News Archive

Date: 18 May 2017

“Heathrow Expansion is a national resource – we are scouring every corner of the UK; we want the whole country to participate in TeamHeathrow”

An interview with Lord Deighton, Chairman of Heathrow Airport. As Heathrow Airport looks to “decentralise its supply chain across the UK” Lord Deighton explains how 10,000 apprenticeships will be created and how systematic measures are being taken to allow all kinds of British enterprises to participate in the £16 billion Heathrow Expansion. Lord Deighton doesn’t […]

Date: 30 March 2017

Torchbearer for £16bn Heathrow expansion to open British-Irish Airports EXPO

Lord Deighton, who joined Heathrow Airport Ltd in 2016 after leaving his ministerial position at the Treasury where he was responsible for national infrastructure planning, will present the UK-wide procurement and jobs benefits stemming from the £16 billion Heathrow expansion at the official opening of the British-Irish Airports EXPO.

Date: 30 March 2017

Biggin Hill Airport plans £15m expansion

London Biggin Hill Airport has secured a £15 million contract with HSBC to fund the construction of an additional 140,000sq ft office, hangar and business aircraft parking facility and the development of a 50-bed four star hotel.

Date: 30 March 2017

Southend Airport to invest £3m on improvements

Southend Airport is investing £3 million to improve the quality and service it provides. The project involves major resurfacing of taxiways and additional aircraft parking stands will also be added.

Date: 30 March 2017

Glasgow Airport launches its 2017 Campus Watch initiative

British-Irish Airports EXPO exhibitor Glasgow Airport has launched this year’s Campus Watch Drive ahead of the 2017 summer season.

Date: 30 March 2017

Manchester Airport to host Runway on the Runway

British-Irish Airports EXPO exhibitor Manchester Airport will host Runway on the Runway, a prom-themed fashion show which is all about dressing up, feeling confident and celebrating life, while raising vital funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Date: 30 March 2017

Ireland West Airport to hold second annual charity 5k runway run

British-Irish Airports EXPO exhibitor Ireland West Airport, in partnership with Bank of Ireland, has launched the second annual charity 5k runway fun run, which will take place on the runway at Ireland West Airport on Saturday 27 May 2017.

Date: 30 March 2017

Flybe starts Scottish services into Heathrow

Flybe has become the first domestic carrier to begin operating at London Heathrow (LHR) since 2013, adding new flights from Edinburgh (EDI) and Aberdeen (ABZ). 

Date: 30 March 2017

British Airways adds New Orleans to network

British Airways launched flights to its 21st US destination from its biggest base at London Heathrow (LHR) on 27 March, with a four-times weekly service to New Orleans (MSY).

Date: 30 March 2017

Blue Air opens Liverpool base

Blue Air launched its latest base in time for the start of S17 on 26 March in Liverpool (LPL). The base becomes the airline’s eighth in total, and marks the carrier’s first based operations in the UK.