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Heathrow Airport: Major international airport serving London, England, United Kingdom
Heathrow Airport, also known as London Heathrow, is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic, as well as the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and the seventh busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. It is one of six international airports serving London region. In 2019, it handled a record 80.8 million passengers, a 0.9% increase from 2018 as well as 475,861 aircraft movements, a decrease of 1,743 from 2018. The airport facility is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings.

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PPE flown in from China for NHS [Video]

PPE flown in from China for NHS

A Virgin Atlantic charter flight carrying medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived at London's Heathrow Airport from Shanghai. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Heathrow terminal virtually empty amid outbreak [Video]

Heathrow terminal virtually empty amid outbreak

Heathrow airport was nearly empty on Thursday (April 2) as coronavirus continues to impact travel around the world.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published
Planes stand on Heathrow Airport apron as flights cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak [Video]

Planes stand on Heathrow Airport apron as flights cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

Just a few planes were leaving Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning as the virus lockdown in the UK began to take effect. Most passenger flights have been cancelled in an effort to curtail the spread of..

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Britons on board Covid-19-infected cruise ship fly back from Cuba [Video]

Britons on board Covid-19-infected cruise ship fly back from Cuba

British passengers have touched down in Heathrow after being stuck on a Covid-19-stricken cruise ship in Cuba. Those who have been isolated on board the Braemar cruise ship, operated by Fred Olsen..

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Plans to expand Europe's busiest airport grounded in landmark ruling [Video]

Plans to expand Europe's busiest airport grounded in landmark ruling

A bid to build a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport has been declared unlawful over climate change. View on euronews

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Plans for Heathrow airport third runway in doubt after court ruling on climate change [Video]

Plans for Heathrow airport third runway in doubt after court ruling on climate change

The court ruling could stall the £14 billion plan to expand Europe's busiest airport amid concerns over climate change, pollution and noise.View on euronews

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Heathrow expansion grounded over climate considerations [Video]

Heathrow expansion grounded over climate considerations

Britain's commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change trumps government airports policy, a court has ruled.

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McDonnell and Khan react to Heathrow court decision [Video]

McDonnell and Khan react to Heathrow court decision

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Mayor of London call for the Government to abandon its plans for Heathrow Airport's third runway. In a summary of the ruling, Lord Justice Lindblom told a packed..

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UK judge throws out Heathrow expansion plan [Video]

UK judge throws out Heathrow expansion plan

Heathrow Airport’s $18bln plan for a new runway is in doubt after a UK judge said it didn’t comply with the country’s commitments on climate change. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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Government will not appeal ruling on Heathrow third runway [Video]

Government will not appeal ruling on Heathrow third runway

Grant Shapps says the Government will not appeal a court ruling against the building of a third runway at Heathrow Airport. The transport secretary said the Conservative manifesto "made clear that..

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Reactions outside court as Heathrow lose third runway ruling [Video]

Reactions outside court as Heathrow lose third runway ruling

Campaigners celebrated outside the High Court in London on Thursday after winning a Court of Appeal ruling over plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds. Shadow Chancellor..

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Campaigners win Court of Appeal ruling over Heathrow third runway [Video]

Campaigners win Court of Appeal ruling over Heathrow third runway

Campaigners trying to block Heathrow expansion have won a Court of Appeal challenge against controversial plans for a third runway. Giving their ruling on Thursday, Lords Justice Lindblom, Singh and..

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Love Island winners Paige Turley and Finley Tapp return to the UK [Video]

Love Island winners Paige Turley and Finley Tapp return to the UK

Love Island winners Paige Turley and Finley Tapp touched down at Heathrow Airport with the programme's other finalists. The couple, who scooped a shared £50,000 prize after winning the final, smiled..

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Watch: Pilot lands 394-ton A380 sideways as Storm Dennis rages [Video]

Watch: Pilot lands 394-ton A380 sideways as Storm Dennis rages

The Etihad Airways A380 from Abu Dhabi was forced into a special manoeuvre when landing at Heathrow due to strong crosswinds.View on euronews

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Passenger describes flight 'with suspected coronavirus case' [Video]

Passenger describes flight 'with suspected coronavirus case'

Andy West, a passenger on United Airlines flight 901 from San Francisco to Heathrow, was told there was a "suspected case of coronavirus on board". In an interview with ITV Meridian, he said the..

