Heathrow Airport

EasyJet hit by £1.27bn annual loss
EasyJet aircraft
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EasyJet hit by £1.27bn annual loss

Low-cost airline plunges into the red for the first time in its 25-year history
17 Nov 2020
Could airport coronavirus testing reduce quarantines?
Covid tester at Frankfurt airport
In Depth

Could airport coronavirus testing reduce quarantines?

Transport secretary downplays possibility of single tests to bypass quarantine
21 Aug 2020
Will the Heathrow expansion go ahead?
Heathrow
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Will the Heathrow expansion go ahead?

Speculation grows that Boris Johnson will abandon plans after court backs opponents
27 Feb 2020
Battle to halt Heathrow expansion ‘on verge of victory’
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Battle to halt Heathrow expansion ‘on verge of victory’

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says picture changed by net-zero emissions target
18 Oct 2019
Heathrow’s new runway approved by the High Court
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Heathrow’s new runway approved by the High Court

But green campaigners appeal to growing public concern over climate change
2 May 2019
Passport queues at Heathrow Airport hit two-and-a-half hours
UK border controls at Gatwick airport
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Passport queues at Heathrow Airport hit two-and-a-half hours

UK Border Force routinely failing to meet targets for processing passengers from outside EEA
13 Aug 2018
Will Heathrow’s third runway ever be built?
A Greenpeace protest against a third runway takes place outside Parliament on Monday
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Will Heathrow’s third runway ever be built?

Parliament approves new runway but Boris Johnson says many obstacles to expansion remain
26 Jun 2018

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Heathrow expansion: what are the pros and cons?
Heathrow
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Heathrow expansion: what are the pros and cons?

Boris Johnson under fire for taking mystery trip as MPs make ‘biggest transport decision in a generation’
25 Jun 2018
Black ice Monday: UK weather chaos leaves thousands stranded
British Airways Heathrow
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Black ice Monday: UK weather chaos leaves thousands stranded

Snow and icy conditions halt travel services, shut schools and leave homes without power
11 Dec 2017
'Third Heathrow runway is not enough,' say business leaders
Heathrow
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'Third Heathrow runway is not enough,' say business leaders

Institute of Directors calls for further expansion at UK's airports, saying country is 'lagging behind'
15 May 2017
UK needs third Heathrow runway, MPs tell May
Heathrow
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UK needs third Heathrow runway, MPs tell May

Politicians from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland urge PM to expand airport, but Cabinet is less keen
17 Oct 2016
Man hospitalised after stabbing himself at Heathrow airport
Heathrow Terminal 5
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Man hospitalised after stabbing himself at Heathrow airport

Passenger believed to have picked up sharp object after passing through airport security
17 Dec 2015
Boots, Dixons and WH Smith back down in VAT row
Heathrow Terminal 5
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Boots, Dixons and WH Smith back down in VAT row

Shops will either stop asking customers to show boarding cards or make clear it is not necessary
13 Aug 2015
British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is likely to be taken over by IAG, parent company of BA
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British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus

Willy Walsh has shown with Iberia that he can rationalise the legacy national airlines
6 Jul 2015
A day in the life of UK air traffic - video
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A day in the life of UK air traffic - video

New visualisation shows the 6,000 flights that pass through British airspace on an average day
18 Nov 2014
HEATHROW: The critics' verdict on the new T2
Heathrow Airport Terminal Two
In Depth

HEATHROW: The critics' verdict on the new T2

Huge sculpture Slipstream wows critics as Heathrow Terminal 2 welcomes its first passengers
4 Jun 2014
High-tech liquid scanner set to shorten airport queues
Liquid containers go through airport security
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High-tech liquid scanner set to shorten airport queues

Long airport security lines and restrictive hand luggage rules could be consigned to the past
6 May 2014
UFO spotted in Berkshire skies leaves investigators baffled
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UFO spotted in Berkshire skies leaves investigators baffled

Object shaped like a rugby ball flew within a few feet of passenger jet at 34,000ft, claims pilot
6 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 17 Jul 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 17 Jul 2013

17 Jul 2013
Third runway at Heathrow
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Third runway at Heathrow

13 Nov 2008
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