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London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Drone sighting halts departures at London Heathrow airport

Departures at Heathrow have been stopped after a drone was sighted, the airport says. A Heathrow spokeswoman "As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures...

Garuda Indonesia launches the first non-stop flight between Western Europe (London Heathrow) and Bali

Garuda Indonesia starts with non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Bali from January 22. This flight, operated thrice weekly, is part of a modification...

Finnair increases capacity to London with a second wide-body aircraft upgauge and a new daily frequency in Summer 2019

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding capacity on its route between Helsinki and London Heathrow for the summer 2019 season starting...

Electrical problems on LATAM Boeing 777 – overweight emergency landing at Belo Horizonte, Brazil

On 20 December, a LATAM Brasil Boeing 777-300 (PT-MUG) was operating flight LA8084 from São Paulo (Brazil) to London Heathrow (United Kingdom). The crew...

London Heathrow Airport welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period

Heathrow pays for ‘settled status’ as team welcomes 80m passengers   Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in...

LOT ranked as the quietest airline at London Heathrow Airport

LOT Polish Airlines ranked first in the ranking of the quietest airlines of the Heathrow Airport in London. The flag carrier of Poland was...

British Airways bids farewell to iconic Boeing 767 with a last flight from Larnaca to Heathrow

767 first entered fleet in 1990, flying over 425,000 commercial flights Last commercial flight took place yesterday, Larnaca – Heathrow, before being retired...

Flybe transfers its Newquay-London route from Gatwick to Heathrow

UK Transport Secretary announces new flights between Cornwall and Heathrow Potential for over 170,000 passengers to travel on the new route every year. Today (22 November...

Star Alliance welcomes member carrier Shenzhen Airlines to London Heathrow

Chinese Airline offers three weekly flights between London and Shenzhen Shenzhen Airlines has become the 25th Star Alliance member carrier to fly to London Heathrow, further solidifying the Alliance’s presence at...

Runway lighting issues on both Heathrow’s runways disrupted air traffic

Flight disruptions at London Heathrow, one of Europe's biggest airports, this morning following earlier runway lighting issues on both runways. Several long-haul flights were...

Loss of separation between Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 and a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 above London

On 23 October, two aircraft with destination London Heathrow have gotten closer together than they should have done: a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350 (9M-MAG) from Kuala...

First electric aircraft at London Heathrow won’t pay landing fees for a year

In a world airport first, Heathrow has announced that the first electric-hybrid aircraft will not have to pay Heathrow’s landing charges for an entire...

Korean Air celebrates 30 years in the United Kingdom

Korean Air celebrated the 30-year anniversary of the commencement of its scheduled service between the UK and South Korea with an event at London’s...

British Airways to launch four weekly flights towards Osaka-Kansai, Japan

British Airways customers are set to soak up Osaka next summer as the airline is launching direct flights to Japan’s second largest city. The...

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350-900 heads back to London Heathrow after landing gear issue

On 13 September, a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350-900 (9M-MAF) was operating flight MH1 from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. Due to a technical issue...

Air Belgium extends deal with British Airways; operating flights between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi

Between 3 and 5 September, Air Belgium operated British Airways flights between London Heathrow and Cairo. Between 15 September and 4 October onward, the...

Freddie for take-off ! A Bohemian Rhapsody baggage handlers tribute

https://youtu.be/oWQ5K4lsucQ Mercury worked as a Heathrow baggage handler before he joined Queen in 1970 British Airways and Heathrow staff will celebrate Freddie For A...

Precautionary landing of a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 disrupts air traffic at London Gatwick

This morning (31 August), the single runway (*) at London Gatwick was closed between 06:30 and 07:00 (UTC +1) after a precautionary landing of...

Air Belgium to operate a few flights for British Airways between London Heathrow and Cairo

Air Belgium will operate flights for British Airways, Aviation24.be discovered thanks to forum member TLspotting. The airline, currently operating scheduled flights between Brussels South...

British Airways will axe its flights between London Heathrow and Tehran

From 22 September, British Airways will cancel its London Heathrow to Tehran, Iran route as being "not commercially viable". Only two years ago the...