Tag: London Heathrow

British Airways to increase flights from Delhi to London Heathrow

British Airways will add a new daily flight to its schedule between Delhi and London Heathrow from 20 April 2025. This will increase the airline’s schedule across India to 63 flights a week across five cities. British Airways currently operates 56 flights a week – three a day from Mumbai, ...

Saudi Arabia could take ‘effective majority control’ of Heathrow airport

Saudi Arabia could take effective majority control of London Heathrow with other investors considering selling their stakes, according to reports. The Public Investment Fund (PIF) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund – and the Saudi-backed asset management firm Ardian have signed a £2.4b d...

Vietnam Airlines confirms daily nonstop flight schedule from London Heathrow this winter

National flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, has confirmed its return to daily flight frequencies from London Heathrow to Vietnam this winter, with daily nonstop services having resumed on 29 October 2023. The APEX five star-rated airline is now operating four flights per week to Hanoi and three per we...

Etihad adds third Big Bird A380 service to its London Heathrow operation

Etihad Airways will add a third daily Airbus A380 to its highly popular London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi service on 1 November. The new A380 service is in response to increased customer demand, and with the aircraft upgrade, the award-winning national airline of the United Arab Emirates has boosted c...

RwandAir set to launch daily direct London flights

Daily flights launch on 29 October 2023 RwandAir is to launch daily direct services between London Heathrow and Kigali this winter, as it continues to expand its European network and meet the extra demand for UK flights. The African airline, which has been operating from London since 2017, will ...

Disruption Looms as London Heathrow Faces Security Strikes

London Heathrow, one of the busiest airports in the world, is bracing for a potentially chaotic summer as security workers threaten to strike. The strikes, scheduled to occur between June and August, could have a significant impact on the airport's operations, with thousands of flights and millio...

British Airways has launched flights between London Heathrow and Istanbul

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen has become the latest destination to join British Airways’ network, with the inaugural flight touching down on the Anatolian side of Istanbul on Thursday 1 June 2023. The new route between London Heathrow (LHR) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) will operate four times pe...

Stopover and rediscover Portugal with TAP

TAP Air Portugal has reintroduced its popular Stopover scheme to allow customers to rediscover Portugal. The Portuguese flag carrier has relaunched the award-winning programme to coincide with its participation in this year's International Tourism Fair (BTL) in Lisbon to help boost Portugal’s t...

How cooking oil is helping power Heathrow’s green revolution

Greener, cleaner jet fuel has become a hot commodity at Heathrow as the airport embarks on the second year of its Sustainable Aviation Fuel incentive scheme. In 2022 Heathrow launched a world first – an airport SAF incentive programme which aimed to cover up to 50% of the extra cost, making the...

First retrofitted Emirates A380 enters service

The first Emirates A380 to be completely refurbished under the airline’s US$ 2 billion retrofit program has been deployed on the Dubai-London Heathrow service, operating as EK003.    See this timelapse video of the retrofit work done on A6-EVM, the first of 120 Emirates aircraft to have comp...

Finnair jumps back into Japan with Asian expansion

Finnair is leading the return to Asia in 2023 by resuming flights to Osaka in Japan as travel demand rebounds. The Nordic carrier is set to relaunch its popular route from Helsinki to the port city of Osaka, on 26 March 2023, as it rebuilds its Japanese network. Customers will be able to choos...

Aer Lingus launches largest UK transatlantic summer schedule to date

Aer Lingus has launched its biggest ever summer 2023 schedule for UK customers with a record-breaking 2.25 million seats on sale to North America. The Irish flag carrier unveiled its largest North American summer schedule to date in line with customer demand for more transatlantic flights, includ...

Threat of industrial action forces United Airlines climb down

Airline drops outsourcing plans as Unite wins cost of living pay boost Airport operations workers employed by United Airlines at London Heathrow have secured a new pay deal which includes an improved pay offer and a commitment from the company to abandon outsourcing plans. The workers had ...

Etihad’s first Airbus A350 flight departs London Heathrow

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is celebrating its first Airbus A350 flight from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi. The flight, EY12, departed from London Heathrow at 0930 on 22 September 2022. As part of the airline’s industry-leading sustainability drive, Etihad’s Airbus A350 air...

Aerozone Stansted opens for the new term with exciting Emirates experience

Aerozone Stansted has opened its doors for the new school year with a variety of exciting new interactive experiences thanks to a generous donation from Emirates. The world's largest international airline has donated a range aviation-themed classroom tech to compliment the cutting-edge learning m...

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