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Why Boris must back Heathrow if a Thames Estuary airport is excluded

Why Boris must back Heathrow if a Thames Estuary airport is excluded

29 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate

Next week the Airports Commission is expected to announce whether it has shortlisted the Mayor’s proposal for a new Thames Estuary airport as a solution to the UK’s hub airport capacity crisis.

In advance of the Commission’s decision, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye has written an open letter to the Mayor reminding him of his own words about the essential need for a successful hub and the inability of Gatwick to provide the connectivity the country needs. They lead to an obvious conclusion – only Heathrow can now deliver the connections the Mayor says are essential for Britain to compete.

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Response to EEF policy paper on infrastructure

18 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy

The EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, is publishing a paper on Monday 18th of August calling for the creation of a permanent UK Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long term strategic infrastructure requirements, bring coherence to debates on infrastructure challenges and encourage vitally needed investment to support growth and competitiveness.

The paper is aimed at ending decades of political wrangling and poor planning, and comes amidst continued concerns over continued prevarication over expanding vitally needed airport capacity, a critical factor for half of foreign owned firms when deciding where to invest according to a recent EEF survey (1).

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Heathrow reveals the nations shopping bugbears to celebrate the opening of the world's first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

Heathrow reveals the nations shopping bugbears to celebrate the opening of the worlds first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

14 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Passengers
Retail
Terminal 2

Heathrow, the UK’s only hub airport, today announces the opening of the world’s first Personal Shopping Lounge in an airport. To mark the occasion, Heathrow has conducted fresh research which reveals the nation’s shopping bugbears and maps the evolution of a new wave of social media shopper.

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Regus Express open for business at Terminal 5

Regus Express open for business at Terminal 5

12 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate

Heathrow today announces that Regus Express is open for business in Terminal 5 Arrivals, offering the airport’s first lounge dedicated to business, and a suite of high-specification meeting rooms.

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Emerging artist's London Taxi sculpture unveiled at Terminal 2

Emerging artists London Taxi sculpture unveiled at Terminal 2

11 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences
Terminal 2

Today, ‘London Taxi’, a new sculpture, by London artist Benedict Radcliffe has been unveiled at Heathrow’s Terminal 2| The Queen’s Terminal.

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