Monday, May 27, 2024

Garuda Indonesia to operate bellyhold route to Heathrow

Garuda Indonesia is to begin a daily bellyhold service from London to Jakarta, operating from their new UK base of Heathrow Airport. The new service will be the first and only non-stop flight to connect the UK and Indonesia, beginning Thursday 31 March 2016. The move is part of Garuda’s strategy to strengthen its presence in […]

UK airport expansion poll finds concerns over air quality

A YouGov poll has found air quality is London’s top environmental concern, in the first survey since the UK government delayed a decision on airport expansion in the South East. The poll found air quality at 30 per cent and the related issue of road congestion at 29 per cent are the environmental challenges that matter […]

Slight volumes fall in 2015 at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport saw its cargo volumes fall 0.2 per cent in 2015, but tonnage rose in the last month of the year. The gateway handled 1.49 million tonnes of freight last year, a very slight decline on figures in 2014. Heathrow, the UK’s largest port by value, says it continued to play a leading role […]