London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

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...

London Heathrow Airport control tower evacuated

A number of planes at Heathrow Airport have been disrupted after its control tower was forced to evacuate. The alarm on the airfield meant several...

Huge grass fire near Heathrow Airport

Large fire close to Heathrow Airport is disrupting the air traffic as the visibility is obstructed due to the smoke that blows across the...

Finnair launches off-airport baggage collection and check-in service in London with AirPortr

Finnair will begin offering a new baggage collection and check-in service from London Heathrow to enhance its customer experience in partnership with leading airport...

Heathrow wins the latest battle but the war continues

While airport industry insiders and many in the UK business community will welcome this latest step towards a third runway at Heathrow, they would...

Flybe makes its mark during first year at London Heathrow

Airline’s 2018 Summer schedule features new weekend flights Choice of up to 92 flights a week to and from Scotland Two routes serving...

Airbus and London Heathrow airport celebrate 10th anniversary of first A380 flight to London

More than 200 million passengers have enjoyed the A380 experience Airbus and Heathrow airport are celebrating the 10th anniversary of A380 operations at the airport....

Oman Air helps reduce London Heathrow’s noise footprint

Airline achieves almost perfect score of 99 percent in airport’s noise league table. Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted...

Airside vehicle crash at London Heathrow airport, worker dies

Two drivers were involved in the crash on the taxiway just after 06:00 GMT. At least 20 British Airways flights have been delayed by the...