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British Airways to launch flights between London Heathrow and Dammam, Saudi Arabia

From 1 December, British Airways will fly from London Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia. The route will be the only...

Air Belgium lands a new ACMI contract with British Airways to fly between London Heathrow and Toronto Pearson

After many similar contracts with British Airways for flights to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Newark, Air Belgium has signed an agreement with the British...

Explosives found at London Heathrow and London City Airport

Metropolitan Police are investigating three packages containing explosives found at London Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo station. "The packages - all A4-sized white...

Etihad Airways increases London Heathrow flights from April 2019

Etihad Airways will increase its flights from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow, from three to up to four daily services, to meet peak demand...

British Airways’ Boeing 747 in BOAC livery has arrived at London Heathrow

British Airways' Boeing 747-400 with BOAC livery (G-BYGC) has arrived at London Heathrow airport. The arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight 50th...

Virgin Atlantic opens new Tel Aviv route and welcomes its cargo potential

Virgin Atlantic’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv will provide more import and export opportunities for customers in the UK, US...

British Airways Airbus A380 encounters flaps retraction problem, dumps fuel and returns to Heathrow

On 8 February, a British Airways Airbus A380 (G-XLEA) departed London Heathrow for flight BA27 to Hong Kong. The aircraft, however, encountered a flaps...

British Airways relies on Air Belgium to link London Heathrow and New York Newark (from 1 April 2019)

From 1 April 2019 until 8 June 2019, Air Belgium will fly from London Heathrow to New York Newark for British Airways (flights BA185/BA184). By...

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...