Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has celebrated its first flight from London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 with premium guests enjoying the refurbished Etihad Lounge.
Etihad Airways has confirmed it will return to London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 from 22 June 2022.
London Heathrow Airport is experiencing resurgent passenger figures, notching up a Covid-era record of 5.3 million passengers in May, about 79% of pre-pandemic levels, and an eight-fold increase on May 2021
Heathrow’s Terminal 4 will reopen to travellers on 14 June for the first time in over 2 years as part of our long-standing plan to ramp up airport capacity ahead of the summer. Qatar Airways will be the first to move, followed by around 30 airlines over the following month.
Hilton London Heathrow Airport is gearing up to showcase the results of its multi-million pound refurbishment, when Terminal 4 finally reopens on 14 June.
Heathrow and Lord Blunkett have renewed their commitment to supporting the community with the updated Heathrow Local Recovery Plan. The UK’s hub airport wants to share the benefits of aviation’s recovery with its neighbours through jobs, skills development, and education for the next generation. Reducing the airport’s carbon footprint and the negative impacts for local communities are also central to Heathrow’s sustainability strategy for building back better post-pandemic
Heathrow welcomed 9.7 million passengers in Q1 2022 in line with forecasts. January and February were weaker than expected due to Omicron-related travel restrictions, while March saw demand rise after the removal of all UK travel restrictions. The airport will remain lossmaking in 2022 as Covid losses top £4 billion.
Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd has today announced that Mark Brooker joined the airport’s Board as a Non-Executive Director in April. Mr Brooker brings a wealth of digital, financial and transport expertise to the Board as the airport gears up for growth, post-pandemic.
Bamboo Airways will depart London Heathrow for the first time today. The airline is new to the UK market and offers passengers an affordable option flying direct to Hanoi, Vietnam.
Those travelling through Heathrow will no longer be required to wear a face mask after the airport announced that it is moving away from a mandate from tomorrow.
Air Astana has resumed its twice-weekly service from London Heathrow to Nur-Sultan today. Flights from the capital of Kazakhstan will operate on Saturdays and Wednesdays using an Airbus A321LR aircraft.
New figures from Heathrow have revealed overall passenger numbers remained nearly 50 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels in February. However, outbound leisure demand is recovering strongly.