The UK must introduce a testing on arrival regime if it wishes to maintain a leading position in global aviation, Heathrow chief executive John Holland-Kaye has argued.
With more than 800 rooms in total, the location is a short drive from Heathrow Airport, making it an ideal option for guests looking for a stay before or after their holiday.
Unite has criticised reported plans from Heathrow Airport to fire and rehire staff on inferior contracts. The union said the move undermines a vulnerable industry at a critical time.
The findings from the trials are being evaluated and will be shared with government as ministers consider how testing could provide a safe alternative to quarantine in certain circumstances.
Developed by Collinson and Swissport, the service enables arriving passengers to be tested for Covid-19 upon landing and know the result hours later.
Heathrow Airport saw an 88 per cent decline in passenger numbers in July when compared to last year, with just 860,000 people passing through.
Passenger declines at Heathrow have pushed the airport into a financial loss for the second quarter. Numbers were down over 96 per cent over the period, as global aviation came to a virtual standstill.
American Airlines will begin provisionally operating all flights from London Heathrow Terminal 5, the home of its Atlantic joint business partner and fellow oneworld member, British Airways, from tomorrow.
Heathrow welcomed just 228,000 passengers in May, down 97 per cent on the figure seen last year. In response, the airport said it would it be forced to lay off a number of staff.