Heathrow

  • British Airways cancels flights at London Heathrow airport due to heavy snow

    Published on : Friday, February 1, 2019

    British Airways has confirmed a number of short-haul flights to and from Heathrow Airport tomorrow are set to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. The Met Office has issued a ‘risk to life’ weather warning.     Passengers are …

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  • Robot valet parking soon to be a reality at Gatwick

    Published on : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

     In order to boost the number of parking spaces available Gatwick airport, the UK’s second busiest after Heathrow is working on a pilot project for robotic valet parking.     The airport is working with Stanley Robotic, a parking company …

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  • NATS’ AI technology installed at Heathrow for reducing delays

    Published on : Monday, January 28, 2019

    Technology based on Artificial intelligence (AI) which could reduce the flight delays is being installed at the Heathrow airport. The technology has been installed at the west London hub’s control tower. It will help air traffic controllers (ATCs) track aircraft …

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  • Electric cab service introduced at Heathrow

    Published on : Monday, January 21, 2019

    Now travellers can commute in legendary taxi without having to leave the airport as British Airways has introduced a brand-new electric cab service at Heathrow.     London Electric Vehicle Company taxi is well equipped with Wi-Fi, laptop and USB …

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  • Gatwick airport growth goes down by 25% due to drone chaos

    Published on : Saturday, January 12, 2019

    Gatwick airport growth witnessed a dented performance for 2018 by the drone attack bringing down the expected rise by one-quarter.     The Sussex airport was closed for 33 hours shortly before Chritsmas due to unauthorized drone activity that led …

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  • Hundreds of flights cancelled due to expected heavy winds at Amsterdam Airport

    Published on : Tuesday, January 8, 2019

    There were warning for possible disruption and tens of thousands of passengers intending to avail the Amsterdam Airport have had their flights cancelled due to strong winds.     Winds with the speed of 30mph or more were predicted from …

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  • Record passenger flows in Heathrow – Nov. 18’

    Published on : Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    Heathrow soars higher and it continues to make records.  About 6.11 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in November. It is a rise by 3.3 per cent. It is the first time that the passenger volumes in November exceeded the six …

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  • Heathrow focuses on environmental strategies, adapts ‘carbon neutral’ plans

    Published on : Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Heathrow authorities are unveiling plans to manage growth and achieve ‘carbon neutrality’ after the long fight concerning the third runway  ended  in the airport’s favour.       Many had said that it was against the idea of climate protection. …

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  • Heathrow launches new app for visually impaired passengers

    Published on : Friday, November 30, 2018

    From Monday December 3rd, visually impaired passengers at Heathrow will have access to on-demand, personalised assistance via the Aira app. Access to this app and its established network allows passengers to enhance their independence throughout the journey at Heathrow and …

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  • Heathrow issues travel warnings, runway lighting causes disruption

    Published on : Thursday, November 8, 2018

    A series of delay and disruption was faced by thousands of passengers travelling to, from and through the Heathrow Airport.     Two of the airport’s runways  during the early hours of Wednesday morning faced problem with lighting system. Although …

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  • Heathrow’s Terminal 4 to have Italian label Fendi

    Published on : Monday, November 5, 2018

      Italian brand Fendi will expanded its retail footprint in travel retail with its first boutique in Heathrow airport and will be located at Terminal 4 departures. It will be stocking men’s and women’s leather goods, handbags and fur accessories. …

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  • UK gets new route to Shenzhen

    Published on : Thursday, November 1, 2018

      The Shenzhen Airlines flight will be first link to connect UK with Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China. It will be flying three times a weak from London Heathrow and carry almost 100,000 passengers a year to China’s megacity …

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  • London Heathrow Airport touches new highs

    Published on : Friday, October 26, 2018

    Heathrow airport sees record passenger numbers and revenue as per the results for the nine months ending Sept.  30.     The airport’s retail revenue was £520 million recording +5.7 per cent rise from the last year for the corresponding …

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  • Woman kicked off British Airways after trying to smuggle her cat in hand luggage

    Published on : Thursday, October 25, 2018

    A woman was kicked off a flight after she was caught trying to smuggle her cat on board inside her hand luggage.     The passenger, who was bound for Heathrow on a British Airways flight from Glasgow, claimed that …

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  • Heathrow to roll out biometric services in 2019

    Published on : Saturday, October 20, 2018

     A full-scale roll out of new biometric services in Heathrow from next summer which will be the first for the airport will be streamlining  passenger’s journey right from the start till the end.     There will be facial recognition …

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  • Passengers face chaos, Heathrow staffs use whiteboards, information screen goes blank

    Published on : Thursday, September 27, 2018

      The flight information screens at Britain’s busiest airport went inactive in the morning and thousands of passengers converged on Heathrow from across the UK.     The airport informed the passengers to use the Heathrow website or App on the …

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  • Heathrow takes vital step towards carbon neutrality

    Published on : Monday, September 24, 2018

    Heathrow has announced its investment in an unique project in UK aviation: the restoration of UK peatlands to offset carbon emissions. Working with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and DEFRA, Heathrow’s first restoration priority will be Little Woolden Moss, part of …

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  • British Airways travellers blast airline post ‘worldwide system failure’ and travel chaos

    Published on : Saturday, September 22, 2018

    British Airways passengers faced delays after an apparent world-wide computer glitch.   Customers complained of “shambles” at Heathrow as a source told a regional media platform an urgent message was sent to staff warning of a “world wide system failure”. …

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  • Strong local support for expansion as Heathrow announces second phase of consultation

    Published on : Saturday, September 22, 2018

    New Populus polling released by Heathrow today shows support for the airport’s expansion plan remains strong in local communities. The polling results come as Heathrow confirms its second phase of consultation will start in the New Year. Building upon its …

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  • Delta pilot forced to make emergency landing after cabin pressure drops rapidly mid-air

    Published on : Monday, September 17, 2018

    A Delta pilot was forced to make an emergency landing without being able to see, because the lenses on his oxygen mask were faulty.   Cabin pressure rapidly dropped inside the Heathrow flight to Atlanta, meaning the pilot had to …

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