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Heathrow's Primary School Challenge Wins Spark! Partnership Award

Heathrows Primary School Challenge Wins Spark! Partnership Award

25 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Local Community

Heathrow’s Primary School Challenge Programme has been awarded the 2014 Malcolm Gibbons Cup in this year’s Spark! Partnership Awards, which highlight leading examples of successful collaboration between education and the local business community.

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Heathrow wins silver at Mumsnet Family Friendly Awards

Heathrow wins silver at Mumsnet Family Friendly Awards

20 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Passengers

Heathrow has received a silver award at the Mumsnet Family Friendly awards ceremony in London today, presented by Deputy Prime Minister Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP.

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The Airports Commission agrees: More local jobs and reduction in noise through Heathrow expansion

The Airports Commission agrees: More local jobs and reduction in noise through Heathrow expansion

11 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Environment
Local Community
Noise

  • 41,000[i] additional local jobs with expansion
  • Up to 31,000[ii] fewer local jobs than today without expansion
  • Less noise than today
  • £112-£211bn[iii] of economic benefits overall

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Airports Commission’s Heathrow verdict: 180,000 new jobs, up to £211bn of economic benefits AND less noise than today

Airports Commission’s Heathrow verdict: 180,000 new jobs, up to 211bn of economic benefits AND less noise than today

11 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

The Airports Commission’s national consultation document says that Heathrow will deliver more economic benefits and more jobs throughout the UK than expansion at Gatwick.

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Heathrow traffic and business commentary October 2014

Heathrow traffic and business commentary October 2014

11 November, 2014

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

  • Heathrow saw its busiest ever October with 6.32 million passengers choosing to travel through the airport, an increase of 0.4% on October 2013
  • Passenger growth continued to be driven by larger, fuller, quieter aircraft at Heathrow. Seats per aircraft increased 0.7% to 204.9, while load factors increased 0.1 percentage points to 76.1%. Passengers per aircraft rose 0.9% to 156.0
  • Passenger volumes remained strong within emerging markets, increasing 9.6% to China, 7.2% to Brazil, 6.6% to Mexico and 4.5% to India
  • Heathrow continued to welcome the transfer passengers that make such long-haul routes viable, with volumes increasing 1.1%
  • Cargo was up 8.3% overall, increasing 42.7% to Mexico, 35.8% to Brazil, 21.0% to Russia, 13.6% to China, 13.4% to India and 11.7% to Turkey
  • An open letter to the Airports Commission from 24 Chambers of Commerce representing over 40,000 businesses from across the UK underlined growing business support for Heathrow’s expansion. The Chambers outlined how only a stronger hub at Heathrow can support their regions and connect local businesses to global markets
  • Successful completion of the transition of 26 airlines into Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, with over 40,000 passengers now enjoying the world class facility every day. As a base for the Star Alliance, Terminal 2 is already enhancing efficiencies and enabling closer commercial cooperation amongst member airlines

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Why Heathrow will take Britain further

Why Heathrow will take Britain further

10 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

On the eve of the Airports Commission’s consultation on where Britain’s new runway should be located, Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye, is setting out the case the airport will be making to the Commission over the next three months.

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Heathrow celebrates record year for exports

Heathrow celebrates record year for exports

10 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate
Events & Experiences
Financial
Passengers

Heathrow has seen a 5.3 per cent increase in the volume of cargo in 2014, but new research shows that Brits have little knowledge of the scale and diversity of goods that are exported from the UK.

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UK could lose ranking as Europe’s biggest aviation hub ‘within ten years’

UK could lose ranking as Europe’s biggest aviation hub ‘within ten years’

07 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

With the Airports Commission about to launch its twelve week consultation in to the shortlisted options for how the UK can maintain its status as an international hub, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye has warned that Britain could lose its crown as home to the biggest airport for international traffic in Europe to Holland, within the next ten years.

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Heathrow celebrates its one millionth Rewards member by giving away a million miles

Heathrow celebrates its one millionth Rewards member by giving away a million miles

06 November, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate
Passengers
Retail

This week sees Heathrow Rewards, the airport’s free loyalty programme, reach its one millionth member and to celebrate it is giving away a million miles. Every swipe of a registered card with a qualifying transaction in November and December will count as one entry.

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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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