London airports to be hit by series of strikes during summer  The Guardian

Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick face walkouts although officials say contingency plans will minimise disruption. Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent.


Heathrow Airport baggage system fault delays BA passengers  BBC News

Thousands of British Airways passengers had to wait for several hours to check in at Heathrow Airport due to a fault with the airline's baggage system.


Ealing fire: Heathrow Airport travel chaos after London blaze halts tube  Express

A FIRE in Ealing has sparked chaos with the London Underground suspended between Acton and Heathrow Airport.


Three London airports face summer strike chaos  Travel Weekly UK

Heathrow has pledged to work with airlines on contingency plans to minimise disruption in an effort to combat “looming summer chaos” threatened by striking ...


How many airports does London have?  CityMetric

How many airports does London have? This feels like it should be a question with a simple and straightforward answer, turns out not to be anything of the sort, ...


Summer Travel Chaos Looming Large For London's Airports Amid Strikes Warnings  LBC

Major airports serving London could be shut down as trade union Unite warns more than 4000 workers are set to walk out.


London City Airport wants to increase number of flights  BBC News

London City Airport wants to increase the number of its flights to meet "increased passenger demand". The current annual limit of 111,000 should be increased ...


Local civils firm lands £17m London Airport job  Construction Enquirer

Local east London civils contractor Kilnbridge has won a £17m contract for London City Airport's new terminal building project. Terminal construction in King ...


We took the first ever Pride Flight from London to New York — and it was no drag  The Sun

DRAG queens, discos and daiquiris are not your usual in-flight entertainment – but this is no ordinary flight and Virgin Atlantic is no ordinary airline.


The Best Restaurants Near Heathrow Airport  Londonist

Love food? Join our new Facebook Group, Foodie Finds, to discuss all things edible in London. Don't be mugged off by Pret or Leon. Get some proper food.


Gatwick flight delays: Passengers hit with long waits and crowding after airport suspends flights  The Independent

Gatwick Airport has resumed all flights after an ”air traffic control systems issue” caused the airport to shut for two hours.


Priority Pass adds lounges at Changi, Helsinki and Luton airports  Business Traveller

Priority Pass has added several new lounges to its portfolio, across airports including Singapore Changi, Helsinki Vantaa and London Luton. The latest ...


Ryanair strikes: when could they happen and can I claim compensation?  The Telegraph

Ryanair passengers are staring down the barrel of holiday disruption this summer, after the low-cost airline's pilots said it was to ballot on strike action next week.


Person hit by train suspends all services between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington - recap  Surrey Live

Services running through Slough were cancelled as a result.


London’s weekly railway news  IanVisits

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news… An unusual train movement on the London Underground. London Underground. Andy Lord appointed new ...


Air India plane diverted to London airport after hoax bomb threat  Aljazeera.com

Airline official says flight AI 191 from Mumbai to Newark made a precautionary landing after a hoax telephone call.


Hilton London Heathrow Airport launches new meetings packages  Breaking Travel News

Event organisers wanting to keep the attention of their attendees can do just that, thanks to an energy-boosting offer at Hilton London Heathrow Airport.


Gatwick Airport plans to open standby runway for departures  BBC News

Airport chiefs hope to have the standby runway open for business by the mid-2020s.


Body of suspected stowaway found in London garden ‘after falling from plane’  The Independent

The body of a person who police believe fell from a flight as it approached Heathrow Airport has been found in a garden in south London, Scotland Yard said.


Gatwick Expansion Plan Receives Public Approval, Airport Says  Aviation Week

LONDON—London's Gatwick Airport has received a largely positive response to its plans for development over the next 15 years, with public support for making ...


Airport restaurants suffer Boeing effect | Business  The Times

The fallout from the worldwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft has hit airport restaurants, knocking sales at the owner of Upper Crust and Ritazza during its ...


‘You can’t arrest us all’: Extinction Rebellion respond to police saying they won’t allow repeat of April protests  The Independent

Extinction Rebellion have dismissed Scotland Yard's claim that the force would not allow large-scale London protests planned for October. The climate change ...


Extinction Rebellion protests: co-founder reveals she wants to disrupt Heathrow Airport with 'toy drones'  Evening Standard

A leading member of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) group of eco-warriors says she wants to disrupt Heathrow Airport with drones. XR co-founder Gail Bradbook ...


The Macallan Boutique arrives at Heathrow T5 with Dufry  DFNIonline.com

The London airport is the next destination for the renowned single malt's airport Boutique investment programme. The Macallan has partnered with Dufry to ...


