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BA flight chaos at Heathrow airport ahead of bank holiday weekend
At least 50 British Airlines services cancelled on Thursday due to technical problems and passengers warned of further delays on Friday

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent, and agencies

26, May, 2023 @4:24 AM

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Heathrow remains loss-making despite rise in passenger numbers
Airport says people will be able to ‘travel as normal’ in peak period around coronation despite strike

Joanna Partridge

26, Apr, 2023 @8:04 AM

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Britons brace for strikes, traffic jams and border delays as Easter exodus returns
Airlines hope to avoid the chaos of last year as huge numbers head for the beaches of Europe, surpassing pre-pandemic bookings

James Tapper

01, Apr, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Heathrow told to cut passenger charges in move that could lower fares
Decision by Civil Aviation Authority comes despite airport having argued for higher fees

Kalyeena Makortoff and Gwyn Topham

08, Mar, 2023 @8:22 AM

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Heathrow has busiest start to year since before Covid lockdowns
More than 5.4m passengers travelled through airport in January, double the 2.6m from 2022

Jasper Jolly

13, Feb, 2023 @9:13 AM

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RCN accuse government of ‘belligerence’ as talks to avert strike action fail; Wales strikes to go ahead – as it happened
Royal College of Nursing says Steve Barclay refused to discuss pay at meeting on Monday; Welsh nurses to strike after last-minute talks fail

Joe Middleton (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

12, Dec, 2022 @8:32 PM

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Heathrow ‘ready for Christmas rush’ after making plans to avoid disruption
Airport vows passengers will not face daily cap during biggest festive getaway in three years

Mark Sweney

11, Nov, 2022 @9:35 AM

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Hundreds of Heathrow staff to strike in run-up to Fifa World Cup
Three days of action from 18 November could mean disruption for football fans heading to Qatar

Mark Sweney and Joanna Partridge

04, Nov, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Heathrow passengers may have to fly outside peak times ahead of Christmas
Airport still has shortage of 25,000 staff and is keen to avoid disruption of summer

Mark Sweney

26, Oct, 2022 @2:07 PM

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Airlines expect smooth half-term getaways from England after summer disruption
British Airways and easyJet confident of fulfilling schedule in busiest weekend before Christmas

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

21, Oct, 2022 @12:44 PM

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British Airways axes 10,000 more flights to and from Heathrow
Airline’s winter short-haul schedule is cut by 8% as airport continues to struggle with staffing problems

Rob Davies

22, Aug, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Heathrow passengers face more uncertainty as capacity cap extended
Loss-making airport says restricting numbers to 100,000 a day is reducing last-minute cancellations

Charlie Maloney and agency

15, Aug, 2022 @6:27 PM

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