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Her Majesty The Queen set to officially open the new Terminal 2 on 23 June 2014

Her Majesty The Queen set to officially open the new Terminal 2 on 23 June 2014

23 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences
Terminal 2

Heathrow reveals Richard Wilson’s Slipstream at the new Terminal 2 : The Queen’s Terminal

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One quarter of local residents ‘more likely’ to vote for local councillor if they back Heathrow expansion

23 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

  • 25% more likely to vote for their local councillor if they support expansion, 17% more likely to vote for a candidate who opposes expansion
  • 48% support Heathrow third runway, 34% oppose
  • 57% feel positively towards Heathrow, 37% neutral, only 6% negative

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Heathrow expansion could cut ticket prices by £300 compared with taking no action

Heathrow expansion could cut ticket prices by 300 compared with taking no action

17 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Passengers

  • Passengers are already paying £95 more due to a lack of capacity
  • A third runway could add 40 new routes from the UK
  • Greatest passenger benefit comes from expanding Heathrow and Gatwick

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Heathrow Fire-fighter beats world record at London Marathon

Heathrow Fire-fighter beats world record at London Marathon

16 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences

A Heathrow fire-fighter has broken the world record for completing a marathon in full fire-fighting uniform in the quickest time.

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United Airlines previews Terminal 2 lounges

United Airlines previews Terminal 2 lounges

11 April, 2014

Categories:
Airlines
Passengers
Terminal 2

New United Club and United Global First Lounge for premium customers unveiled at Heathrow

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Heathrow traffic and business commentary March 2014

Heathrow traffic and business commentary March 2014

11 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate
Financial
Traffic figures

  • 5.8 million passengers passed through Heathrow in March 2014, down 2.8% on March 2013
  • Seats per aircraft increased 1.9% whilst load factors decreased 3.6 percentage points, to 72.2%. Passengers per aircraft decreased 3% to 146.6
  • The reduction in traffic and load factors reflects the shift of Easter holidays into April this year, from March last year
  • Within the emerging markets, Mexico was up 19%, China was up 11.6% and Turkey was up 7.2%
  • Cargo was up 4% on the previous year
  • March saw Terminal 5 receive the Skytrax ‘World’s Best Airport Terminal’ award for a third year in a row, whilst Heathrow won the ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ for a fifth time at the World Airport Awards
  • March also saw Dubai Airport report higher international passenger numbers than Heathrow over a two month period for the first time

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Heathrow in top 10 alongside the best in the corporate world for responsible business

Heathrow in top 10 alongside the best in the corporate world for responsible business

03 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate
Environment
Local Community

Airport receives four out of five stars in 2014 Corporate Responsibility Index.

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Fab Four's trip to US - the UK's greatest ever departure

Fab Fours trip to US - the UKs greatest ever departure

02 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Passengers

Today, Heathrow announces the public’s choice of the 100 most iconic departures from the UK over the last century be it by plane, train, boat or car. The entries in the shortlist ranged from Richard Branson to The Rolling Stones from Vivienne Westwood to Vera Lynn.

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Colin Matthews to stand down as Heathrow CEO

Colin Matthews to stand down as Heathrow CEO

01 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate

Colin Matthews will be standing down as Chief Executive Officer of Heathrow later this year.

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Heathrow commits to connect UK regions to emerging markets

Heathrow commits to connect UK regions to emerging markets

01 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Construction
Corporate
Local Community

  • New report shows successful regional business rely on Heathrow as the gateway to international trade
  • Expanded Heathrow will improve connectivity between UK companies and emerging markets
  • Heathrow pledges better connections to emerging markets with a third runway

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