Seventy firefighters called to massive blaze near London City Airport sending smoke billowing near flight path  The Sun

SEVENTY firefighters were called to a derelict factory near London City Airport this evening. Smoke can seen billowing flight paths, although a spokesman from ...


easyJet flight to London Gatwick collides with KLM plane at Amsterdam airport  Evening Standard

An easyJet flight from Amsterdam to London Gatwick was delayed after colliding with another plane on a taxiway. Passengers onboard flight EJU8868 said the ...


Heathrow Airport live: BA flight requests urgent landing as passenger needs medical treatment  MyLondon

A British Airways flight has requested priority landing due to a passenger on board needing medical assistance. Flight BA288 is flying from Phoenix in the United ...


Canning Town builder gets £17m contract for new City Airport terminal  Newham Recorder

A Canning Town builder has been awarded a £17million contract for a new terminal at London City Airport.


London weather: City will be hotter than Ibiza, LA and Miami in scorching 33C heatwave  MyLondon

There is nothing more annoying than being abroad, checking the weather back home and seeing that it's actually hotter back home. Well deal with it, because ...


Woman fined $106,000 and banned from airline for life after trying to open plane doors  NBC News

A British woman has been asked to pay $106,000 after she was so disruptive during a flight to Turkey that the U.K. had to scramble fighter jets to accompany her ...


MARKET REPORT: Grainger bullish despite threat of rent controls from London mayor Sadiq Khan  This is Money

The company, which is the UK's biggest owner of residential rental properties, has insisted Khan's proposals would have a limited effect on its performance.


London City Airport awards civils contract  New Civil Engineer

London City Airport has awarded its £17M civil works contract as part of the airport's £500M… SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Subscribe for unlimited access.


Security threat forces plane to land at Stansted  BBC News

An Air India passenger plane has made a "precautionary landing" at Stansted Airport after the airline initially reported a bomb threat. Flight AI191 was flying from ...


Gatwick expansion plan gets public thumbs-up, says airport  ATWOnline

London's Gatwick Airport has received a largely positive response to development plans over the next 15 years, with public support for making greater use of ...


Tayside businesses back return of Dundee to London City flight  The Courier

Businesses across Tayside are calling for more flights to UK cities amid calls for the reintroduction of a direct Dundee flight to London City. Research compiled ...


Swedish woman arrested over terror offences after landing at London's Gatwick Airport  The Independent

A Swedish woman has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after landing at Gatwick Airport. The 40-year-old suspect arrived in the UK on a flight from ...


London Southend Airport passenger numbers take off  Belfast Telegraph

London Southend Airport's popularity has soared since Ryanair began flying from the site, with a huge jump in passenger numbers recorded in the second ...


Video: First look at £500m London City airport transformation  TTG

New animated fly-through offers glimpse of Docklands airport's future.


Airport currency exchange outlets are charging extortionate rates – these are the worst offenders  The Telegraph

Holidaymakers purchasing their travel money at the airport are being “ripped off” by bureaux de changes and face losing hundreds of pounds to “extortionate” ...


Microgrid will help power London City Airport  Network

A microgrid that combines solar photo voltaic, CHP, and smart automation software will be used to help power London City Airport. .


London City launches bid to secure direct flights to and from Dundee  Evening Telegraph

London City Airport has launched an ambitious bid to secure direct flights from Dundee – and has promised to offer up to three return journeys a day. The Tele ...


The stowaway who survived a 10-hour flight from India to Heathrow hidden in a plane's wheel bay  MyLondon

Pardeep Saini endured extreme freezing tempeatures and was starved of oxygen the excruciating journey to London.


Video: Man Climbs Onto Wing At Lagos Airport  One Mile at a Time

This morning someone ran onto the tarmac at Lagos Airport and jumped onto a plane's wing shortly before it was going to take off. This is INSANE.


Andy Street wants control of region's airport and hotel taxes  Coventry Telegraph

Mayors leading England's regions have joined forces to ask the next Prime Minister for a range of new powers including the ability to set air passenger duty and ...


London City Airport is grounded in sustainability  City A.M.

CityAM - Despite the political and economic uncertainty, London is continuing to grow and is expected to remain a major global city [...]


easyJet check-in staff threaten walk-out at London Stansted during summer season  Express

Check in employees at Stansted Airport, in London are threatening a walk-out this summer in flight action that could disrupt thousands of UK passengers.


Woman arrested after RAF jets escort passenger plane back to London  CNN International

London (CNN) A woman has been arrested after two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were forced to escort a passenger plane back to London following severe ...


