All posts tagged "London Heathrow Airport"

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    New Heathrow T2 a Perfect Answer to ‘ABH’

    London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal, which opened on 4th June 2014, is an efficient and pleasant terminal that will change the minds of Irish travellers who currently think ‘Anywhere But Heathrow’ – and Aer Lingus is, not surprisingly, promoting the Dublin T2 to Heathrow T2 journey as “the...

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    ‘Positive Boarding’ Introduced at London Heathrow

    Effective from today, Wednesday 16th April 2014, Malaysia Airlines will use London Heathrow Airport’s ‘Positive Boarding’ technology in order to ease airport processes and reduce flight delays by enabling the airline to know if the passengers are airside in the Departure area of the airport, or otherwise.    ‘Positive Boarding’ is a technology...

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    Ethiopian to Go Daily on LHR – Addis Ababa from July 2014

    Ethiopian Airlines has announced the start of daily flights from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa from 8th July 2014, when a new Tuesday evening service is added to the schedule. The new departure leaves London Heathrow at 21.00, arriving at the capital’s Bole International Airport at 07.00.  The Addis service departs at...

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    Qatar Airways All-Business Flight from LHR to Doha

    Qatar Airways is to become the first carrier to fly an all-Business Class service from London Heathrow. The new daily service will fly from Heathrow to Doha, Qatar, using an Airbus A319 configured with a single aisle and 2×2 seating offering 40 seats. The new service, from Terminal 4, commences on 15th...

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    London Heathrow to Provide Free Wi-Fi from Saturday

    London Heathrow Airport is to offer all passengers free wi-fi from Saturday 1st June 2013. The airport will offer online access without charge for 45 minutes per calendar day across all five terminals. Heathrow Rewards cardholders will receive 90 minutes of free browsing. Passengers who want to surf the web for longer...

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    Heathrow Runways Closed as BA762 Makes Emergency Landing

    London Heathrow Airport is warning of flight delays throughout the day following an incident involving a British Airways aircraft. Both runways were closed earlier today after BA flight BA762 from London Heathrow to Oslo was forced to return back to Heathrow shortly after take-off due to a technical fault.  Heathrow’s southern runway...

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    British Airways Will Move Dublin Flights to T5 at LHR

    British Airways will move its Dublin – London Heathrow flights to Terminal 5. Willie Walsh told Irish Travel Trade News that this was part of the airline’s future planning, as Terminal 1 is due for demolition in 2014. However, there are certain logistical challenges with a move to T5 , as more domestic gates...

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    Aer Lingus Will Move to LHR 2

    It has been confirmed that Aer Lingus will move all its London Heathrow flights to the new Terminal 2 building when it opens in 2014. Also using the terminal will be the Virgin Little Red flights and Star Alliance carriers. This move will be welcomed by the many passengers who disliked the long walk down a windy tunnel...

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    Heathrow Announces £3bn Extra Investment

    London Heathrow Airport today announced £3 billion of new private-sector investment in addition to the £11 billion that has been invested since 2003. The airport has applied to the UK Civil Aviation Authority to increase the airport tariff gradually from £19.33 per passenger in 2012/13 to £27.30 in 2018 – but airlines...

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    British Airways Hosts Agents to Dinner

    British Airways hosted more than 70 agents from north and south to dinner in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel. Host Simon Daly said that 2012 had been a memorable year for the airline in Ireland. BA aircrafts are now operating from Dublin to London Heathrow after an absence of 24 years and from Belfast...

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    Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery of Two New A380s

    Malaysia Airlines will add two new A380 aircraft to its fleet by the end of next week in preparation for double daily A380 services between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) from 24th November 2012. Malaysia Airlines’ third A380 arrived at KLIA yesterday from Toulouse and the fourth new aircraft...

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    Heathrow Opens Olympics Terminal

    London Heathrow Airport has opened its temporary terminal to cope with the surge in passengers anticipated after the closing ceremony for the Olympic Games. The temporary structure, which will cater for athletes and 2012 officials, will be used for the three days after the closing ceremony on 12th August. It will have...

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    Heathrow by Invitation Service Extended

    London Heathrow Airport is now extending its exclusive ‘Heathrow by Invitation’ VIP service – previously reserved for royalty, heads of state and dignitaries – to other ‘privileged guests’. The VIP lounge service is available to selected departing, arriving and connecting passengers. “You’ll rarely see another passenger and the entire experience is personally...

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    Heathrow (Almost) Operating to Schedule Today

    London Heathrow Airport is open and the usual flight schedule is operating today. There will, however, be a handful of cancellations as result of yesterday’s disruption. Airlines cancelled more than 40% of the 1,300 flights originally scheduled yesterday and said there would be some continued disruption due to the knock-on effect.

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    Some Flights Affected at London Heathrow

    Some arriving and departing flights have been cancelled today at London Heathrow Airport due to weather conditions in the UK and Northern Europe. Flights from Ireland have not been unduly affected, although two flights to London City and Munich were cancelled early this morning.

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    Virgin Atlantic to Fly London Heathrow – Vancouver

    Virgin Atlantic Airways will operate non-stop flights from London Heathrow Airport to Vancouver four times weekly from 24th May to 25th October next summer – and hopes to expand the service to all-year-round. Chief Executive Steve Ridgway told the Vancouver Sun on Friday that the flights will be operated by an A340-300...