The new comes as the government reportedly prepares to remove quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries in the coming weeks.
Heathrow has now seen cumulative losses from Covid-19 of around £2.9 billion, according to the latest results from the airport. Revenue fell by half in the six months to June, down to £348 million.
Heathrow passenger numbers are still nearly 90 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels according to the latest figures from the airport. Just 975,000 people passed through the facility in June.
The UK could undergo an economic pivot post-Brexit, with non-EU trade potentially increasing by 20 per cent over the next five years from nearly £473 billion in 2019 to £570 billion in 2025.
Heathrow Airport has confirmed it will return to two runway operations from this week ahead of a predicted uptick in travel. The busiest airport in the UK will also reopen terminal three later this month
Ahead of the G7 meeting in Cornwall later this month, aviation leaders from the UK and US said the lifting of restrictions was essential to igniting an economic recovery.
Working alongside Vitol Aviation and Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel, the fuel will blended to use across flights operating at Heathrow over the next few days.
Hotel quarantine for arrivals from the most dangerous destinations has been required for nearly four months, and there had been concerns of passengers mixing in queues during immigration.
JetBlue will enter the transatlantic market later this year, offering flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and both Gatwick and Heathrow in London.
Heathrow welcomed just 536,000 passengers in April, down 92 per cent from the pre-pandemic figure of 6.2 million recorded in the same month of 2019.