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Tag: Heathrow Airport

  • Tuesday, February 27th 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    Heathrow is UK's largest port by value: £106bn worth of goods; needs urgent expansion

    Expanding Heathrow will double the airport’s cargo capacity and support up to 40 new long-haul trading links, helping British exporters reach new customers

    Britain’s exporters risk being held back by a lack of access to key trading markets, new data has revealed. As Britain prepares to leave the EU, the data shows that key routes from Heathrow to Shanghai, Delhi, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Tokyo Haneda and Dubai are virtually full and unable to accommodate further growth in trade. Combined, these six routes alone account for nearly 18% of Heathrow’s total cargo volumes.

  • Saturday, January 13th 2018 - 09:33 UTC

    Record breaking year for London Heathrow Airport: 78 million passengers

    Heathrow’s annual noise and contour report revealed noise footprint was at its smallest recorded level in 11 years. Night time jet movements also decreased by 32%

    A record breaking 78 million passengers travelled through London Heathrow Airport in 2017, up 3.1% on last year with passenger volumes driven by larger and fuller aircraft. Heathrow became one of the fastest growing major European hubs for cargo, with 1.7 million metric tons travelling through the airport – equivalent to the weight of 134,000 London buses or 136 London Shards.

  • Wednesday, January 3rd 2018 - 10:37 UTC

    Heathrow aggressive program to make the airport cleaner and quieter

     The introduction of the higher environmental charge forms part of Heathrow’s ambitious sustainability strategy

    Environmental charges at Heathrow are set to increase by 7% as the airport seeks to minimize its impact on local communities. From 1st January 2018, airlines are being incentivized to deploy their newest aircraft at Heathrow – making the airport cleaner and quieter for local communities.

  • Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 - 05:45 UTC

    London Heathrow and Star Alliance win the World's Airport of the Year award

    The award is one of the first bestowed on the new Terminal 2/the Queen’s Terminal which opened on June 4th, 2014

    London Heathrow and Star Alliance have won the World’s Airport of the Year at Air Transport World’s (ATW) 41st Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards, honored jointly for their collaborative work on the new Terminal 2 at Heathrow.