Five arrested ahead of Heathrow drone protests

Five arrested ahead of Heathrow drone protests

Three men and two women were held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a public nuisance.

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Heathrow branded ‘massive gravy train’ as Aer Lingus boss slams expansion costs

Heathrow branded ‘massive gravy train’ as Aer Lingus boss slams expansion costs

Willie Walsh, chief executive of Aer Lingus owner IAG, branded the cost of the airport’s expansion a ‘heist’ in a stinging broadside.

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Heathrow strike suspended for vote on pay offer

Heathrow strike suspended for vote on pay offer

A planned strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport has been suspended while they vote on the latest pay offer.

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Heathrow strike suspended ahead of pay vote

Heathrow strike suspended ahead of pay vote

Some flights have been cancelled but wide-scale disruption has been averted.

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Strike by Heathrow workers suspended to allow more talks

Strike by Heathrow workers suspended to allow more talks

Unite union members had been due to walk out from one minute past midnight for 48 hours.

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Heathrow workers ‘overwhelmingly reject’ pay offer

Heathrow workers ‘overwhelmingly reject’ pay offer

Planned strikes were suspended while the workers voted on the offer, but industrial action on dates throughout August remain.

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Heathrow could be ‘shut down’ this summer due to strike action

Heathrow could be ‘shut down’ this summer due to strike action

The west London hub is the UK’s busiest airport.

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Military brought in after drone causes Heathrow disruption

Military brought in after drone causes Heathrow disruption

Heathrow apologised for any disruption caused to passengers after flights were suspended.

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Departures out of Heathrow Airport resume following earlier report of drone sighting

Departures out of Heathrow Airport resume following earlier report of drone sighting

All flights have resumed at London's Heathrow Airport after an earlier disruption following a reported drone sighting.

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Warning for Heathrow passengers after runway lights problem

Warning for Heathrow passengers after runway lights problem

The airport said the ‘technical issue’ had been resolved but warned customers to check their flight status with their airline.

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Japanese pilot admits being drunk shortly before Heathrow flight

Japanese pilot admits being drunk shortly before Heathrow flight

A Japanese pilot has admitted being almost 10 times over the alcohol limit shortly before a flight from Heathrow Airport, police said.

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Tube strike to go ahead on Heathrow route after talks collapse

Tube strike to go ahead on Heathrow route after talks collapse

A strike on the London Underground line serving Heathrow Airport will go ahead after talks collapsed.

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Heathrow expansion plans approved for take-off after Commons vote

Heathrow expansion plans approved for take-off after Commons vote

MPs have supported a third runway by 415 votes to 119, but a legal challenge looms.

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Heathrow baggage strike suspended

A planned strike by baggage handlers and check-in staff at Heathrow and Aberdeen airports has been suspended after a new offer on pay and conditions, it was announced today.

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UK government approves controversial third Heathrow runway

The British government has flown in the face of strong opposition by backing a third runway at Heathrow airport.

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Leaked document reveals plan to provoke Heathrow strikes

Talks aimed at ending the row behind the Heathrow airport chaos will continue today as it emerged that the catering firm at the centre of the dispute considered provoking strikes last year to replace staff with cheaper labour.

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Heathrow mired in flights backlog

Passengers today made the best of an uncertain situation as British Airways tried to clear the Heathrow flight backlog.

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BA flights resuming after staff go back to work

British Airways is to resume limited flights from Heathrow airport tonight, the airline announced.

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BA workers return to work

Two thirds of British Airways staff who took part in an unofficial strike which crippled flights at Heathrow airport have returned to work, the airline reported today.

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bmi laying on extra flights from Heathrow

Airline bmi has laid on extra flights and increasing capacity in and out of Heathrow Airport to cope with passenger demand after BA cancelled all services to and from the airport following staff industrial action.

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Irish passengers warned to expect delays at Heathrow

Aer Lingus has warned Irish passengers travelling through Heathrow Airport in London to expect delays due to a strike by British Airways staff.

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Days of delays ahead for Heathrow passengers

Managing director of Heathrow Airport Mick Temple has said days of delays face passengers at the airport after British Airways cancelled all its flights because of an unofficial walkout by baggage handlers.

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