Heathrow Airport News
Qantas unveils $100m plan to revolutionize lounge experience with new flagship lounge at Heathrow
Qantas will significantly enhance its network of lounges in Australia and overseas, elevating the pre-flight and transit travel experience for customers to a new level of luxury at key destinations.
BRITISH AIRWAYS BRINGS ROMANCE TO THE SKIES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
British Airways is sharing the love with its customers this Valentine’s Day with a range of special touches including seasonal desserts, a dedicated ‘Love is in the air’ in-flight entertainment channel and sweet treats in its lounges.
John Holland-Kaye to Step Down as CEO of Heathrow Airport
After nine years as CEO of Heathrow Airport, John Holland-Kaye has informed the Board of his intention to stand down as CEO during 2023.
Heathrow ready to welcome millions of passengers heading off for the holidays
5.6m people travelled through Heathrow in November, down from 5.9m in October. Over 55 million people have travelled through Heathrow already this year, which is nearly 70% of 2019 levels.
Heathrow to kick off the holiday season by giving away 10,000 Christmas gifts
Heathrow has enlisted hundreds of ‘Little Here to Helpers’ to kick off the festive season for passengers by giving away 10,000 Christmas gifts.
BRITISH AIRWAYS’ CUSTOMERS STUNNED AS STAR TREK CHARACTERS TRAVEL THROUGH HEATHROW
British Airways brought the magic of Hollywood to Heathrow with a very special Star Trek takeover at the airline’s Terminal 5 home to celebrate the launch of Paramount+ on board the airline’s international flights.
Heathrow to donate life-saving defibrillators to local community groups and charities
Heathrow is giving away defibrillators to local community groups, charities and small organisations around the airport. The life-saving devices are looking for a new home and are free of charge to any local community group that could benefit from one in the neighbouring area.
British Airways first UK airline to trial biometric technology
British Airways has become the first UK airline to trial the use of biometric technology for international flights, enabling customers taking part in the trial to travel through the airport ‘smartly’ without having to show their passport.
Heathrow Airport to observe national silence
Heathrow Airport to observe national silence and cancel flights on day of Queen’s funeral. The airport will be observing a national moment of silence today (Sunday September 19) and tomorrow as various shops and attractions will be closed “as a mark of respect” for the Queen
Heathrow to extend existing capacity limits through the end of the summer season
Following a consultation with airlines, Heathrow has confirmed it will extend the existing limits on the airport’s capacity through to 29 October, the end of the summer season. This will provide passengers with confidence ahead of their half-term getaways.
British Airways to suspend long-haul flight sales from Heathrow
British Airways is set to suspend sales of long-haul flights from Heathrow amid the on-going disruption at the UK’s largest airport. The carrier earlier curtailed sales for short-haul flights in response to a cap on daily passenger numbers.
Heathrow Airport and Emirates release joint statement
The President of Emirates Airline and the CEO of Heathrow Airport held a constructive meeting this morning.