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Heathrow tests new 3D technology to enable faster security check

London Heathrow is testing an innovative ‘glasses-free 3D’ technology that that is intended to help reduce the number of prohibited items placed in hand baggage, and therefore offer departing passengers a smooth journey through the UK’s only hub airport. The […]

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Heathrow wins sixth Biodiversity Benchmark award

London Heathrow has received The Wildlife Trust's Biodiversity Benchmark Award for a sixth consecutive year. Heathrow is the only airport to receive this award. The UK's hub actively manages


Heathrow’s new Terminal to open in June

Heathrow's Terminal 2, The Queen's Terminal, designed by Spanish architect, Luis Vidal + Architects (LVA), will open on June 4, 2014, when a United Airlines flight from Chicago

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Heathrow Airport organises career fair for local youth

Heathrow Airport is inviting young people from the local community to sign-up for its annual jobs and careers fair in February. The airport is expecting more than 5,000 16


RunwaysUK conference discusses London Heathrow expansion

The RunwaysUK conference in London has provided a forum for aviation industry leaders to discuss the options for the expansion of London Heathrow airport and increased capacity in


Heathrow’s charitable donations for 2013 total £500,000

Local communities around London Heathrow airport received more than £500,000 in grants from the Heathrow Community Fund last year. The funds come from three sources, fines imposed on aircraft

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Heathrow sees growth in passenger numbers, calls for hub facility

London Heathrow airport has underlined the need for hub capacity after reporting a rise in passenger numbers in 2013. According to figures released by the airport, nearly 72.3m passengers


Virgin to appeal against CAA’s decision over airport charges

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic is considering an appeal against the decision by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) over airport charges, The Travel mole has reported. Virgin Atlantic


London Heathrow most expensive for airport parking

Britain has the most expensive airport parking in the world, as holiday makers pay a staggering £10 to £12 to park for one to two hours, reports have


Pilot reports ‘near-miss with UFO’ flying into Heathrow

A pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss incident when a 'cigar/rugby ball-shaped UFO' passed within a few feet of his aircraft while it was