London Heathrow - updates

Rappler's latest stories on London Heathrow


Heathrow Airport urges roadmap for quarantine exit

May 11, 2020 - 10:40 PM

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye calls on the British government to 'urgently lay out a roadmap for how they will reopen borders once the disease has been beaten'

Passengers wearing PPE (personal protective equipment), including a face mask as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, walk through the arrivals hall after landing at at Terminal Two of London Heathrow Airport in west London, on May 9, 2020. - Britain could introduce a 14-day mandatory quarantine for international arrivals to stem the spread of coronavirus as part of its plan to ease the lockdown, an airline association said Saturday, sparking alarm in an industry already badly hit by the global pandemic. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

Schools closed, flights delayed after second day of UK snowfall

Dec 11, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The last time Britain saw this much heavy snow nationwide was in March 2013, and during the winter of 2010

HEAVY SNOWFALL. A car drives slowly through the fog and snow on one of the rural roads in Derbyshire, northern England on December 10, 2017. Lindsey Parnaby / AFP

Death sentence for Heathrow demolition village

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:22 AM

Much of the historic village of Harmondsworth will be razed and concreted under plans to enlarge Europe s busiest airport

A sign reading 'Stop Heathrow Expansion,' protesting against the building of an additional runway at London Heathrow airport, is seen in the village of Harmondsworth, near the airport, on December 5, 2015. Leon Neal/AFP

Britain backs Heathrow airport expansion despite splits

Oct 25, 2016 - 6:47 PM

UPDATED There is strong environmental opposition to the expansion and the approval process could still delay or even block its execution over the coming years

An aircraft flies over residential houses in Hounslow as it prepares to land at London Heathrow airport on December 5, 2015. Leon Neal/AFP

DOTC taps British firm NATS for NAIA runway optimization

Aug 31, 2015 - 11:47 AM

The group of British firm NATS will recommend improvements for Ninoy Aquino International Airport s airspace runway and terminal capacities which will soon be implemented by the Philippine government

WORLD-CLASS. British firm NATS Services Limited has also provided consultancy services for Hong Kong International Airport, Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport, and Singapore's Changi Airport

PAL adjusts Manila-London schedule for passenger convenience

Jun 01, 2015 - 6:32 PM

From an early morning departure the flag carrier now departs Manila to London every 1 pm 4 times a week

PAL's Manila-London roundtrip fares start at $1,000+

Oct 10, 2013 - 5:08 PM

Philippines Airlines offers promotional fares for its roundtrip Manila London Manila economy tickets starting at 1 052 all in

LONDON FARES. Philippine Airlines (PAL) announces fares for its flights to London. Photo from PAL

PAL's Manila-London flights start at $440+

Sep 19, 2013 - 12:33 PM

Philippine Airlines announces the introductory all in fares of its direct 13 hour flights Manila London starting starting November

LONDON FARES. Philippine Airlines (PAL) announces fares for its flights to London. Photo from PAL

Airbus or Boeing for PAL's Manila-London flights?

Sep 17, 2013 - 5:18 PM

Whether Boeing or Airbus aircraft will be used highlights how the rivalry between the two rivals is present in Asian skies including the Philippines

RENEWAL OF TIES. Philippine Airlines president Ramon Ang (left) and UK trade minister Lord Stephen Green(right) exchange gifts to mark the local carrier's return to London after 15 years. Photo by Lala Rimando/Rappler

Fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner shuts London's Heathrow

Jul 13, 2013 - 1:08 AM

UPDATED here are no casualties as the Ethiopian Airlines plane was parked Boeing stocks dive s more than 6 percent on on the news of the fire

Photo by Anthony Devlin/EPA

EU approves Delta-Virgin Atlantic airline deal

Jun 20, 2013 - 10:14 PM

The European Commission concludes the deal does not raise competition concerns

DELTA IN CHARGE. Virgin Atlantic Airways will retain its brand and operating certificate. Photo from Virgin Atlantic's official Facebook page