Heathrow Aiport

Heathrow going down the chute, Russia and Turkey emerge

As London Heathrow lost its title as the busiest airport, emerging aviation hubs in Turkey and Russia came to take its place....


Green light for Heathrow third runway

The UK Supreme Court gave permission for the expansion of the third runway at London Heathrow Airport. ...


Heathrow Airport workers strike in car-rally

Starting from December 14, 2020, around 4,000 Heathrow Airport workers are set to strike in a car-based rally over wage cuts. ...


Trouble in Heathrow: workers to strike over pay-cuts

Heathrow airport workers, represented by Unite the Union, plan four days of strikes over reduced pay....


Weather at Heathrow ruins symbolic British Airways 747 take-off

British Airways (BA) bid a farewell to its final two Boeing 747-400 aircraft based at Heathrow Airport (LHR), the United Kingdom. The iconic jumbos were scheduled to depart synchronically on parallel runways for the very last time on October 8, 2020. However, cloudy and rainy weather conditions ruined plans....


Heathrow disruption caused by stuck plane

Takeoffs and landings were temporarily disrupted at London Heathrow on the morning of February 19, 2020. An aircraft had to be towed away from a taxiway, forcing the airport to close one of its two runways for several “minutes”. The disruption, while short-lived, was pointed out to be the reason for United Airlines’ squawk 7700 emergency.   ...


Airline consolidation in Europe: worrying times for the industry

Seemingly, consolidation has become the main word when discussing the trends within the aviation industry, especially in Europe. But, essentially, what is consolidation and how it is affecting the skies above Europe?...


Heathrow Airport expansion delayed again; expected in 2028-2029

After running into multiple delays, the expansion of the United Kingdom’s busiest airport, London Heathrow International Airport (LHR), was pushed back once again. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) denied permission for the airport to increase spending, delaying the project by another 12 months. Work is estimated to be finished by early 2028 or late 2029....


BA + IT = Misery

It has been a day of complete misery for thousands of British Airways passengers as yet another IT glitch has caused a mass outage at check-in and departure operations at London Heathrow, London Gatwi...


British Airways IT glitch strands passengers at 3 London airports

If troubles with its pilots and repercussions from last year’s data breach incident were not enough, British Airways has just taken another hit. An IT system failure on August 7, 2019, has forced the UK’s flagship carrier to cancel and delay hundreds of flights across three London airports, stranding passengers during peak summer travel season. The problem has since been resolved, British Airways told AeroTime. ...