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Star Alliance’s new Heathrow terminal named in honor of Queen Elizabeth...

LONDON, England – The new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport, the future home of Star Alliance at Britain’s premier aviation hub, is to be known as “Terminal 2: the Queen’s Terminal” in r

British Airways jet makes emergency landing at Heathrow

LONDON, England - A British Airways plane with 75 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Heathrow airport today after one of its engines caught fire.

Delta-Virgin Atlantic partnership to offer more choice for customers out of...

LONDON, England – Delta Air Lines will significantly grow its presence at London’s Heathrow Airport when its partnership with Virgin Atlantic comes into force later this year.

US Airways announces schedule for Charlotte to London Heathrow service

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways today announced that service between the airline's largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. and London's preferred business airport, Heathrow, will start March 30, 2013.

Heathrow Airport allows all Star Alliance carriers to move under one...

LONDON, England – Star Alliance commends today’s announcement by Heathrow Airport to designate Terminal 2 as the new home for its member carriers serving one of the world’s most important intern

US Airways awarded new London Heathrow route

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways today announced it has been awarded operating slots to inaugurate daily, non-stop service between its Charlotte, N.C.

UK tourism bosses calling for expansion of Heathrow Airport

LNDON, England - Over a third (34%) of tourism chiefs believe expanding Heathrow is the best way of solving the UK's airport capacity problems, according to a poll.

Airline bosses slam decision to scrap third runway at Heathrow

Airline bosses have warned that "the chickens are coming home to roost" after the "easy, populist decision" to scrap a third runway at Heathrow, as Britain's aviation industry delivered its loudest ca

Heathrow braces for busiest day in its history

LONDON, England - August 13 is likely to be Heathrow Airport's busiest day in its history, so the airport is building a temporary terminal to check through more than 10,000 athletes on that one day, t

Virgin Atlantic launches new flights between Vancouver and London

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. - Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a new route between Vancouver and London Heathrow.

British Airways increases flights to Rio de Janeiro

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways is increasing its services to Brazil by doubling its weekly frequency to Rio de Janeiro from three to six flights.

Heathrow offers British Airways service to Tokyo Haneda

Heathrow Airport now offers a British Airways (BA) service to Tokyo Haneda after the company linked up with American Airlines as part of the one world airline alliance.

Osama Bin Laden gets a boarding pass from British Airways

The name of international terrorist and fugitive Al Qaeda boss Osama Bin Laden has surfaced in an unlikely spot, and apparently he's flying British Airways first class to Washington.

Continental Airlines to start mobile boarding passes at Heathrow Airport

Continental Airlines announced today that it has expanded its mobile boarding pass service to London’s Heathrow Airport.

American Airlines pilot arrested after failing Breathalyzer test

LONDON, England - Police arrested an American Airlines pilot who failed a Breathalyzer test at London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, the airline and police said Thursday.

South African Airways crew held over drug haul

British authorities arrested and detained the crew members of a South African Airways plane Tuesday after cannabis and cocaine were found on a flight from Johannesburg to London’s Heathrow Airport.

Air travel: bluesy but not always groovy

These days, air travel for the sake of saving a buck or two entails having to fly several airlines to get to a destination.

Unite leads fight to save Alitalia jobs

LONDON - Leading negotiators from Unite, the UK's biggest union, have today (Monday) flown to Rome to take part in last-minute talks with Italian unions working to save troubled airline Alitalia.

Chaos continues at London’s new Terminal 5

LONDON (eTN) - British Airways is reeling in embarrassment at the chaotic launch of its new London home, Heathrow Terminal 5. Two weeks after the opening of the state-of-the-art terminal, systems are still not working as they should and short-haul flights continue to be canceled or delayed.