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2010-07-26 11:37:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is helping travellers celebrate the 75th anniversary of Newcastle International Airport with a special return fare on its flights between Newcastle and Heathrow. British Airways is offering a return flight to London Heathrow for just 1 Pounds sterling (subject to availability) which, with taxes/fees and charges means that the total paid by passengers will be only 75 pounds. The special promotional return fare, which is now being...

2010-05-05 03:13:00

AMSTERDAM, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that its subsidiary AeroTurbine has opened its new sales and material distribution center in close proximity to London Heathrow Airport, UK. The primary purpose of this facility is to strategically locate rotables close to one of the world's busiest airports for material loans and exchanges. Additionally, this facility will serve as the central office for AeroTurbine's sales and marketing...

2010-01-14 12:44:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic's President, Sir Richard Branson, has highlighted what he believes to be the hypocritical approach Oneworld is taking over the possible Japan Airlines and Delta alliance compared to the proposed British Airways/American Airlines tie-up. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060927/NYW045LOGO) Oneworld has said a JAL/Delta alliance "would raise intractable competition issues and face severe regulatory opposition in...

2009-05-01 10:20:00

First-ever nonstop service from Cleveland to Heathrow begins tomorrow CLEVELAND, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) tomorrow will launch seasonal daily non-stop service between its Cleveland hub and London's Heathrow Airport, effective May 2, 2009 (eastbound). The new route replaces the previous seasonal service between Cleveland and London/Gatwick Airport. "The new flights give Cleveland travelers convenient access to Europe's most popular gateway airport for...

2008-11-05 09:00:18

ioimage, a provider of intelligent video appliances, has announced that its video analytics solution has been implemented at several DHL Express sites throughout Europe, including Heathrow Airport in the UK and Leipzig Airport in Germany, as well as ground hubs, terminals and other facilities in Bonn, Germany; Genk, Belgium; and Budapest, Hungary. DHL locations in Spain and Italy are also currently being equipped with ioimage intelligent video, while similar projects are in the pipeline in...

2008-11-01 09:00:15

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Cabinet allies are poised to approve a controversial new runway for Heathrow Airport in London, sources say. Brown and Transport Minister Geoff Hoon have determined the new runway is vital to Britain's economic competitiveness and will sign off on the plan, perhaps as soon as December, despite opposition from environmentalists, the Conservative Party and even some Labor Party MPs, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Citing unnamed sources, the...

2008-10-15 09:00:22

UK-based airline bmi has announced that it will double the number of flights to the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from January 15, 2009. Services from Heathrow to Riyadh will increase from three services a week to six, provided a daily service with the exception of Friday. The return services from Riyadh to Heathrow will operate daily with the exception of Saturday. The Heathrow originating services will go onwards from Riyadh to Dammam on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and onwards to Jeddah on...

2008-10-05 03:00:17

By Anonymous Heathrow Airport's flagship terminal, hailed as the gateway to the 2012 London Olympics, will not be ready for the event, it has emerged. Airport operator BAA admitted that at best only part of Heathrow East - which will replace Terminals and 2 - will be open in time for the games. Last month, the Competition Commission called for BAA to end its monopoly over London's airports, advocating the sale of Stansted and Gatwick. A BAA spokeswoman said: "The delay in the transfer...

2008-10-04 00:00:19

Tories announce plans to scrap Heathrow expansion and introduce high-speed train. Railway rumble The Conservative Party grabbed a few more column inches this week by announcing that it would scrapplans for a third Heathrow runway in favour of a pounds 20bn TGV-style high-speed rail link between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. The news was trailed in The Guardian ahead of Theresa May's Monday speech at the Toryconference. It was covered positively by many papers, but angered...

2008-10-02 18:00:20

A Tory plan for a high-speed rail link rather than a third runway at Heathrow airport "beggars belief", British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh said yesterday. Conservative opposition to expansion at the airport would damage the national economy and condemn air travellers to decades of delays, Mr Walsh added. The Tories "apparently want to undermine the UK's efforts to succeed in a global economy", he said, speaking at an Institute of London Insurance event. His comments...


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