Posts Tagged ‘heathrow airport’

Heathrow Airport Meet & Greet – Prices Up By £2.3m A Year

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 by Tim

Passengers heading to Heathrow using Meet & Greet parking are being charged an estimated £2.3m extra a year because the airport has imposed a surcharge of £5.60 on each car using an off-site airport service. The charge, which adds around 12% to the typical parking costs for three days, is a flat-fee added to cover […]

Will The British Airways Strike Affect You?

Friday, March 12th, 2010 by Casey

Unite, the union that represents BA cabin crew have just announced that their members will strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March.

Goodbye Heathrow Terminal 2, Hello £1 billion replacement

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 by Casey

After 54 years of service, Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport closed its doors on Monday the 23rd of November.  Fans of the terminal need not shed a tear though, as a £1 billion replacement is on its way. “The closure of Terminal 2 marks an important moment in the modernisation of Heathrow. We look forward […]

£4.5 Billion Rail Hub At Heathrow Gathers Pace

Friday, January 23rd, 2009 by Nick

Transport Minister, lord Adonis, is backing a proposed 4.5bn international rail exchange for Heathrow as part of a £16bn Crossrail scheme for the City of London. Out of a number of projects that include a new high-speed rail link between London, Leeds and Manchester and the electrification of the Great Western railway to Plymouth and […]

Over 100 Homeless People Living at Heathrow Airport

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 by Tony

It is estimated that over 100 homeless people are living at Heathrow airport much like the Tom Hanks character in the Spielberg film ‘The Terminal’. In recent months it has been discovered that over 100 homeless people are permanently residing at the airport and this number is on the increase. As one homeless person has […]