London's Heathrow hub airport said it would set aside a lane for passengers on certain British Airways and Virgin Atlantic routes, starting in July.
The pandemic paved the way for JetBlue to serve its London airports of choice and fares are incredibly low. But will the UK allow Americans to enter?
JetBlue is primed to disrupt the trans-Atlantic market with its impending flights to London and passengers can expect low fares and high frills.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales announced Sunday the creation of the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter giving businesses a roadmap to a more sustainable future. The charter is backed by some of the world’s biggest businesses, including: Bank of America, BlackRock, Unilever, AstraZeneca and BP. Prince Charles’ has […]
Some passengers at Heathrow Airport in London can now pay £80, or $US104, for a coronavirus test that guarantees results within an hour. The tests are on offer to passengers flying to Hong Kong and Italy, which require proof of a negative test result on arrival. The company behind the […]
Tara Hanlon, 30, was travelling through London’s Heathrow Airport when authorities discovered about 2 million pounds, or about $US2.6 million, in her suitcases, The Sun reported on Friday. Hanlon was charged with money laundering and could spend up to 14 years behind bars if she’s convicted, The Sun said. Chris […]
Virgin Atlantic plans to cut more than 3,000 jobs and close its London Gatwick base as it tries to save cash and weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline also said it would retire its iconic Boeing 747-400 planes a year early. Like most of the world’s airlines, Virgin – which […]
Julia Walentin and Dina Oetterli spent their layover in Singapore drinking. Without enough food or rest, though, Walentin ended up with a terrible hangover. By asking a steward for medicine to help with her headache, Walentin sparked fears that she had contracted coronavirus while vacationing in Cambodia. After that, Walentin […]
British Airways is cancelling 24 flights between New York and London in response to reduced demand from the spread of coronavirus in Europe. The New York-London route is British Airways’ flagship with numerous frequencies on some of its largest aircraft. British Airways primarily appeals to business travellers on the route […]
A hair-raising video shows the moment an Airbus A380 landed sideways at Heathrow Airport as high winds from Storm Dennis pummelled the UK. The two-tiered plane can be seen fighting the winds, almost at a 90-degree angle to the runway, before finally touching down. Winds around the airport reached 50 […]
A United Airlines plane was temporarily locked down at London’s Heathrow Airport after a passenger was suspected to have the coronavirus. While the ill passenger was addressed, others on United Flight 901 from San Francisco were asked to complete a contact form for the UK’s public health department. Passengers were […]
In 2019, Australian airline Qantas made the decision to open up its lounges to passengers of all travel classes and all carriers. This means that provided the lounge isn’t too busy, you can buy your way in for as little as $US35. Before a flight to Sydney last November, I […]
Airports and health authorities are seeking to contain a virus that has killed nine people in China and had cases confirmed in four other countries. The virus, called 2019-nCoV, originated in the city of Wuhan, and airports are stepping up efforts to screen and quarantine passengers from the city – […]
London’s Heathrow Airport, Europe’s busiest airport, appears to have worked out how to jam drone signals to stop climate-change protesters from grounding flights. The group Heathrow Pause planned to fly drones to disrupt flights on Friday, hoping to draw attention to the environmental impact of flying, but a livestream showed […]
American Airlines has started using facial recognition technology to let passengers board planes without their boarding pass. The airline says the technology, now in use in parts of Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport, is more secure and makes boarding quicker for passengers. Its part of a trend in the aviation industry […]
A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday after a power bank phone charger caught on fire. Flight 138 from John F. Kennedy Airport to Heathrow Airport landed at Boston’s Logan Airport around 90 minutes after take off, after a fire […]
The body of a stowaway fell from a plane as it began its descent into London’s Heathrow Airport on Sunday. It was found in a private garden. Over the past 30 years, bodies of those hitching illegal rides on flights have been found on southwest London high streets and in […]