All posts tagged "London Heathrow"

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    China Southern Airlines Plans to Fly from Dublin to China

    China Southern Airlines, which now flies from London Heathrow to Wuhan and Sanya in China, will change...

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    Heathrow Customer Charges Must Be Capped – IAG

    International Airlines Group has welcomed the UK Government’s decision to expand London Heathrow with a third runway...

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    Vietnam Airlines Moves to London Heathrow Terminal 4

    Vietnam Airlines flight VN55 landed at London Heathrow yesterday morning, marking the commencement of its non-stop services between the airport and Vietnam Airlines’ dual hubs in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The occasion was marked by a welcome ceremony at Heathrow’s Terminal 4, where Vietnam Airlines will be based alongside its...

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    September Move into Heathrow T2 for SAS

    Following the opening of the brand new Star Alliance Terminal 2 at London Heathrow on 4th June, SAS announced that it will move into the ultra-modern terminal on 10th September 2014. The new facility, now known as Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal, will see all 23 Star Alliance airlines that operate at...

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    New ATC Initiative to Halve Delays for Arriving Flights at Heathrow

    Following the recommendation made by the independent Airports Commission in the UK, London Heathrow will be the first airport in the world to introduce a new system of managing arriving flights using the amount of time between flights, rather than distance.  Introduced by air traffic control operators NATS, the new system will...

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    BA Digital Tagging Trial at Heathrow

    Passengers travelling with British Airways through Terminal 5 at London Heathrow have begun to test the personalised...

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    PAL to Recommence London Service in November

    Philippine Airlines will recommence flying to London Heathrow from 4th November 2013, fulfilling the flag carrier’s promise to return to Europe four months after the lifting of the European Union ban was lifted and 15 years since the carrier ceased operating the route.  The announcement was made by Ramon Ang, PAL President...

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    Three Global Alliances Back Third Heathrow Runway Plans

    London Heathrow’s plans for a third runway have receiving the backing of the Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star alliances. Last week the UK Airport Commission published a summary of the short and medium term proposals on how to expand the UK’s airport capacity and suggested that one of the alliances could be moved...

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    London Heathrow Installs Pioneering Technology to Help Improve Punctuality of Departing Flights

    London Heathrow is the first airport in the world to use pioneering technology across its terminals that will help improve passenger experience and departing flight punctuality. ‘Positive boarding’ will help reduce airlines’ last minute searches for passengers or their bags, as well as give passengers more accurate information to help them smoothly...

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    Cathay Pacific Launches Mobile Boarding Pass at London Heathrow

    Cathay Pacific Airways has announced its latest e-service enhancement – the launch of the new Mobile Boarding Pass service that offers additional convenience for passengers departing from London Heathrow. Passengers travelling on Cathay Pacific who check-in using the airline’s Online Check-In facility can choose to receive a boarding pass directly on their...

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    British Airways New Codeshare with Loganair to Connect Donegal to Heathrow

    British Airways has  announced a new codeshare agreement with Loganair that will link Donegal to London Heathrow with a daily service connecting in Dublin. Loganair will operate the route from Donegal to Dublin; passengers will then transfer to British Airways’ mainline services to London Heathrow. Passengers will be afforded a 23kg baggage...

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    Malaysia Airlines Double-daily A380 ex-Heathrow

    Malaysia Airlines will introduce double-daily A380 flights on London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur from 24th November 2012, increasing weekly seat capacity by 16% from 5,971 to 6,916 in each direction. A daily Paris – Kuala Lumpur service will also commence on 1st March 2013. Encik Ahmad Jauhari, Group Chief Executive, said: “Ever...

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    International Routes Announced for United B787-9 Dreamliner

    United will commence its B787-9 Dreamliner international routes on 4th December 2012 with service between its Houston hub and Amsterdam through to 29th March 2013. This will be followed by a Dreamliner service between Los Angeles and Tokyo, with daily flights beginning on 3rd January 2013, and by nonstop service five days...

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    A380 on London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur Route

    Malaysia Airlines, which has now taken delivery of the first of six A380 aircraft on order, will operate the new aircraft non-stop from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur three times a week from 2nd July 2012. The 494 seats comprise 350 Economy and eight fully-flat First seats on the main deck, and...

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    Lack of Connectivity Damaging UK Economy – BAA CEO

    A total of 9.1 million passengers travelled through British Airport Authority’s airports in April, a 0.1% increase on the same month last year. BAA Chief Executive Colin Matthews said: “These are encouraging figures for Heathrow and BAA’s other airports. However, the modest growth in passenger numbers at Heathrow, the UK’s only hub...

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    Fourth Daily London – New York JFK for Virgin

    Virgin Atlantic will introduce a fourth daily flight to its London Heathrow – New York JFK service from 28th October 2012. Flight VS025 will depart London at 19.00, arriving New York 22.00, with VS026 returning at 08.00 and arriving London at 20.00. Virgin currently flies three times daily from London to New...