closing. At closing, the sale consideration will be increased to compensate Heathrow for the time delay between today and the closing date. In addition, the sale is subject to EU merger regulation clearance.

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