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Romanian low cost carrier Blue Air adds Heathrow-Nice route

Good news for travellers to the French Riviera, Blue Air plans a four-times weekly service operating on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays from September...
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Covid restrictions remain despite national relaxation

Virtually all Covid restrictions are to be maintained at Heathrow – despite next week’s relaxation of national rules. Mask wearing will continue to compulsory indoors...
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Virgin Atlantic boosts Caribbean routes

In a continuing sign of the improvement to air services, Virgin Atlantic is bringing forward the resumption of selected flights to the Caribbean. It...

Heathrow welcomes “significant” easing of travel restrictions

A significant relaxation of travel restrictions is expected to bring an important boost to Heathrow and has been immediately welcomed by the aviation industry. Fully...

British and Irish Lions heading to South Africa with BA

British Airways is to fly the 37-strong British & Irish Lions squad to South Africa on June 27 with all the Covid precautions in...

Early morning run to Gibraltar becomes first flight as lockdown rules eased

British Airways flight BA492 to Gibraltar became the first service to a 'green list' destination as when it took off from Heathrow at 0710...

Heathrow saddened by Duke’s death

Staff at Heathrow have been saddened by the death of Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh who was a regular user of the airport...

Planned £5 charge for Heathrow drop-off

Heathrow looks set to introduce £5 vehicle access charges in front of all terminals in a bid to recoup some of the losses incurred...
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Renewed crisis for Heathrow as lockdown bites

Heathrow faces a renewed crisis as the government puts a block on all but essential air travel for a month. The decision, prompted by the...

Rapid Covid test facility unveiled at Heathrow – with results in under an hour

A rapid Covid test which produces results within an hour is now being offered at Heathrow – and is aimed at departing travellers needing...

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From the past...

Nelson Mandela on tarmac at Heathrow – 1998

The ever-charming Nelson Mandela flies into London with his new fiancee Graca Machel. A regular visitor to the UK, the South African President stood...

Royal footman carries corgi at Heathrow – 1998

A royal footman carries the Queen Mother’s corgi at Heathrow as she prepares to fly on a Queens Flight aircraft to Scotland for her...
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Chelsea UEFA Champions League winners – 2012

Frank Lampard and John Terry proudly carry the UEFA Champions League trophy through Heathrow after the final in Germany against Bayern Munich. It was...
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Singer Prince at Heathrow – 2006

Looking the picture of sartorial elegance, Prince arrives at Heathrow ready for an appearance at the Brit awards. Momentarily distracted by an incident to...
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Sir Richard Branson with Kate Moss – 2009

Posing on the wing of Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet at Heathrow, Sir Richard Branson is joined by supermodel Kate Moss, who was dressed in...
Shirley Bassey at Heathrow

Shirley Bassey heads to Oscars – 2013

One the all-time greats of showbiz. Shirley Bassey, arrives at Heathrow's Terminal 5 from her home in Monaco ready for an appearance at the...

Olympic luggage challenges – 2012

As the major gateway for the London 2012 games, Heathrow faced significant challenges in handling some of the unusual equipment needed by the participants....
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Control tower demolished – 2009

Iconic is an overused word but it certainly applied to Heathrow’s Control tower. A complex adjacent to terminals one and two. It housed office...

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