Heathrow Airport News

Vivanta brand headed to UK with Heathrow property

Vivanta brand headed to UK with Heathrow property

yesterday Hotel News

The Indian Hotels Company has singed for a Vivanta hotel at Heathrow Airport in London in partnership with Hayre Group. The hotel will have approximately 108 spacious rooms, an all-day-diner, a bar and lounge, gym as well as banqueting and meeting space facilities.

BA chief criticises UK border wait times

BA chief criticises UK border wait times

6 August 2018 Airline News

Alex Cruise, chief executive of British Airways, has urged the UK government to address lengthening queues at Heathrow Airport. The airline chief executive called on home secretary Sajid javid to “take immediate action to address this border farce”.

Heathrow records busiest ever first half of year

Heathrow records busiest ever first half of year

24 July 2018 Airline News

Heathrow welcomed an all-time high of 38.1 million passengers during the first half of 2018, up by 2.5 per cent on the same period last year. At the same time, four new connections to China in 2018 helped trade through Heathrow grow 2.2 per cent, to 841,449 tonnes of cargo.

Busiest ever June at London Heathrow

Busiest ever June at London Heathrow

11 July 2018 Airline News

World Cup fever has delivered Heathrow’s busiest June on record, as more than seven million passengers travelled through the UK’s hub. In total 7,125,000 passengers passed through the terminals last month, a figure 5.4 per cent up on June last year.

UK government green-lights Heathrow expansion

UK government green-lights Heathrow expansion

25 June 2018 Airline News

The construction of a third runway at London Heathrow Airport is set to begin in earnest following approval for the project by the UK parliament. The government made a series of pledges to ensure the passing of the bill, including that there would be no cost to taxpayers.

Gulf Air launches double daily Bahrain-London connection

Gulf Air launches double daily Bahrain-London connection

25 June 2018 Airline News

Gulf Air has launched its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service connecting Bahrain International Airport and London, Heathrow. Onboard the airline’s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London Heathrow were members of the airline’s executive management team.

Heathrow expansion likely to face judicial review

Heathrow expansion likely to face judicial review

19 June 2018 Airline News

DAC Beachcroft, legal advisers to the consortium proposing an extended runway at Heathrow Airport, have written to secretary of state for transport, Chris Grayling, highlighting what it calls serious errors by his department in the Airports National Policy Statement.