The owner of Heathrow has sold off its three other UK airports in a £1.05bn deal that means the company previously known as BAA will now operate only its flagship London hub.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
The suspected shooting down of a large passenger plane while flying at altitude presents airlines and their passengers with an extremely serious new development in air travel, according to aviation experts.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
Air passengers will be hit by a decision today to alter what airlines can be charged for using one of the UK’s busiest airports, according to low-cost airline Ryanair.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2014
Ryanair will have to cut fares to meet passenger targets in a new Stansted Airport deal, chief executive Michael O’Leary said today.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
The British Academy of Audiology has said it ended its interaction with Athlone Institute of Technology last year on the college’s audiology degree that was ended after a year last week.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
Aviation regulators will tomorrow provide the first indication of how much airlines will be charged for using London’s three main airports over the period 2014-19.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013
London’s Stansted airport has attracted three final bids each worth about £1bn (€1.2bn), according to sources.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
The company formerly known as BAA is being forced to sell Stansted airport in Essex, England.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
Ryanair has been forced to withdraw from any bid for London’s third-busiest airport, Stansted, after being informed that Ferrovial, the airport’s owners, will exclude any bid including the Irish airline.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
Ryanair has confirmed that 10 airline groups — among them IAG, Virgin and CityJet — have shown interest in forming a part of its “remedy package”, aimed at winning EU approval for its €694m takeover bid for Aer Lingus.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
Ryanair has clarified that it is considering taking a stake in London’s Stansted Airport but is not actively pursuing a purchase.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
Passenger numbers at leading UK airports were hit by what is being called the "Olympic effect" last month.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Ryanair is confident it can allay competition concerns about its latest bid for rival Aer Lingus, its CEO Michael O’Leary yesterday said, adding the budget airline was also seeking no more than a 25% stake in Stansted Airport.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
Ryanair is planning on buying a stake in London’s Stansted Airport after competition authorities in the UK won a court case forcing the break-up of the BAA airport monopoly.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2012
UK airport operator BAA is to give up its long legal battle over the forced sale of Stansted Airport.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Former Barclays deputy chairman Nigel Rudd has slammed MPs for a “completely unacceptable” attack on the bank’s embattled ex-boss Bob Diamond, it was reported today.
Sun, 19 Aug, 2012
A Qatari government investment fund says it has reached a deal to buy 20% of the company that operates London’s Heathrow, Stansted and other British airports.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
Ireland's boxing gold medal-winner Katie Taylor has boarded a flight from Heathrow on its way to Dublin Airport.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
Airports are bracing themselves for an Olympic exodus with almost 200,000 people a day set to leave the capital after the end of Games.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
Bosses of Heathrow are on their marks to cope with one of the busiest-ever days at the west London airport when thousands of athletes fly off after the end of the Olympics.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
Ryanair is planning to buy a 25% stake in London’s third largest airport, Stansted, according to its deputy CEO, Michael Cawley, who said they were hoping to make a bid within months.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
Ryanair, Europe’s biggest discount carrier, said it would cut a further eight routes at Edinburgh Airport after failing to reach an agreement on fees with the terminal’s owner BAA.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2012
The UK’s busiest airport, Heathrow, saw 70 million passengers pass through its terminals in a 12-month period for the first time in March.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
People are facing long delays at Heathrow this evening.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
More than a fifth of flights departing from Heathrow Airport were delayed last year, operator BAA said today, although this was an improvement on snow-hit 2010.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2012
Ryanair is cutting five routes out of Edinburgh Airport.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Heathrow Airport has announced it is building a special terminal just for Olympic athletes.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
BRITAIN may build a £50 billion (€60.5bn) airport on the mudflats of the Thames estuary instead of expanding Heathrow as the government examines how to meet burgeoning demand for flights.
A snow-free end to 2011 helped BAA record a 4.4% increase in passengers at its six UK airports last year.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
Plane arrivals and take-offs at Britain's two biggest airports were largely unaffected by today's strike.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
BRITISH public sector workers went on strike from midnight in the bitter dispute over pensions, which union leaders warned had been made worse by measures in the autumn statement to curb pay and bring forward the state pension age.
A NATIONWIDE public sector strike in Britain next Wednesday threatens to paralyse operations at Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
Next week’s public sector pensions strike in Britain could lead to “very long delays of up to 12 hours” for passengers arriving at Heathrow airport and “mass cancellations of departing aircraft”, airlines have been warned.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
Irish company Surfbox is seeing great growth thanks to the ePrint app, says Mark Twomey
Low-cost airline Ryanair announced a jump in profits today but said passenger numbers will fall 10% this month as it grounds more planes this winter.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
Airport operator BAA is to sell Edinburgh airport, the Spanish-owned company announced today.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
Ryanair is to close its Dublin-Aberdeen route from the end of October.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2011
The UK’s biggest airport, Heathrow, had its busiest-ever month in July 2011, it was announced today.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
RYANAIR has filed a complaint with Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority and Competition Commission about the charges levied against airlines at BAA’s Stansted airport.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2011
British airport operator BAA must sell two of its UK airports, competition chiefs said today in a final ruling.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
Construction group Morgan Sindall today revealed a foothold on the billion pound revamp of Gatwick Airport after it made a shortlist of firms appointed for the work.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
HUNDREDS of thousands of British public sector workers went on strike to defend their pensions, causing widespread school closures in a major challenge to the year-old government.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2011
Britain’s biggest airport, Heathrow, had its busiest-ever April last month, figures showed today.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
BAA, the owner of London’s Heathrow and Stansted airports, said passenger numbers edged up by 0.6% in the period to 18.7 million in the three months to March.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011
Airport operator BAA will still have to sell two of its UK airports following a provisional ruling today by Britain's Competition Commission (CC).
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
THE boss of Heathrow, who admitted the airport was “overwhelmed” by the pre-Christmas snow, had a £151,000 (€175,000) pay rise in 2010.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
The boss of Heathrow, who admitted the airport was “overwhelmed” by the pre-Christmas snow, had a £151,000 pay rise in 2010, it was revealed today.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2011
Airports operator BAA said it delivered a “robust” financial performance in 2010 despite disruption caused by volcanic ash, strikes and snow.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
BMI announced today that it is suspending flights between Glasgow and Heathrow.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
One of Scotland’s main airports reopened today after overnight snow across many parts of the country forced its closure.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2011
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