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New data quantifies regional benefit of Heathrow expansion for the first time

New data quantifies regional benefit of Heathrow expansion for the first time

29 January, 2015

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

Heathrow expansion is the best option on jobs and GDP gains for every part of the UK, as the Airports Commission’s consultation deadline nears

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New Poll: Growing local support for Heathrow expansion

New Poll: Growing local support for Heathrow expansion

19 January, 2015

  • More people support Heathrow expansion than oppose it
  • 58% of residents feel positively about the airport
  • 10,006 residents from 10 constituencies around Heathrow were polled

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Fashion icon Laura Bailey reopens Terminal 5

Fashion icon Laura Bailey reopens Terminal 5

14 January, 2015

Categories:
Airport (general)
Marketing / Campaigns
Passengers
Retail

Terminal 5 reopens today welcoming the world’s most desirable luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Rolex, Bottega Veneta and Fortnum & Mason. After 18 months of development, style icon Laura Bailey unveils a new look for Heathrow’s Terminal 5.

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Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce joins growing list of Heathrow supporters

Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce joins growing list of Heathrow supporters

13 January, 2015

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate

As the Airports Commission continues its national consultation on airport capacity expansion, Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce has joined 25 other Chambers in recognising the unique benefits an expanded Heathrow would bring to British business.

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Heathrow Airport Welcomes the latest generation of Qatar Airways’ quiet aircraft

Heathrow Airport Welcomes the latest generation of Qatar Airways’ quiet aircraft

12 January, 2015

Qatar Airways has brought its first A350 XWB aircraft to Heathrow to help the airport prepare for its eventual introduction.

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Heathrow traffic and business commentary December 2014

Heathrow traffic and business commentary December 2014

12 January, 2015

2014 Full-Year Traffic Results:

  • A record 73.4 million passengers made journeys through Heathrow in 2014, an increase of 1.4% on 2013
  • Fast-growing emerging markets continue to be a driver of traffic growth at Heathrow, with passenger volumes up 6.3% to Latin America, 5.2% to East Asia and 3.5% to the Middle East & Central Asia
  • Growth of 2.5% in transfer passenger volumes at the UK’s only hub attracted more long-haul flights to growth markets like China and Mexico
  • The UK’s largest port saw growth of 5.3% in cargo volumes to 1.5 million metric tonnes, helping more of Britain’s exports reach new markets

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Heathrow welcomes Vietnam Airlines to the UK’s only hub airport

Heathrow welcomes Vietnam Airlines to the UK’s only hub airport

10 January, 2015

Categories:
Airlines
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Corporate
Passengers

  • Vietnam Airlines will move from Gatwick and ramp up to a daily service from Heathrow
  • Flights will start on 31st March 2015
  • The airline will launch its new 787-9 fleet from the UK’s hub at Heathrow in July 2015

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Consumers more likely to see lower fares by expanding Heathrow than by expanding Gatwick according to new Airports Commission research

Consumers more likely to see lower fares by expanding Heathrow than by expanding Gatwick according to new Airports Commission research

18 December, 2014

Categories:
Airlines
Capacity/Economy
Corporate
Passengers

Expanding Heathrow will deliver greater reductions in ticket prices for passengers than expanding Gatwick, according to new research published today by the Airports Commission.

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Heathrow completes sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports

Heathrow completes sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports

18 December, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Corporate
Financial

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited has today completed the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports to a consortium formed by Macquarie and Ferrovial.

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Passengers begin their worldwide journey for Christmas

Passengers begin their worldwide journey for Christmas

17 December, 2014

Categories:
Events & Experiences
Passengers

This week marks the start of the holidays, with children breaking up from school and joining their families across the globe to spend Christmas together. 116,700 passengers are expected to depart from Heathrow on 19th December, with 698,438 passengers departing between 19th December and Christmas day.

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