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Heathrow launches property and noise consultation

Heathrow launches property and noise consultation

21 July, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate
Environment
Local Community
Noise

Heathrow will today launch a twelve week consultation with local residents and businesses, asking for their views on how Heathrow should shape a proposed compensation package in the event of a third runway.

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Independent CAA modelling shows more than 300,000 could be taken out of Heathrow noise footprint with a third runway

Independent CAA modelling shows more than 300,000 could be taken out of Heathrow noise footprint with a third runway

14 July, 2014

Categories:
Environment
Local Community
Noise

  • Heathrow data to the Airports Commission independently verified by the regulator
  • Between 28% and 45% fewer people affected by noise using the Mayor’s preferred measure
  • Between 15% and 21% fewer people affected by noise against Government’s preferred measure
  • Flight paths confirm periods of noise relief for every community, unlike Gatwick plans

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Heathrow in bloom

Heathrow in bloom

11 July, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Environment
Local Community

Heathrow has launched a trial which has seen three areas within the formal landscaped areas of the airport planted with wildflowers.

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Heathrow traffic and business commentary June 2014

Heathrow traffic and business commentary June 2014

11 July, 2014

Categories:
Capacity/Economy
Corporate
Financial
Traffic figures

  • 6.6 million passengers passed through Heathrow in June 2014, an increase of 1.1% on June 2013 and a record for the month
  • Seats per aircraft increased 0.4% to 203.5, whilst load factors decreased 0.2 percentage points to 80.8%. Passengers per aircraft rose 0.2% to 164.5
  • Within the emerging markets, Turkey was up 7.5%, Mexico was up 6.2%, and China increased 5.7%
  • Cargo was up 4.7% overall, increasing 37.3% to Mexico, 23.4% to China and 16.7% to Brazil
  • June also saw the successful opening of Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, almost 60 years after the original Terminal 2 opened as the airport’s first passenger terminal in 1955.

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Heathrow and Asia House launch guides to the rising Cities of Asia

Heathrow and Asia House launch guides to the rising Cities of Asia

10 July, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate

John Holland-Kaye uses first speech as CEO to highlight trade potential to untapped markets

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