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  1. July 4, 2014

    BA passengers await bags a week after Heathrow system failure

    Thousands of British Airways passengers were still waiting to be reunited with their luggage on Friday, more than a week...

  2. May 8, 2014

    Heathrow names John Holland-Kaye as next chief executive

    Heathrow Airport has appointed its development director, John Holland-Kaye, as its new chief executive, to take up the fight...

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  1. Rail and Metro 2013

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  1. May 2, 2014

    Heathrow focuses on rail links in case for expansion

    Heathrow will argue that new rail links such as HS2 and Crossrail will help it build on its position as the best-connected...

  2. April 28, 2014

    Heathrow warns on passenger growth

    Heathrow raised the prospect on Monday of falling behind airport hubs in the Middle East and Asia as well as European...

  3. April 17, 2014

    Third runway would lead to lower air fares, says Heathrow

    Heathrow airport says the cost of an average air fare would fall sharply if it had a third runway, according to research...

  4. March 20, 2014

    G4S guards charged with manslaughter

    G4S has escaped prosecution over the death of a man at Heathrow airport in 2010 as he was being deported from the UK, but...

  5. January 3, 2014

    Beware techies talking gobbledegook

    A few months ago a senior British broker, whom I shall call “Dennis”, staged a tiny personal rebellion. Dennis sits on the...

  6. December 17, 2013

    Heathrow and Gatwick make short list for expansion

    Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been shortlisted as possible locations for new runways by the Airports Commission in a...

  7. FT Alphaville

    October 28, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    FT ALPHAVILLE David goes plenum-ing with the State Council Development Research Centre and the future (maybe) of the Chinese...

  8. September 27, 2013

    Short cuts: walking holidays in Nepal, London’s new Ace Hotel and luxurious Galápagos cruises

    Philippines Philippine Airlines has announced it will restart services from Manila to London Heathrow from November 4...

  9. August 2, 2013

    Short cuts: Travel news and inspiration

    Hertfordshire Laura Ashley, the textile company that celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, has opened its first hotel....

  10. July 12, 2013

    Heathrow airport poised to intensify expansion campaign

    Heathrow airport will step up its expansion campaign next week after identifying locations suitable for new runways. Two...

  11. July 2, 2013

    John Lewis sets up shop in Heathrow airport

    John Lewis, the employee-owned department store chain, is moving into airport retailing with an outlet in Heathrow’s...

  12. May 31, 2013

    Maintenance blunder blamed for jet’s forced landing at Heathrow

    Investigators have found that a maintenance blunder forced the crew of a British Airways jet to make an emergency landing at...

  13. May 27, 2013

    Crossrail and Thameslink take different approaches to risk

    There could be few more fitting places for two of the UK’s biggest rail projects in many years to meet. Later this decade,...

  14. May 26, 2013

    China struggles to find head for CIC sovereign wealth fund

    China is struggling to find a new head for its $500bn sovereign wealth fund after two leading candidates declined the job...

  15. May 13, 2013

    A better plan for London’s airports

    When Lord Winster opened Heathrow airport to non-military traffic in 1946, the then minister of civil aviation praised it...

  16. May 12, 2013

    Heathrow ready for U-turn over more flights

    Heathrow airport is preparing for a U-turn by dropping its support for contentious arrangements that would increase its...

  17. May 10, 2013

    MPs back case for third runway at Heathrow airport

    Heathrow airport’s contentious efforts to expand received a boost on Friday when an influential committee of MPs backed the...

  18. April 30, 2013

    Regulator proposes cuts to Heathrow charges

    The UK’s aviation regulator infuriated Heathrow airport on Tuesday by, for the first time in a decade, proposing a...

  19. April 27, 2013

    Heathrow faces order from regulator to cut charges to airlines

    Heathrow is braced for a tough financial settlement with regulators that could force it to make a real-terms cut in charges...

  20. April 26, 2013

    Ferrovial first-quarter earnings soar to €100m

    Ferrovial, the Spanish construction and infrastructure group, reported a sharp rise in first-quarter earnings and announced...

  21. April 25, 2013

    How Europe’s longest sculpture helped save an engineering company

    The longest sculpture in Europe has been unveiled ahead of its move to Heathrow airport in a project that helped preserve...

  22. April 24, 2013

    Heathrow misses passenger departure target

    Heathrow missed its target time for departing passengers passing through security in the first quarter of the year, in a...

  23. FT Photo Diary

    April 18, 2013

    From toilet rolls to teaspoons

    Geoff Caddick/PA British Airways crew member Gustavo Saporiti poses on artwork made up of thousands of items to be found on...

  24. March 13, 2013

    No 10 ready to benefit from charm offensive

    From day one of the coalition David Cameron has banged the drum for British business overseas, emphasising his desire for...

  25. March 10, 2013

    Pilot plots longer Heathrow runways

    A contentious plan to solve the UK’s hub capacity crunch by doubling the number of flights at London’s Heathrow airport has...

  26. February 18, 2013

    Heathrow chief is open to westward move

    The chief executive of Heathrow Airport is open to shifting the facility westward in an effort to add runways without...

  27. January 22, 2013

    London needs a better main airport

    No one looks forward to visiting Heathrow. London’s main airport is less decrepit than it was: renovations are replacing the...

  28. January 22, 2013

    Ice and snow continue to disrupt travel

    The UK faced further travel disruption on Tuesday as snow and ice continued to affect large parts of the country, although...

  29. January 3, 2013

    John Menzies to close Chicago unit

    John Menzies, the UK-based aviation services and newspaper distribution company, has announced that it is closing its cargo...

  30. December 27, 2012

    Rain and gales continue to batter country

    Western Britain faces more rain and gales on Friday as bad weather continues to affect road and rail travel at the end of...

  31. December 18, 2012

    IoD calls for new Heathrow runways

    A leading business organisation has backed the case for building two new runways at Heathrow airport, amid evidence that...

  32. December 9, 2012

    Delta and Virgin set to unveil tie-up

    Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic are preparing to announce a partnership on flights between London and North America as...

  33. December 4, 2012

    Heathrow neighbours gain noise respite

    Heathrow airport has launched a trial that offers some people under its flight paths a break from the early morning roar of...

  34. November 27, 2012

    Bond party is over, says Canadian fund

    The “party is over” for bonds, according to one of Canada’s biggest pension fund managers, which plans to cut back...

  35. November 25, 2012

    Heathrow faces showdown over rising levy

    Heathrow is heading for a bruising showdown with airlines after they voiced strong opposition to the airport’s proposal for...

  36. November 22, 2012

    Faster rail link to Stansted urged

    Stansted airport would stand to gain an additional 1.4m passengers a year if politicians and the rail industry came together...

  37. November 19, 2012

    Mitie eyes growth in prison outsourcing

    Mitie believes that opportunities in prison outsourcing will expand next year, despite the Ministry of Justice’s surprise...

  38. November 11, 2012

    Coalition stand-off on green power reform

    Coalition ministers are locked in a stand-off over sweeping electricity market reforms in a bill the energy secretary, Ed...

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