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.
Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport welcomed 6.79 million passengers last month (up 3.3 per cent on last April) - averaging 226,600 daily passengers or the equivalent of the population of Aberdeen.
With expansion on the horizon, Heathrow is set to invest nearly £1 billion into the airport over the coming year to prepare us for the future growth that expansion will unlock.
Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million travellers passing through the airport. The figure marked the 29th consecutive month of growth for the south-east England airport.
At the same time, joint business partner British Airways is increasing its flight schedule from London to American’s 400-flight-a-day hub in Philadelphia.
The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has launched new service between London Heathrow Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport.
Heathrow has announced the names and locations of the 18 shortlisted sites that remain in the running to help deliver the expanded airport.