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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. April 11, 2014

    Heathrow faces losing top international passenger slot to Dubai

    Heathrow is losing its top slot as the world’s busiest international passenger hub to Dubai, which the airport says...

  2. February 24, 2014

    Heathrow lifted by long-haul flights

    Heathrow attracted a record number of passengers last year, helping the UK’s largest airport swing back into profit....

  3. January 13, 2014

    Heathrow passenger numbers rise 3% to 72.3m

    The number of passengers passing through Heathrow rose 3 per cent to 72.3m last year. The figures highlight how the capacity...

  4. January 10, 2014

    UK regulator CAA and Heathrow airport collide over charges

    Regulators have put themselves on a collision course with Heathrow by proposing the charges paid by airlines should be cut...

  5. January 9, 2014

    BBCSO/Sakari Oramo, Barbican, London – review

    Musical inspiration comes in two basic forms – the ideas themselves and the technical skill to develop them. The composers...

  6. October 21, 2013

    Heathrow attacks CAA over landing charges even as profits soar

    Heathrow on Monday raised its profit target for 2013, as Europe’s busiest hub airport warned that its shareholders were...

  7. September 27, 2013

    Heathrow hits back over Gatwick expansion plan

    Heathrow has launched a withering attack on Gatwick, accusing the West Sussex airport of endangering UK competitiveness by...

  8. August 11, 2013

    Cut in flight levies threatens plan for third runway

    Heathrow’s shareholders will be reluctant to support the construction of a third runway at the hub if the industry regulator...

  9. August 11, 2013

    Heathrow chief on front foot in expansion campaign

    He would not put it this way, but Colin Matthews, chief executive of Heathrow airport, is in a much better place than he was...

  10. July 24, 2013

    Heathrow warns that CAA is putting £3bn investment plans at risk

    Heathrow warned on Wednesday that its shareholders would not be willing to proceed with plans to invest £3bn in the airport...

  11. July 17, 2013

    Heathrow makes its case for expansion

    The battle of ideas about how to solve the UK’s hub capacity crisis was joined on Wednesday by Heathrow airport which set...

  12. July 10, 2013

    UK aviation chiefs demand action to solve airport capacity crunch

    The UK aviation industry united on Wednesday to demand action to solve southeast England’s impending airport capacity...

  13. June 25, 2013

    Qatari fund raises concern over Heathrow levy plan

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, the second largest shareholder in Heathrow, has raised concern over a plan by UK aviation...

  14. June 13, 2013

    Heathrow favours ‘phased’ approach to runway growth

    The operator of Heathrow airport has ruled out moving away from its existing site, as it examines the case for building a...

  15. May 30, 2013

    Heathrow airport plans to identify noisiest airlines

    Heathrow is planning to name and shame the noisiest airlines operating in and out of the airport, as part of the hub’s...

  16. January 8, 2013

    PLG Young Artists, Purcell Room, London

    For the second year in a row, the Park Lane Group’s Young Artists series has been as much a composer forum as a showcase for...

  17. December 27, 2012

    Appeal of regional airports lures investors

    When Carwyn Jones, the Welsh first minister, announced last week that his government was proposing to renationalise Cardiff...

  18. November 15, 2012

    Heathrow steps up demand for new runways

    Heathrow intensified its campaign for new runways on Thursday by claiming the UK will lose out on trade worth £14bn this...

  19. November 13, 2012

    Hebrides Ensemble, Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

    Hot on the heels of English Touring Opera’s revival of The Lighthouse comes another Peter Maxwell Davies exhumation – Eight...

  20. October 15, 2012

    BAA leaves baggage behind

    For Colin Matthews, chief executive of the airport group formerly known as BAA, the decision to drop the umbrella company’s...

  21. October 15, 2012

    BAA to rebrand itself as Heathrow

    BAA has decided to change its name to Heathrow, in a move that the company says represents a break with its past and...

  22. July 31, 2012

    Payment scheme likely if Heathrow grows

    BAA, Heathrow’s owner, expects that a noise compensation regime will be needed if a third runway at the airport is given the...

  23. July 31, 2012

    Foster plan to fund new airport rejected

    The owners of British Airways and Heathrow airport have denounced the funding plan for a new hub in the Thames estuary...

  24. July 25, 2012

    BAA revenue rises ahead of Olympics

    BAA declared itself satisfied with Heathrow airport’s handling of the Olympic Games, as the company reported a 9 per cent...

  25. May 15, 2012

    Collins joins queue to criticise May

    Theresa May has been plunged into yet more embarrassment over immigration queues at UK airports after the actress Joan...

  26. April 25, 2012

    Pension charges take toll on BAA

    BAA, owner of London’s Heathrow airport, reported an increased pre-tax loss for the first quarter primarily because of...

  27. April 18, 2012

    Minister rejects calls for third Heathrow runway

    The aviation minister on Wednesday strongly rejected calls from business to allow Heathrow airport’s expansion, saying...

  28. April 18, 2012

    Gatwick sets sights on fresh markets

    Gatwick is seeking to become the UK’s main gateway to emerging markets, and is well placed to do so because it does not...

  29. April 11, 2012

    MP warns of Olympic chaos at Heathrow

    Heathrow is at risk of chaos during the Olympics if the UK Border Agency does not provide sufficient staffing for the high...

  30. March 16, 2012

    Nash Inventions, Wigmore Hall, London

    The firebrands have become the establishment. Wasn’t it always so? There was a time when Harrison Birtwistle, Alexander...

  31. March 4, 2012

    BAA signals legal action over Heathrow

    Ministers are heading for a legal showdown with BAA, Heathrow’s owner, should the government continue to rule out allowing a...

  32. February 22, 2012

    BAA urges rethink over Heathrow runway

    BAA reported a reduced loss for 2011 as it claimed progress with its efforts to persuade the government to reconsider the...

  33. January 31, 2012

    BAA signals end to Stansted runway hopes

    BAA has signalled it has abandoned its hopes of building a second runway at Stansted airport after its chief executive...

  34. November 30, 2011

    Border staff action fails to hit travellers

    Fears of long delays at UK airports due to strike action by immigration officers proved unfounded on Wednesday as passengers...

  35. November 4, 2011

    Foster adds weight to island airport plan

    The skies over Surrey’s stockbroker belt may well be cleaner and greener because of the decision to deny Heathrow its third...

  36. October 26, 2011

    BAA losses narrow to £147m

    BAA reported performance broadly in line with expectations in the third quarter, despite worsening global economic...

  37. October 19, 2011

    BAA decides to sell Edinburgh airport

    BAA has unveiled plans to sell Edinburgh airport, as stipulated by regulators to reduce its dominance, writes Andrew Parker....

  38. October 16, 2011

    BAA bides time on third runway

    BAA, the UK’s leading airports operator, has signalled it has not given up on the contentious idea of building a third...

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