Tags: Heathrow airport

Travelex launches Heathrow’s first automated FX kiosk

New self-serve product offers customers greater choice, convenience, and flexibility in purchasing foreign currency Travelex, a market leading foreign exchange brand, has launched a new automated, self-serve currency kiosk that affords customers more choice and convenience in their foreign exchange transactions. Installed within the Travelex landside departures store at Heathrow Terminal 2, the first-of-its-kind kiosk […]

Travelex expands ATM click & collect across Heathrow, Manchester and Birmingham airports

Expansion of industry-leading FX ATM click & collect service follows successful pilot at Heathrow T5 Travelex, a market leading foreign exchange brand, has expanded its ATM click & collect service across Heathrow, Birmingham and Manchester airports following a successful pilot at Heathrow Terminal 5. Following the success of the pilot, Travelex now offers the click […]

ACI Europe: Airports turning the corner: +98% jump in passenger traffic in 2022

Nearly 2 billion passengers welcomed by Europe’s airports in 2022 Passenger traffic doubling compared to 2021, but still -21% below pre-pandemic (2019) levels Only 27% of Europe’s airports recovered their pre-pandemic (2019) passenger volumes in 2022 – with most of them (90%) being smaller & regional airports TOP 5 European airports in 2022: 1. Istanbul, […]

Sky’s The Limit for Food Manufacturer Following Investment

A global aviation catering company is expanding its footprint with the support of a six-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank. Blue Sky World, which is based in Milton Keynes and operates out of Heathrow, manufactures and supplies meals into some of the world’s largest airlines and aviation catering operators, including Virgin Atlantic, Gate Group and […]

WFS Adds Cargo Capacity at Heathrow as Volumes Soar

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has increased its facility footprint at London’s Heathrow Airport after a 30% growth in volumes in the past year. WFS has signed a five-year lease on Building 578 in the airport’s cargo area, boosting its warehouse and office space by a further 27,000 sq. ft. The additional building, due to commence […]

A Michelin-starred Indian Chef and the ‘King of Trainers’ set to give Heathrow passengers a festive bump this holiday season

Heathrow passengers are set for a fantastic holiday getaway this year as the airport reveals the top 10 new experiences to look out for when travelling Research has revealed that passengers are spending more on festive shopping this year and indulging more while at the airport this holiday season, after last year’s festivities were cancelled […]

Heathrow teams up with Microsoft to put wildlife traffickers on notice

Heathrow has teamed up with Microsoft to trial the world’s first artificial intelligence system to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. ‘Project SEEKER’ detects animal trafficking in cargo and baggage passing through the airport by scanning up to 250,000 bags a day. It recorded a 70%+ successful detection rate and was particularly effective at identifying ivory items […]

Heathrow launches recruitment drive as transatlantic travel restarts

Heathrow launches recruitment drive for over 600 new frontline roles The recruitment drive follows the end of the US travel ban – a key market for the airport – which accounted for 20% of the airport’s passenger traffic prior to the pandemic.  The airport is recruiting for new security officers, engineers, and a variety of other roles now that the easing of travel […]

Heathrow Airport: Aviation’s recovery must be matched by progress on decarbonisation

Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5C (satellite 2) viewed from airfield, David Dyson Over 3 million passengers travelled through Heathrow during October, delivering a sixth consecutive month of growth. Relaxation of travel rules ahead of half-term unleashed pent up demand, with close to 100,000 travellers a day, up 144% compared with the same time last year. Despite […]

British Airways & Virgin Atlantic Celebrate US Reopening with Historic First Ever Dual Take-Off from Heathrow Airport

Customers return to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights to the US on Monday 8 November as country relaxes entry requirements It marks the first day since March 16, 2020 that the vast majority of UK nationals have been able to fly to the US Airlines celebrated the easing of restrictions with a unique show of […]