Opinion: How digital and mobile technology is changing airport engagement - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt Report

Digital and mobile technology is changing the way passengers travel through airports and how they engage with their surroundings. International location-based ...


Exclusive: How Extinction Rebellion Plans To Shut Heathrow Airport Down  HuffPost UK

Millions of passengers could face travel turmoil at Heathrow this autumn as Extinction Rebellion plans mass disruptions using drones, according to a new ...


Heathrow’s third runway plan beggars belief. So don’t expect Boris Johnson to block it  The Guardian

The strategy unveiled this week by the airport is monstrous, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins.


PM reaches London  The Daily Star

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for London on an official visit to the United Kingdom.


Heathrow boss rules out rail link between London airports  New Civil Engineer

Heathrow surface access director Tony Caccavone has dismissed calls for a joined up rail network between London's main airports. Speaking at New Civil ...


Wizz Air to start flights from Pulkovo Airport to London  Travel Daily News International

On October 1, 2019, Wizz Air, the European low-cost airline, will launch scheduled *service* between St. Petersburg and London, the capital of the United ...


UK Power Networks to build "holy grail" microgrid at London City Airport  The Energyst

UK Power Networks' services arm is to build a microgrid at London City Airport that combines solar PV, CHP, doubling capacity and boosting resilience.


London Heathrow Airport Reveals Expansion Plans  Aeronautics Online

On June 18, 2019, London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), the largest airport in the United Kingdom, revealed plans to expand the congested airport.


How to Deal With Flight Cancellations Due to Strikes  Condé Nast Traveler

Flight cancellations due to labor strikes can happen multiple times a year, but you do have options.


Manchester mayor proposes ‘Crossrail-type’ railway for city  The Guardian

The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has said Manchester should have an underground railway, as the cost of the delayed Crossrail project in ...


Garuda Indonesia Changes London Flights For The 8th Time This Year  Simple Flying

Garuda Indonesia has announced route changes for their London Heathrow (LHR) *service*. From July 16th, the airline will no longer fly to Jakarta from London, ...


New check-in area opens at London Stansted  Airport World Online

Passengers using London Stansted this summer will benefit from a new and improved check-in area thanks to the completion of the latest terminal upgrade as ...


UKPN doubles the energy capacity for London City Airport  Smart Energy

In the UK, UKPN is developing a sustainable microgrid system to enhance energy resilience and security at the London City Airport.


London Stansted opens new check-in area as part of transformation project  Future Travel Experience

Passengers using London Stansted this summer will benefit from a new and improved check-in area thanks to the completion of the latest terminal upgrade as ...


London International Airport announces direct Swoop flights to Las Vegas, Orlando, Cancun  Global News

The direct flights will begin October 3 and run until April 25, 2020.


Woman arrested after Jet2 plane intercepted by Typhoon fighters  The Guardian

Airline said 'extremely disruptive passenger' forced RAF jets to escort plane back to airport.


London's mayor blocks plans for controversial 'Tulip' skyscraper  CNN

London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and ...


Carbon calculator: how taking one flight emits as much as many people do in a year  The Guardian

Even short-haul flights produce huge amounts of CO2, figures show.


How Stansted Airport Could Compete with Heathrow And Gatwick  Simple Flying

London Stansted Airport has huge potential, however, without expansion it is unlikely to be able to rival Heathrow and Gatwick.


Shocking cockpit footage captures Boeing 737 crashing into sea after missing Pacific island runway by 1,500ft  Evening Standard

An air crash investigation has released terrifying cockpit footage from a flight that crashed into the sea, about 1500ft short of the runway. The Air Niugini jet ...


Stansted opens extended check-in area  Business Traveller

Eight new check-in desk have been added in the latest phase of the airport's £600 million transformation project…


June's top news stories  Airport Technology

A public consultation began on London City Airport's draft master plan, which reveals the steps to be taken to make the airport sustainable and carbon neutral ...


EVA Air opens Milan service, first European route in 20 years  ATWOnline

Taiwan's EVA Air will start flying to Italy's Milan Malpensa (MXP) Feb. 18, 2020, making it the first European destination that the airline has added in 20 years, ...


'Frantic Friday' as millions of Brits hit the roads and airports for holidays  Mirror Online

Summer holiday travel nightmare warning for drivers heading away with the longest jams expected on the M1 and M25.


People protective over breaks from airport noise as feelings aired about draft City master plan  Newham Recorder

People affected by the draft City Airport master plan are putting their views forward.


Summer holidays begin as UK schools break up on Frantic Friday motorway traffic queues airports busy  Daily Mail

Motorists across Britain were stuck in traffic jams today as five million cars hit the roads on 'Frantic Friday' after schools broke up for the summer holidays.


