BREAKING: Control tower at Heathrow evacuated and all flights on hold. Inbound flights were put into a holding pattern while the cause of the evacuation was investigated. It has just been discovered to be a fire alarm.
Beijing Capital Airlines (JD/CBJ) has pushed back the launch of its Qingdao to London Heathrow route. The new route was due to launch on the 30th October 2017, however, a recent schedule change means the inaugural flight will now happen on the 17th November. The route will operate twice-weekly using [read more]
British Airways (BA/BAW) is to increase the number of Inverness to Heathrow flights from seven to ten per week. The new schedule, which starts next May, which will see a 30 percent increase in capacity on the route. is the second major boost to the economy of the highlands and [read more]
The Welsh Government has put forward plans to offer a £10m fund to airlines wanting to fly from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow. The fund is for the development of up to 5 routes linking Welsh Government owned Cardiff Airport with Heathrow. Heathrow is the controversially the favoured choice for [read more]
Following hot off the press that the Heathrow Gatwick decision would be made next week, a downing street spokesperson has now backtracked saying that Theresa May will not make a decision until Winter 2017. Theresa May had earlier told ministers at Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting that a decision on increasing airport [read more]
The UK Government has today announced a delay until at least next summer for the question of airport expansion in the UK in a move that has been described as “cowardly” by business leaders. The decision on a third runway at Heathrow or a second runway at Gatwick has been [read more]
In what can only be described as a bizarre decision the Airport Commision has today concluded that the best option for Airport Expansion in the UK is a 3rd Runway at London’s Heathrow. The preferred option will see a new runway to the north of Heathrow airport wiping out the [read more]