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Bon Bon Voyage - Festive flyers set for tantalising treats

Bon Bon Voyage - Festive flyers set for tantalising treats

03 December, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Passengers
Terminal 2

While millions sit down to their Christmas lunch on December 25th, Heathrow is making sure its passengers don’t miss out. With 100,178 passengers expected to travel through the airport on Christmas Day, festive flyers will be treated to turkey, sage and onion stuffing and Christmas pudding in the form of three specially created boiled sweets.

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Terminal 2's twinkling twitter tree

Terminal 2s twinkling twitter tree

02 December, 2014

Categories:
Passengers
Terminal 2

With only 23 sleeps to go till the big man comes down the chimney, Christmas decorations are popping up all across the country. From family homes, schools and shopping centres, it seems the festive spirit is well and truly in the air. This week sees Heathrow complete its Christmas transformation with the arrival of London’s largest interactive Christmas tree at its most recent terminal – Terminal 2: The Queens Terminal.

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Holiday makers 'jet-scent' around the globe

Holiday makers jet-scent around the globe

29 October, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences
Marketing / Campaigns
Passengers
Terminal 2

This week sees Heathrow’s brand new Terminal 2 operate at full capacity with all 26 airlines now in their new home. The now complete, transition period over the last five months has already seen three and a half million passengers’ fly out from Terminal 2 on over 21,000 flights.

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Heathrow reveals the nations shopping bugbears to celebrate the opening of the world's first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

Heathrow reveals the nations shopping bugbears to celebrate the opening of the worlds first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

14 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Passengers
Retail
Terminal 2

Heathrow, the UK’s only hub airport, today announces the opening of the world’s first Personal Shopping Lounge in an airport. To mark the occasion, Heathrow has conducted fresh research which reveals the nation’s shopping bugbears and maps the evolution of a new wave of social media shopper.

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Emerging artist's London Taxi sculpture unveiled at Terminal 2

Emerging artists London Taxi sculpture unveiled at Terminal 2

11 August, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Events & Experiences
Terminal 2

Today, ‘London Taxi’, a new sculpture, by London artist Benedict Radcliffe has been unveiled at Heathrow’s Terminal 2| The Queen’s Terminal.

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Heathrow traffic and business commentary July 2014

Heathrow traffic and business commentary July 2014

11 August, 2014

Categories:
Airlines
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Financial
Terminal 2
Traffic figures

  • 6.97million passengers travelled through Heathrow in July 2014, an increase of 0.5% on July 2013 and Heathrow’s busiest ever month
  • 27th of July also saw Heathrow’s record busiest day, with 239,928 passengers passing through the terminals
  • Seats per aircraft increased 0.7% to 204.9, whilst load factors decreased 0.5 percentage points to 82.3%. Passengers per aircraft rose 0.1% to 168.7
  • Within the emerging markets, Mexico was up 15.4%, China was up 10.4%, India was up 7.6%
  • Cargo was up 7.8% overall, increasing nearly 36% to Mexico, 34.6% to Russia and 11.5% to China
  • China’s performance is likely to strengthen further in forthcoming months, with Air China set to double its service to Beijing from October, following which there will be 51 departures from Heathrow per week to mainland China
  • Air China’s flights will operate from T2, demonstrating at an early stage the benefits of having STAR alliance operating under one roof - maximising transfer traffic and therefore the economic viability of routes

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New Heathrow Terminal 2 opens today

New Heathrow Terminal 2 opens today

03 June, 2014

Categories:
Airlines
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Construction
Local Community
Retail
Terminal 2

The first flights will arrive at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 today; almost 60 years after the original Terminal 2 opened as the airport’s first passenger terminal in 1955.

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Heathrow congestion charge could be used to fund public transport improvements

Heathrow congestion charge could be used to fund public transport improvements

09 May, 2014

Categories:
Airlines
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Construction
Corporate
Environment
Financial
Heathrow Express
Local Community
Marketing / Campaigns
Parking
Passengers
Premium services
Terminal 2
Traffic figures

Heathrow Airport will say to the Airports Commission this month that there may be a case for introducing a congestion charge for people travelling to the airport once improvements in public transport have been delivered.

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Heathrow unveils the world's first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

Heathrow unveils the worlds first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport

30 April, 2014

Categories:
Passengers
Retail
Terminal 2

Ahead of the opening of its new Terminal 2, Heathrow is revealing the leisure, retail and dining experiences passengers can expect when they fly. These include the world’s first Personal Shopping lounge at an airport, providing customers with a comfortable and private space with an accredited stylist, delivering individually tailored sessions free of charge and regardless of ticket type.

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Results for the three months ended 31 March 2014

Results for the three months ended 31 March 2014

28 April, 2014

Categories:
Airport (general)
Capacity/Economy
Financial
Terminal 2

  • Best ever passenger satisfaction, reflecting steady operational improvement
  • Traffic growth year on year of 0.5% reflects later timing of Easter in 2014
  • Revenue up 10.8% to £576 million and EBITDA up 31.8% to £319 million providing strong position to start new regulatory period
  • Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal remains on track for its first flight on 4 June 2014
  • Heathrow will submit refined proposals on its third runway to the Airports Commission reflecting input from public consultations

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