Heathrow confirms planning application in 2020 alongside new delivery timetable and public consultation

Heathrow outlines timeline for submission of expansion planning application towards the end of 2020 The airport announces it will hold further public consultation to finalise airport expansion proposals following the recent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) decision to cap early spending An eight-week consultation will run from April through to June Heathrow has announced it will […]

Heathrow Primary students un-wrap Christmas at the airport

Heathrow has undergone a festive transformation, as students from Heathrow Primary deck the halls with over 500 hand crafted bulbuls and help switch on close to a kilometre of Christmas lights. The UK’s busiest airport is set to sparkle this Christmas welcoming over 6.5 million passengers in December alone. To celebrate the official opening of […]

AIPUT secures pre-let to expand its dnata City East air cargo facility at Heathrow

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has signed a pre-let agreement with its long-standing customer, dnata, promoting the continued growth of its industry-leading air cargo facility at dnata City East, located immediately south of Heathrow Airport. The proposed 115,000 sq ft facility has been designed to operate in conjunction with a […]

Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, praised Heathrow as the gateway underpinning the special relationship between the countries on a visit to the airport. Getting a behind-the-scenes look at how Heathrow operates at 99% capacity, Ambassador Johnson commended Heathrow’s joint work with US security authorities to keep transatlantic skies safe. On behalf of the […]

Heathrow takes bold action to reduce airport-related vehicle emissions

Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle emissions, as the airport continues to use its scale to help solve environmental challenges.   The UK’s only hub airport is putting plans in motion to introduce charges for passenger cars and all […]

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone in 2018 as airport takes big steps towards expansion

Full year 2018 A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with growth boosted by the use of larger and fuller aircraft. Heathrow is one of only seven airports in the world to achieve this milestone. Over 1.6m metric tonnes of cargo travelled through […]

The Great British Take Off at Heathrow

Today at Heathrow, Great British Bake Off 2016 winner, Candice Brown and food artist Michele Wibowo unveiled a 50kg gingerbread model of the airport, created to surprise travelling passengers this Christmas. The hand-made creation required ten people to install, took more than 200 hours to make, features over 1,000 gingerbread pieces and measures 40m2. Using […]