Tag: John Holland-Kaye

Heathrow’s new CEO plans stronger hub for UK

Thomas Woldbye has officially taken the helm of the UK’s hub airport this morning following the departure of former CEO John Holland-Kaye. As a champion of passenger service, sustainability and growth, Thomas’s arrival opens a new chapter in Heathrow’s story after a decade of transformation...

Heathrow’s recovery caps tenure of transformational CEO

Heathrow Airport, the United Kingdom's premier international hub, has witnessed a remarkable resurgence in September, marking a significant milestone in its recovery journey. The airport welcomed 7 million passengers, surpassing pre-pandemic 2019 traffic levels for the first time since February 2020...

Heathrow urges Unite to stop stonewalling on 10% pay rise

Passengers will have a smooth journey through Heathrow during the half-term getaway. No flights will be cancelled during the upcoming security officer strikes (25 – 27 May). Heathrow colleagues have delivered excellent passenger service throughout the previous strike periods, with most passe...

Heathrow heads towards year of renewal

Heathrow grew more than any other airport in the world last year – Passenger numbers in 2022 trebled to 62 million, as borders reopened in March after two years of closures which were tougher in the UK than in other major markets. This increase alone was equivalent to fitting virtually all of F...

Announcement on CEO of Heathrow Airport

After nine years as CEO of Heathrow Airport, John Holland-Kaye has informed the Board of his intention to stand down as CEO during 2023. The Board would like to thank John for his exceptional leadership since 2014, building a strong management team, developing a consumer-focused culture, improvin...

Heathrow to give back to one million people within its local communities

Heathrow has today published its new Giving Back Programme, reasserting its commitment to the local community to make the area a great place to live and work. This is the first comprehensive community investment plan published by the airport, clarifying the various ways it already supports the lo...

Heathrow delivers smooth service during busiest Christmas getaway since 2019

The holiday season brought a surge in passenger travel during December, with over 5.9 million people traveling through Heathrow Airport alone. This marks a 90% increase compared to the same period in the previous year. The strong growth can be attributed to transatlantic travel and JFK being the ...

Heathrow removing cap after summer of growth – Results for 9 months ended 30 Sept 2022

Heathrow served 18 million passengers this summer, more than any other European hub, in spite of being hit harder than European rivals during lockdown. Heathrow has announced that they are removing the cap from 30 October and working with airlines to agree a highly targeted mechanism that, if nee...

Heathrow regains status as Europe’s busiest airport

Neil Lancefield, yahoo.com Heathrow has regained its status as Europe’s busiest airport. The west London airport said it was used by more passengers between July and September than rivals in cities such as Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Madrid. A year ago, Heathrow blamed the UK’s comp...

July sees improving passenger experience at Heathrow following cap on departing numbers

Heathrow has seen the largest rise in passenger numbers of any European airport in the last year. Over 6 million people travelled through Heathrow in July and an estimated 16 million are expected between July and September. The cap on departing passenger numbers has delivered improvements to...

Heathrow imposes capacity cap to secure better, more reliable summer journeys

In an open letter to passengers on the capacity cap, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “The global aviation industry is recovering from the pandemic, but the legacy of COVID continues to pose challenges for the entire sector as it rebuilds capacity.  At Heathrow, we have seen 40 years of p...

Heathrow experiences 40 years of passenger growth in last 4 months

In a sign of the recovery of UK aviation, nearly 6 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in June, totalling 25 million passengers in the first six months of the year. Unprecedented growth in passenger numbers over the last four months matches what took place over the last 40 years. Hea...

Heathrow comment on CAA’s H7 Final Proposal

This morning the CAA has released its Final Proposals for the H7 price control period which runs from January 2022 - December 2026. The CAA is now undertaking a consultation on the proposal to which Heathrow will respond. The CAA will consider the feedback it receives during this consultation befo...

RwandAir reflect on highlights of CHOGM

During the summit, British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye and Executive Vice-President and Head of CDPQ Global and Global Head of Sustainability, Marc-Andre Blanchard met with RwandAir CEO, Yvonne Mokolo, who is set to become the first woman to serve as IATA’s Chair...

Heathrow responds to Chancellor’s Budget

The UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced this years Government's spending and taxation plans in todays Budget speech, announcing a myriad of measures vowing to "protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people". Inesponce to today's Budget, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “The Ch...

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