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British Airways Tops Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ League Table

British Airways’ short-haul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities and new landing procedures, optimised to reduce […]

British Airways Celebrates A Million Customers to its ‘First Wing’

British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First Lounge. The airline’s premium customer service hosts […]

Flybe is best in noise and emissions performance at Heathrow

UK airline Flybe makes drastic improvements and takes top spot in latest environmental rankings Recognition comes before Flybe’s first anniversary of operating at Heathrow and serving Edinburgh and Aberdeen routes Heathrow data shows +30% decrease in the number of aircraft  departing in sensitive night periods in 2017 Less than a year into its operations at […]

British Airways Pushes New Technology In Aviation First

British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation. The airline is modernising its operation to maintain and further improve punctuality for its customers. In partnership with Heathrow, the eco-friendly Mototok tugs will allow British Airways staff to prepare aircraft for departure […]

British Airways launches biometric boarding gates at Heathrow

British Airways is transforming its customers’ airport experience by becoming the first UK airline to introduce automated biometric technology throughout the airport – with the launch of self-service boarding gates.      Following a successful trial last June, the first three boarding gates for UK domestic flights departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 are now open, […]

AirBridgeCargo Airlines connects Heathrow with its global network via Moscow

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is launching twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services connecting Heathrow, the UK’s biggest port by value, with its international network via its Moscow hub, starting 3 November. The new flights every Thursday and Saturday will each offer customers more than 100 tonnes of cargo capacity. Last year, 29% of the UK’s non-EU exports […]

Ryanair boss urges UK government to build three new runways

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has called on the UK government to be “radical” and approve the construction of new runways at London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports to resolve the ever-crippling issue of aviation capacity. The announcement comes as the country awaits government’s decision on where to expand capacity, with Heathrow, Gatwick and the […]