5 Elegant Airport Outfits From Old Hollywood Stars  WHOWHATWEAR

This is how Old Hollywood celebrities dressed for the airport in the '60s and '70s—and how to wear their looks in 2019.


LS Productions sources brutalist artist's paradise for Sevdaliza and adidas in new Zalando campaign  Shots

Artistry and authenticity are celebrated in a series of films and stills produced by Tony Petersen Film for the fashion retailer, Zalando and trainer giant, Adidas.


In the news  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Katie Orlando, executive director of a trolley museum in Kennebunkport, Maine, said visitors and volunteers at first thought a white skunk was lounging on the ...


How the Essex new town of Harlow is rediscovering its founding ideals  CityMetric

Like many Londoners, Kimberlee Perry began eying properties outside the M25 when she was expecting her first child. She and her husband chose Harlow, the ...


Gander: This Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11  CNN

Canada's Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from ...


The rise of airports & train terminals as shopping destinations  Retail Gazette

The travel retail sector is at an all-time high as it attracts and engages passengers by delivering a unique and convenient shopping experience – no matter what ...


Revealed: Top 10 airports of the world for business travellers  Gulf News

A global study also ranked best and worst airports, including Chhatrapati Shivaji in India.


Hasina reaches London on two-week UK tour  bdnews24.com

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying her touched down at London at 3:45pm on Friday local time, her Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said.


César Pelli, celebrated architect of sweep and harmony, dies at 92  Washington Post

César Pelli, an eclectic force in modernist architecture who crafted bold landmarks such as the crayon-bright Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif., ...


[PHOTOS] Virat Kohli drives Anushka Sharma home from the airport as the couple returns from London  Times Now

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli were in London for almost a month for the ICC World Cup 2019. Check out their photos from the Mumbai airport, snapped today ...


London airport now offering direct flights to Orlando, Cancun, Vegas  The London Free Press

Along with Orlando and Cancun, the Nevada city is one of three new destinations to which passengers can now fly direct from London International Airport ...


Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa  World Socialist Web Site

Some 4000 staff at London's Heathrow airport are set for six days of strikes while workers in at South African ports face a court ban on their job action and public ...


Kentucky airports receive nearly $11M to boost aviation  Transportation Today

Two Kentucky general aviation airports will receive nearly $11 million in federal discretionary grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve ...


Swedish Citizen Arrested at London Airport Under Terror Legislation  Breitbart

A 40-year-old woman with Swedish citizenship has been arrested at London Gatwick airport, accused of committing offences related to terrorism.


Vikrant Massey helps an Indian fan stuck at London airport; fan shares the story  Times of India

Bollywood actor Vikrant Massey recently wrapped up shooting for the upcoming Meghna Gulzar film 'Chhapaak' starring alongside Deepika Padukone.


Bomb threat on Air India's Mumbai-Newark flight forces landing at London airport  India TV News

Bomb threat on Air India flight: Air India's Mumbai-Newark flight has made a precautionary landing at London's Stansted airport after a bomb threat.


London City airport shares sneak peek inside £500million makeover  Mirror Online

London City Airport has shared a sneak preview of its £500million transformation for passengers.


London Stansted is the worst airport for delays, figures show  Evening Standard

London Stansted was the worst airport for flight delays last year, a study showed. The Essex airport topped the list after departures were an average of 25 ...


Explosive packages found at Heathrow, Waterloo and London City Airport  BBC News

Counter-terror police are investigating three packages containing explosives found at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo station. The "small ...


Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures  BBC News

Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted. Flights from the west London airport resumed about an hour ...


JetBlue 'confident' of accessing London airports  Flightglobal

JetBlue Airways says it is confident of gaining access to slot-constrained airports in London, as it commits to launching *service* across the Atlantic in 2021.


London Luton Airport's noise assessment 'inadequate'  BBC News

London Luton Airport's bid to relax noise limits has not adequately considered the adverse impact on residents, a report has said. The airport applied to its ...


Guess Which London Airport Has The Most Delays And Cancellations In The UK...  Londonist

Looks like this article is a bit old. Be aware that information may have changed since it was published. Will Noble Guess Which London Airport Has The Most ...


Terror cops find jiffy bag 'bombs' at Heathrow, London City airport and Waterloo  Mirror Online

The devices in A4-sized postal bags containing yellow jiffy bags were found at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo station.


Environmental Activists Put Off Drone Protests at London Airport  Voice of America

A group of British environmental activists have postponed their plan to ground flights at London's Heathrow Airport. Extinction Rebellion had planned to use ...