Tag Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye: 2018 was the best ever year at Heathrow

LONDON, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow reports 2018 as the best year in the airport’s history after eight years of consecutive growth. Commenting on an exceptional year at Heathrow, the airport’s CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “2018 was the best ever year … Read the full press release

Heathrow announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019

Heathrow to launch airport’s first end-to-end biometrics trial bringing facial recognition to each point of the departing passenger’s journey The £50 million project will see facial recognition added to even more points in the passenger journey, transforming the passenger experience … Read the full press release

Heathrow’s annual Race the Plane charity challenge joined by 400 cyclists to raise money for The Duke of Edinburgh’s charity

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visits Heathrow as airport celebrates DofE partnership, with cyclists taking part in the third annual Race the Plane challenge The challenge sees over 400 cyclists from the airport race a United flight from … Read the full press release

Heathrow: UK’s first electric-hybrid aircraft to touch down at the UK’s hub free of charge for a year

Speaking at the BusinessGreen Summit, CEO John Holland-Kaye will open the incentive to all airlines operating at Heathrow both now and in the future The grand innovation prize is the latest in a suite of measures designed to encourage airlines … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Heathrow to offer 50% increase in the discount for domestic flights from 1st January 2018

Heathrow will shave £15 off airport charges for UK fliers – increasing the airport’s existing domestic discount by 50% Domestic discount introduced to make it cheaper to fly within the UK and boost domestic flights to Heathrow UK passengers set … Read the full press release

Heathrow to increase environmental charges to minimise its impact on local communities

Heathrow has restructured environmental charges to incentivise airlines to use cleaner, quieter aircraft Environmental charges set to increase 7% from 1st January 2018 Change is part of Heathrow’s efforts to minimise the airport’s impacts on local communities LONDON, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Heathrow funds UK SMEs to encourage them to export their goods or services to new international markets

Heathrow to fund 20 SMEs’ trade missions, trade shows and foreign market research in partnership with the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ Campaign Products SMEs are looking to export include beauty products, organic beets, puncture-proof tyres and ice cream … Read the full press release

New Channel 4 television programme ‘Arrivals’ filmed exclusively at Heathrow

Airs: 7pm on Wednesday 28 December on Channel 4 LONDON, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The warmth of a welcome home has been captured in a new Channel 4 television programme ‘Arrivals’, filmed exclusively at Heathrow. The one-hour programme, narrated by … Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes its second dedicated cargo-only service, AirBridgeCargo Airlines

100 tonnes of additional cargo will go through Heathrow a week New service will add to the airport’s efforts to double cargo capacity through expansion, and £180 million investment Last year, 29% of the UK’s non-EU exports by value went … Read the full press release

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye: It’s been a fantastic start to 2016 and Heathrow is performing strongly on all fronts

LONDON, 28-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — High service standards recognised as Heathrow is named ‘Best airport in Western Europe’ by Skytrax for second consecutive year 16.8 million passengers using Heathrow in first three months, up 2.6%. Garuda Indonesia is the latest … Read the full press release

Heathrow responds to media speculation about Heathrow’s expansion

Responding to media speculation how Government will respond to the Airports Commission’s recommendation for Heathrow expansion, a Heathrow spokesperson said: LONDON, 9-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Prime Minister’s own Airports Commission confirmed in July that expanding Heathrow would have the … Read the full press release

Heathrow to trial a steeper approach for aircraft landing as part of its Blueprint for Noise Reduction to improve the noise climate around Heathrow

LONDON, 11-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow today announced plans to trial a steeper approach for aircraft landing at Heathrow. This trial is one of 10 practical steps Heathrow is taking through its Blueprint for Noise Reduction to explore ways to … Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes Airports Commission’s clear recommendation that “the best answer is to expand Heathrow’s runway capacity”

Heathrow welcomes Airports Commission’s clear recommendation for expansion and calls for Government to approve expansion, for all of Britain Heathrow expansion is supported by businesses, unions, communities, airports, airlines and politicians from every part of the UK Airports Commission finds … Read the full press release

Heathrow unveiled new plans to provide insulation to homes, if the Government gives planning approval for a third runway

Meets public challenge to develop noise insulation scheme comparable to other European hub airports including Schiphol, Madrid, Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt New offering shaped by feedback from local public consultation Enhanced offer to cover all insulation costs for residents … Read the full press release

LHR Airports Limited: 6.97 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in July 2014 making it Heathrow’s busiest month ever

LONDON, 11-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — LHR Airports Limited: 6.97 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in July 2014 making it Heathrow’s busiest ever month 6.97million passengers travelled through Heathrow in July 2014, an increase of 0.5% on July 2013 and Heathrow’s busiest … Read the full press release

Heathrow comments on Civil Aviation Authority’s cut of airport charges by RPI -1.5% from 2014-2019

London, UK, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published its decision on the economic regulation of Heathrow, cutting airport charges by RPI -1.5% from 2014-2019. This will see Heathrow’s per passenger airline charges fall in real … Read the full press release

Heathrow and Asia House expanded their series of guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia

London, UK, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow and Asia House have expanded their series of tailored guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia. The series now includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, The Philippines and Turkey, and follows … Read the full press release

IAG CEO Willie Walsh: A Sad Day for Heathrow’s Customers

London, UK, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — With today’s final price proposal for Heathrow, the Civil Aviation Authority has left the airport’s customers with the burden of forking out almost an extra £1bn over the next five years, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh … Read the full press release