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Shapps says project to expand Heathrow remains ‘unchanged’ [Video]

Shapps says project to expand Heathrow remains ‘unchanged’

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said the government’s position regarding the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport remains “unchanged” despite the go-ahead of HS2 and comments..

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British Airways set new speed record for transatlantic flights [Video]

British Airways set new speed record for transatlantic flights

A British Airways Boeing 747-400 set the record for the fastest ever subsonic flight across the Atlantic on Sunday.

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UK's biggest airports ask for help as possible closure looms

Britain's biggest airports including Heathrow and Gatwick have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask that any government support for the aviation industry should include help for airports,..
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Seafood salesman smuggled £53m worth of live eels out of UK

Gilbert Khoo was caught after a consignment of the endangered fish was seized at Heathrow Airport.
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Heathrow Airport: Henrietta Mitaire guilty of pilot buggy row assault

Henrietta Mitaire assaulted Captain Guido Keel after being told not to take a buggy in the cabin.
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Heathrow Airport: Mum bit Swiss pilot in cockpit in 'self-defence'

Henrietta Mitaire and her mum Mary Roberts both deny assaulting Captain Guido Keel on 2 May.
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Former British Airways steward reveals his top tips for getting a flight upgrade (and yes, ...

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Business and first class on planes are a world apart from economy - and so there is almost no greater thrill for a passenger than being upgraded from the back to the front. Want to know how to snare..
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Climate activists jubilant as expansion of Britain's Heathrow Airport blocked

The planned expansion of London's Heathrow Airport was declared unlawful on environmental grounds by a court on Thursday, a ruling that could sink the $18 billion project that has been dogged by..
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Britain to consider next steps on Heathrow expansion after court ruling

britain to consider next steps on heathrow expansion after court ruling
Britain will set out its next steps in due course regarding expansion at Heathrow Airport after a court ruled the plan was unlawful on environmental grounds, transport minister Grant Shapps said on..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Expansion of Britain's Heathrow Airport ruled illegal on climate grounds

expansion of britain's heathrow airport ruled illegal on climate grounds
LONDON — The planned expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport was declared unlawful on environmental grounds by a court on Thursday, a ruling that could sink the $18 billion project that has been..
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Heathrow CEO says it can overcome court ruling against expansion

The chief executive of Heathrow Airport has said that a court ruling against a plan to build a new runway will not stop the project going ahead, and it can overcome the setback.
Reuters - Published

Heathrow expansion abandoned by government as Boris Johnson spokesman says it will not appeal court ruling

The proposed expansion of Heathrow looks doomed after the government signalled it would not challenge a devastating court ruling against the controversial project.
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Judge rejects Britain's Heathrow Airport expansion plan

The expansion of Heathrow Airport was declared unlawful by an appeal court judge on Thursday, a major setback for the $18 billion project that could prompt the British government to pull its support..
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Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case

Campaigners win a Court of Appeal ruling over plans for a third runway on environmental grounds.
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Boris Johnson news – live: PM angers EU by 'ripping up Brexit withdrawal deal', as No 10 faces Tory backlash over Heathrow

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Opponents of new London Heathrow runway to hear appeal outcome

Opponents of a third runway at London's Heathrow are set to hear on Thursday whether their legal appeal against the government's decision to expand Europe's biggest airport has been successful.
Reuters - Published

Court may upset Heathrow third runway plans

A ruling will decide whether Heathrow's expansion plan should have taken the climate more into account.
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Johnson should cancel Heathrow expansion over air quality fears, former environment secretary says

Exclusive: Ex-Tory minister urges government to 'think again' over go-ahead for third runway
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Fume events: The toxic gases that may be harming aircrew and passengers

Toxic fumes overcame a pilot landing at Heathrow in January. There's evidence that such events are not rare.
BBC News - Published

Heathrow expansion will wreck Boris Johnson's promises to 'level up' UK, economists warn

