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Heathrow Airports adds USD12 departure fee per passenger

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The pandemic seems no to spare anyone not even busy and rich airports. London Heathrow airport announced yesterday will charge passengers an extra GBP 8.90 (USD 12.37) a flight to keep check-in desks, baggage system and lights going after losing GBP 1.5billion in nine months due to Covid. These costs are normally covered by annual […]

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub

New strain of COVID-19 threatens to deepen the crisis in the British aviation industry Continue reading London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. The post London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub appeared first on Travel Daily. Source link

Heathrow to give Government COVID testing data

Heathrow to give Government COVID testing data

Heathrow’s workforce has stepped up and taken part in three rapid point of care COVID-19 testing trials, doing their bit to get aviation back flying again. The findings from the trials are being evaluated and will be shared with Government as Ministers consider how testing could provide a safe alternative to blanket quarantine in certain […]

Is London Heathrow becoming a second grade airport?

Is London Heathrow becoming a second grade airport?

“Britain’s economic recovery is falling behind.  Heathrow’s traffic figures for August demonstrate the extent to which quarantine is strangling the economy, cutting British businesses off from their international markets, and blocking international students, tourists, and investors from coming here to spend money.  The Government has announced it is looking at the options for reducing quarantine […]

Heathrow reminds passengers of COVID-19 guidelines ahead of Christmas getaway

Heathrow reminds passengers of COVID-19 guidelines ahead of Christmas getaway

As Heathrow prepares for a much needed boost in the form of the Christmas getaway and the capital moves into Tier 3, passengers are being reminded of guidelines at the airport. Measures come with a stark explanation from the airport saying that passenger experience will come secondary to safety measures to ensure swift and safe […]

Heathrow Airport Closes Terminal 4 Until End Of Next Year

Heathrow Airport Closes Terminal 4 Until End Of Next Year

Impact on Travelers When an airport closes a terminal, it is bound to have a significant impact on travelers. On top of the potential for turning up at the wrong terminal, it also spells out that in future many different routes may suffer, with fewer flights per day operational as more airlines compete for fewer […]

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off

Heathrow has announced it is exploring a proposal to implement a Forecourt Access Charge (FAC) for vehicles in late 2021 to prevent a car led airport recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The charge, expected to be around £5, is part of several revisions to the airport’s surface access plan as a result of the near […]

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

  Commenting on the Chancellor’s extension of the Jobs Retention Scheme, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “Whilst we welcome the extension of the furlough scheme, we are clear that it doesn’t go far enough for an aviation sector that has been on its knees since March. In order to protect an industry that has been […]

Transatlantic airlines spearhead Heathrow pre-departure testing study

Transatlantic airlines spearhead Heathrow pre-departure testing study

The results of pre-departure testing trials carried out by four of Heathrow’s transatlantic carriers – American Airlines, British Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic – will be brought together by a study commissioned by the airport to demonstrate the effectiveness of pre-departure testing for passengers on international routes. The final report will be shared with […]

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye, said: “Aviation is the lifeblood of the UK’s economy, critical for exports of goods and services and imports of vaccines, as well as inbound tourism, students and foreign direct investment. Lack of Government action is weakening our sector, making it harder for us to support the eventual economic recovery and help deliver […]

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