Tag Archives: Heathrow

Heathrow submits third runway proposal to Davies Commission

The owners of London Heathrow airport have submitted three options for solving the lack of hub airport capacity in the United Kingdom to the UK … More ››

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Dubai overtakes CDG, eyes beating Heathrow by 2015

Dubai International has been confirmed as the world’s second busiest airport for international passenger traffic, moving ahead of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport for the … More ››

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Heathrow demand will be ‘lost’ before new capacity is in place

The UK Government is ignoring the threat of hub capacity constraint and its damaging impact on the nation’s intercontinental connectivity at its peril, according to … More ››

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Spread LHR noise burden with easterly ops

Opting to land aircraft at London Heathrow from the west during the night when weather allows would more equally share the burden of disturbed sleep. … More ››

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Airport capacity crunch to cost UK billions: CBI

The UK risks missing out on billions of pounds in trade unless it boosts direct flights to the fastest growing world economies, according to the … More ››

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Heathrow to spend £3bn, new taxiways

Heathrow airport is to receive £3 billion of investment on a major overhaul which will include the construction of new taxiways and stands allowing it … More ››

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New London hub airport fails viability test

A new report ordered by a transport committee of the UK House of Commons suggests a new hub airport for London and the South East … More ››

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70 million passengers break LHR record

Around 5.6 million passengers passed through London Heathrow airport in December, a record for the month and up 2.0% on December 2011, taking the number … More ››

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NATS mulls steep LHR arrivals to cut noise, boost capacity

A concept promoted by Middle East carrier Emirates to bypass restrictions on night flights at capacity constrained London Heathrow by landing its A380 fleet at … More ››

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Heathrow noise respite trials commence

Heathrow, in partnership with HACAN, NATS and British Airways, has launched a new trial to test whether creating ‘noise relief zones’ for communities under the flight … More ››