Tag: Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport Flies to Busiest First Half

Reading Time: 2 minutes Strong passenger satisfaction scores pushed up demand to fly from the UK’s hub to an all-time high of 38.1 million passengers (+2.5%), with growth across all markets. Four new connections to China in 2018 helped trade through Heathrow grow 2.2% to 841,449 tonnes of cargo. Summer getaway pushes sales higher – As the summer getaway […]

Heathrow Airport Reports Strong Start to 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Heathrow Airport has had a record start to the year, with Passengers and trade flowing through Heathrow soared to record highs, as Heathrow climbed the global airport rankings coming in as the seventh best airport in the world and retaining the top spot in Western Europe for the fourth year running at the annual Skytrax […]

London Airports to Be “Completely Full” by Mid-2030s

Reading Time: 3 minutes All five of London’s main airports will be “completely full” by the mid-2030s, and four of them within a decade, according to updated aviation demand forecasts published by the UK government. Transport minister Chris Grayling said that the forecasts “also show us that the north-west runway scheme at Heathrow is the one which delivers the […]

Heathrow Ranked The Best In The World For Connectivity

Reading Time: 1 minute London Heathrow has taken the number one spot in OAG’s annual list of the top 50 international megahubs, with the top three airports all hailing from Europe. Frankfurt took second spot while Amsterdam sat in third place. However, Heathrow was the only UK airport to feature in the top 50 list. Measured through OAG’s connections […]

British Airways Cabin Crew Begin 16-Day Strike Over Wages

Reading Time: 1 minute After 26 days of strike action taken already this year in connection with a protracted pay dispute, BA cabin crew began a further 16-day strike at 00:01hrs on July 1, which will last until 23:59hrs on July 16. The strike is being held by members of the Unite union who work on both long-haul and […]

Heathrow Has Best April On Record – Exports Growing Rapidly

Reading Time: 2 minutes A busy Easter helped Heathrow Airport to break records as over six million passengers were welcomed during the month, an 11% raise compared to April 2016. Middle-East traffic rose 20% in light of an increase in the number of operational A380s and the new service to Tehran, whilst North American traffic rose 10% on higher […]

Heathrow Airport Soars To Record Breaking Month

Reading Time: 1 minute Heathrow Airport welcomed a record 5.74 million passengers in January, an increase of 4.2 per cent on the same month of last year. The rise came alongside a 4.4 per cent growth in cargo volumes. Heathrow has seen growth accelerate in recent months, suggesting economic resilience as the UK adapts to Brexit. December (up 4.4 […]

Christmas in Aviation with Joy and Cheer

Reading Time: 1 minute Right before Christmas, Aviation Voice is willing to present you several aviation related Christmas commercials. Every single video is full of the festive spirit which gives hope to everyone, even to those who doubt about the power of Christmas magic. HEATHROW AIRPORT Christmas is a special time of year to remember those who are close to your heart! […]

UK Government Supports a New Runway at Heathrow

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a major boost for the UK economy the government announced (25 October 2016) its support for a new runway at Heathrow – the first full length runway in the south-east since the second world war. The scheme will now be taken forward in the form of a draft ‘National policy statement’ (NPS) for consultation. […]

Heathrow Plans 25,000 More Flights a Year as Revenue Increases

Reading Time: 1 minute Heathrow Airport is planning an extra 25,000 flights per year from 2021 on its existing runways to give the UK a ‘Brexit Boost’ as nine month revenues rise. Revenue rose by 1.2 per cent to just under £2.1 billion ($2.6 billion) with adjusted profit before tax rising 11 per cent to £202 million. Heathrow made […]