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Heathrow Airport


With tears, hugs and balloons, US allows vaccinated foreign travelers to enter

November 09, 2021 11:58 am

The policy shift has come in time for the holiday season, when the beleaguered tourism industry is eagerly awaiting an influx of international visitors, especially in popular big-city destinations.

Heathrow loses claim to being Europe's biggest airport

October 28, 2020 4:41 pm

The airport now expects to serve 22.6 million passengers this year and 37.1 million in 2021, down from a June forecast of 29.2 million and 62.8 million. The forecast for this year represents at 72% drop from 2019.

UK's Heathrow Airport unveils new COVID-19 test plan to cut quarantine times

August 19, 2020 5:49 pm

Under the new plans, passengers arriving into Heathrow in south-west London will be able to book coronavirus swab tests and have results sent to them within seven hours. Travellers can do a second test at home a few days later and then leave quarantine early if they pass both checks.

Explained: Why the Heathrow third runway project is in legal trouble

March 01, 2020 2:01 pm

The UK Court of Appeals has held that the government’s decision to allow the Heathrow expansion was unlawful. However, this might not be the end of the road for the project.

Climate activists to target London's Heathrow airport with Drone disruption

August 29, 2019 4:14 pm

The airport said the plan was illegal and counterproductive but said that it had robust plans in place to make sure the airport could continue to operate.

Body found in London garden fell from Heathrow-bound plane

July 01, 2019 11:10 pm

The Metropolitan Police force says the body of an unidentified man was found in a south London garden on Sunday, and it's believed he fell from a plane.

London Bridge attack suspect's sister sacked from UK airport job

July 05, 2017 6:32 pm

Khuram Butt, believed to be the ringleader of the terrorists who crashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing spree in nearby Borough Market claiming eight lives, was known to the UK's M15 intelligence services as a key figure in the extremist group Al-Muhajiroun.

Man stabs himself in front of passengers with knife bought at Heathrow Airport

December 17, 2015 6:29 pm

The passenger, who is not believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries, had passed through the airport's security checks, and started cutting himself near the departure lounges.

Several UK flights cancelled as Hurricane Gonzalo strikes

October 21, 2014 4:14 pm

Indian airlines such as Air India and Jet Airways, however, reported no disruptions and said they were "operating on time".

UK authorities clear Baba Ramdev after second round of questioning

March 14, 2014 3:38 pm

Ramdev further said he had followed all rules and visa conditions of the British government.