Third runway estimated to trigger £43bn GDP shift to London and southeast from poorer regions – ahead of crucial court ruling
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Kuwait Airways under scrutiny after refusal to fly Israeli from London Heathrow

kuwait airways under scrutiny after refusal to fly israeli from london heathrow
The Lawfare Project has filed a new complaint again Kuwait Airways for continued discrimination after Orna Schneider, an Israeli woman, was barred from traveling from London Heathrow to Bangkok..
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Storm Dennis: Heathrow plane lanes almost sideways in fierce crosswinds

Strong winds and heavy rain hit UK for second weekend in a row
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Storm Ciara: Plane struggles to land in strong winds at Heathrow Airport

Video shows the moment an aeroplane was forced to abandon its landing at Heathrow Airport
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Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey calls for Heathrow expansion to be ditched to combat climate emergency

Exclusive: Shadow business secretary also insists she can deliver Labour majority government in 2024
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British aviation industry outlines plans for net-zero emissions by 2050

Britain's aviation industry has set out plans to reach a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, even with the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport which is expected to drive up flight..
Reuters - Published

Facebook bans coronavirus fake news, false cures and conspiracy theories

facebook bans coronavirus fake news, false cures and conspiracy theories
People wear face masks at Heathrow Airport in London on 29 January 2020 (Source: EPA) Facebook has announced a ban on coronavirus conspiracy theories and will now work to ‘limit the spread of..
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Man arrested over Tamara Ecclestone burglary

Twenty-nine-year-old detained at Heathrow, say police
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UK to tackle coronavirus threat with enhanced monitoring at Heathrow

Britain will start enhanced monitoring of all passengers who arrive on direct flights from the Chinese city of Wuhan to tackle the threat of coronavirus.
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Travellers from coronavirus-hit region of China to be separated on arrival

travellers from coronavirus-hit region of china to be separated on arrival
Travellers from the area of China at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak will be separated from other passengers on arrival at Heathrow Airport as UK health chiefs step up their response. Nine...
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UK's Heathrow Airport to create separate arrival areas for coronavirus

Britain's Heathrow Airport will introduce separate areas for passengers traveling from regions that have been affected by the new flu-like coronavirus in China, transport minister Grant Shapps said on..
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Flybe to switch Newquay-Heathrow flights to Gatwick

flybe to switch newquay-heathrow flights to gatwick
Separately, the BBC has learned that Flybe will, also from the end of March, be free to divert many of the Heathrow runways slots it uses for...
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Tributes paid to BA crew killed in New Year's Eve crash

Dominic Fell, Joseph Finnis and Rachel Clark died in a collision near Heathrow Airport on New Year's Eve.
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Three British Airways cabin crew killed in car crash near Heathrow Airport, airline says

Group believed to have been friends
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Stanwell crash: Three killed in collision of lorry and car near Heathrow Airport

Surrey Police confirm deaths of woman, 20, and two men aged 23 and 25
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Heathrow's new runway delayed until at least 2028

An expansion plan for Britain's Heathrow Airport will be delayed by more than a year and a third runway now will probably be completed between early 2028 and late 2029, the airport said.
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Heathrow third runway 'delayed for 12 months'

The airport claims a decision by the aviation regulator to limit its spending will delay progress.
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Thorbjorn Olesen: Golfer denies sex assault charge

Dane Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested at Heathrow Airport as he returned from a tournament in the US.
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UK PM Johnson on Heathrow: might be difficult to lie before bulldozers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he would try to find a way to honor his promise to oppose Heathrow airport expansion by lying down in front of bulldozers but that it might be..
Reuters - Published

British man charged with 'Syria-related' terror offence after arrest at Heathrow Airport

Mamun Rashid, 26, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday
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Britain charges man arrested at Heathrow Airport with terrorism offence

A man who was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport after he arrived on a flight from Turkey has been charged with a terrorism offence, British police said on Sunday.
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UK anti-terrorist police arrest man after Turkey deports suspects

British police arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport who had arrived from Turkey on Thursday, on suspicion of terrorism offences related to Syria.
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UK police arrest man on suspected Syria-related terrorism offences

British police said on Thursday they had arrested a 26-year-old man at Heathrow Airport who had arrived from Turkey, on suspicion of terrorism offences related to Syria.
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