International Airlines Group has attacked Heathrow airport’s plans to make passengers stump up £3.3 billion in advanced costs for a third runway before planning permission is guaranteed.
Etihad Airways is to boost its services from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow by adding a fourth year-round daily service between the two capitals. The new service is set to launch on October 27th.
Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminal 2 has opened its doors to guests. The 369-room hotel, located at Europe’s busiest airport, is the latest addition to the growing Hilton Garden Inn portfolio.
Heathrow has launched a 12-week statutory consultation on its proposed expansion. The move is the latest milestone in delivering the infrastructure project and comes as the airport unveils its preferred masterplan for the development.
Over 6.7 million passengers travelled through Heathrow during May, the 31st month of consecutive growth at the London airport. The figure is up 1.4 per cent on the same time last year, boosted by both of May’s bank holidays as holidaymakers spent the long weekends away.
Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. When fully deployed, the 3D equipment could end the need for passengers to remove their liquids and laptops from cabin baggage when passing through security.
The Star Alliance connection service is now available at London Heathrow Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline flights.
Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, India, for the first time in four years. Tickets will go on sale next Tuesday, with the first service set to take off on October 27th.
British Airways travel spas have unveiled a stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu. Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has partnered with the flag-carrier and Elemis to refresh the Heathrow travel spas, transforming the travel sanctuary with her trademark style.