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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...

Flying out of Heathrow – our experience

These our difficult times for everyone. The pandemic is taking a heavy toll but people recognise that there is a need for effective air...

North Atlantic routes highlight collapse

There’s been a virtual collapse of air travel across the North Atlantic from Heathrow with a reduction of around 95 per cent compared to...
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British Airways offers ‘stunning’ deals to entice customers

Stunning deals to over 150 destinations have been announced by British Airways as its annual September sale is given special impetus by the Covid...

Virgin Atlantic adds Covid insurance for all passengers

Virgin Atlantic is providing immediate free-of-charge COVID-19 insurance cover for all new and existing bookings. It’ll be applicable until 31 March of next year and...

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From the past...

Queens building demolished

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...

French president on state visit – 2008

French president Nicola’s Sarkozy arrives at Heathrow at the state of state visit to be met by the Prince of Wales and Duchess...

Chinese Olympic basketball squad – 2012

Arriving at heathrow for the 2012 olympics, members of the Chinese basketball squad dwarf other athletes as they register for the games in terminal...

Concorde face-on with union flag – 1995

Concorde shows the flag at Heathrow as it prepares to carry Prime Minister John Major to New York in 1995. He was due to...

RAF guard of honour at Heathrow – 2005

Members of the RAF Regiment rehearse in front of Heathrow's Royal Suite as they prepare to perform red carpet ceremonial guard of honour for...

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