Articles tagged “Heathrow Airport”

Travel Technology

Tripadvisor Wants Tourists to Test Drive Reality in the Metaverse

Today's podcast looks at Tripadvisor's metaverse plans, Heathrow's busy runways, and the next White Lotus location.

Tripadvisor Wants Tourists to Test Drive Reality in the Metaverse

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Saudi Snaps Up 10% Ownership of London Heathrow Airport

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund will acquire a 10% stake in Heathrow Airport, the busiest airport in Europe. Saudi is buying the share off of Ferrovial of Spain, while Paris-based Ardian will acquire 15 percent in a deal worth £2.37 billion ($3 billion) The deal is being made by the Public Investment Fund, known as…

Airlines

Heathrow Raises Summer Forecast Amid Royal Coronation Boost

Heathrow is expecting a busy few months as the coronation of Britain's King Charles in May adds a spike to expected passenger numbers. This news fuels the irony of the country's king declining one of the airport's terminals to be named after him due to environmental concerns.

Heathrow Raises Summer Forecast Amid Royal Coronation Boost

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London Heathrow Airport CEO to Depart After 9 Years

The CEO of London's Heathrow Airport, John Holland-Kaye, will step down from his post later this year the airport announced Thursday. His departure comes after nine years at the helm of the UK's busiest airport. The Terminal 5 departures area at London's Heathrow Airport. (Skift) Holland-Kaye's departure comes after a chaotic rebound in travel from…

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Heathrow Chases 2019 Passenger Levels as Peak-Season Strikes Loom

Heathrow expects a busy December, hampered by labor strikes, as the United Kingdom airport hub reports 30 percent lower traffic numbers than in 2019.

Heathrow Chases 2019 Passenger Levels as Peak-Season Strikes Loom

Airline Weekly

London Heathrow Ending Daily Passenger Caps Gives Airlines New Schedule Confidence

London Heathrow may not be fully recovered this winter but the removal of traveler caps is an important step towards normality.

London Heathrow Ending Daily Passenger Caps Gives Airlines New Schedule Confidence

Airline Weekly

Ryanair Expands Lead as UK’s Largest Airline as Competitors Pull Back

Discounter Ryanair never hesitates to grab marketshare when its competitors are down. With British Airways continuing to face issues at London Heathrow, the discounter is adding flights.

Ryanair Expands Lead as UK’s Largest Airline as Competitors Pull Back

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Heathrow Airport Gets Caught Up in Another Storm

Airports can do no right at the moment, caught between passengers baying for blood and airlines that just want to fly people. On Friday Frankfurt Airport became the latest hub to cut flights in a bid to ease delays and cancellations. But London’s Heathrow, which is the UK’s biggest airport, is under fire for taking…

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UK Speeds Up Security Checks for New Airport Workers Amid Staffing Shortages

The UK government is accelerating national security checks for new airport employees to tackle staffing shortages that have contributed to a chaotic summer for travelers in the country and throughout Europe. The country has sped up the vetting process all new aviation recruits must undergo, with accreditation checks being completed on average within five days…

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London’s Heathrow Ups 2022 Passenger Forecast Amid Airport Chaos

The revised passenger forecast reflects that Heathrow has benefited from a resurgence in travel. Now, if only the airport could get its act together to avoid long queues and chaotic luggage piles.

London’s Heathrow Ups 2022 Passenger Forecast Amid Airport Chaos