Heathrow

  • Heathrow Airport trials new Amadeus touchless bag drop technology

     Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    Heathrow Airport is currently undergoing Amadeus touchless bag drop technology trials. The system uses proximity sensors to allow passengers to check-in their luggage without touching the screens on the kiosks. The new contactless experience has initially been installed on six …

  • Gulf Air’s grand return to London Heathrow

     Tuesday, August 10, 2021

    Gulf Air has officially relaunched its double daily direct passenger flight to Heathrow Airport London. The decision is coordinated with the latest decision by the British authorities to add Bahrain to the amber list for the incoming travellers.  This implies …

  • Heathrow reports continued losses due to COVID

     Thursday, July 29, 2021

    According to the latest reports by Heathrow Airport, the cumulative losses from Covid-19 have amounted to £2.9 billion. The revenue fell by half in the six months to June, down to £348 million.Losses totalled £868 million for the period. Just …

  • UK holidaymakers flocking to beaches to soak up the sun

     Tuesday, July 20, 2021

    The temperatures will continue to soar across the United Kingdom after a weekend which saw all four nations record the hottest day of the year. Many sunseekers have been flocking to beaches to soak up the sun as a high …

  • Heathrow reports low passengers numbers due to transatlantic travel restriction

     Thursday, July 15, 2021

    According to latest reports by the Heathrow airport, 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. Releasing the data, …

  • British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow join hands to verify vaccinated travellers

     Friday, July 9, 2021

    British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow have joined forces to assess if it can be quick and easy to verify those arriving into the UK who are fully vaccinated. The trio argue a similar identification process is already in place …

  • Heathrow urges for further reopening of travel

     Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    According to reports, Heathrow has 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. In response, the airport called on the government to add more …

  • Heathrow records further losses for first quarter of 2021

     Thursday, April 29, 2021

    Heathrow airport has recorded a further £329 million loss for quarter one of 2021, as only 1.7 million passengers travelled through the airport, down 91 per cent compared to the first three months of 2019. The new figure brings total …

  • Heathrow passengers decline back to 1960s levels

     Friday, March 12, 2021

    According to latest reports, monthly passenger numbers at Heathrow fell below 500,000 last month, the lowest since 1966. The airport said the decline was due to the ban on all but essential travel, blanket quarantine, pre-departure and post-arrival testing. In …

  • Heathrow introduces COVID-19 testing pilot among employees

     Monday, February 1, 2021

    Heathrow has recently started working with NHS to deliver rapid lateral flow tests to employees as it seeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the airport. The scheme has been designed to support measures already in place to keep …

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