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Lufthansa, Heathrow Airport see a dent on travel rebound as Covid-19 cases spike(Twitter/HeathrowAirport)

Lufthansa, Heathrow Airport see a dent on travel rebound as Covid-19 cases spike

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Airlines and the hubs that Lufthansa and London’s Heathrow airport serve are wrestling with an uncertain outlook as governments work toward reopening travel while coronavirus surges in countries such as India and Europe witnesses sluggish vaccine rollout
Covid-19: Heathrow touts Britain to lead revival of mass international travel(Photo by Tomek Baginski on Unsplash)
Covid-19: Heathrow touts Britain to lead revival of mass international travel(Photo by Tomek Baginski on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Heathrow touts Britain to lead revival of mass international travel

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 05:30 PM IST
'We will work with the global travel task-force so that Britain can become the first country in the world to safely restart international travel and trade at scale': London Heathrow airport's Chief Executive Officer John Holland-Kaye
Travelers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London.(AP)
Travelers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London.(AP)

Heathrow Airport passenger numbers plunge 89% in January

Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 01:45 PM IST
"We need to see the flight plan for the safe restart of international travel as part of the prime minister's roadmap on 22 February," Heathrow's chief executive John Holland-Kaye said on Thursday.
A general view Heathrow Airport near London, Britain.(REUTERS)
A general view Heathrow Airport near London, Britain.(REUTERS)

Britain’s biggest airport Heathrow to get a third runway, rules Supreme Court

London | By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Heathrow, Britain’s biggest airport, is keen to proceed despite the plunge in air traffic during the pandemic which has seen it lose its crown as the busiest hub in Europe.
An aircraft comes in to land at Heathrow Airport in west London .(Reuters)
An aircraft comes in to land at Heathrow Airport in west London .(Reuters)

Covid-19-hit Heathrow no longer Europe’s biggest airport

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Heathrow, with 18.97 million passengers during the period, has been overtaken by the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, which had 19.27mn.
A United Airlines passenger aircraft arrives over the top of residential houses to land at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain.(Reuters File)
A United Airlines passenger aircraft arrives over the top of residential houses to land at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain.(Reuters File)

Fall in Heathrow airport traffic due to Covid-19 crisis may create ‘ghost towns’

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Crisis in aviation industry due to pandemic will badly hit West London suburbs such as Southall, Hounslow, Slough and Hillingdon near Heathrow, which have large Indian-origin populations.
When you’re travelling, the ability to tip everyone you encounter when it’s called for, even in non-tipping countries, goes a long way.(Unsplash)
When you’re travelling, the ability to tip everyone you encounter when it’s called for, even in non-tipping countries, goes a long way.(Unsplash)

How to never be stranded after a cancelled flight

Bloomberg | By Mark Ellwood
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 02:56 PM IST
Travel Tips 2019: If you think a flight is going to be cancelled or it is already cancelled, with these smart tips, you can make the most of your time.
A Heathrow spokesperson said BA was experiencing “a technical issue with its systems” impacting check-in and departures there.(HANNAH MCKAY/Reuters)
A Heathrow spokesperson said BA was experiencing “a technical issue with its systems” impacting check-in and departures there.(HANNAH MCKAY/Reuters)

British Airways cancels flights following IT failure

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 06:03 PM IST
BA said it was offering customers booked to travel Wednesday on short-haul flights departing from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports the chance to rebook to travel on another day between August 8-13.
The world of air travel is a stage where all sorts of human oddities play out(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
The world of air travel is a stage where all sorts of human oddities play out(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: The good, bad, ugly of air travel

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 11:30 PM IST
Here’s how to extract notional revenge on airlines that have let you down
Britain’s crime officials uncovered an organised operation that was smuggling heroin in packages of gloves from Pakistan into the United Kingdom via the post.(AFP file photo)
Britain’s crime officials uncovered an organised operation that was smuggling heroin in packages of gloves from Pakistan into the United Kingdom via the post.(AFP file photo)

Officials seize drugs hidden in boxing gloves at Heathrow and other airports in UK

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 05:01 PM IST
The officials have arrested three members of the crime group. All three are relatives are originally from Pakistan and living in the United Kingdom.
The items include a portrayal of Buddha, the turbaned heads of meditating Bodhisattvas, the bald head of a monk and three larger heads belonging to female and male individuals, one possibly to be identified with Vajrapani, the spiritual guide of Buddha, and the others perhaps lay donors or Bodhisattvas.(Trustees of the British Museum.)
The items include a portrayal of Buddha, the turbaned heads of meditating Bodhisattvas, the bald head of a monk and three larger heads belonging to female and male individuals, one possibly to be identified with Vajrapani, the spiritual guide of Buddha, and the others perhaps lay donors or Bodhisattvas.(Trustees of the British Museum.)

UK to return rare Buddhist artefacts to Afghanistan

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Seized during the political turmoil in Afghanistan, the items had been illegally exported from the country to the UK. They were likely pillaged from Buddhist monasteries, according to experts at the museum.
General view of the road in Clapham, south London, Monday July 1, 2019, where the body of a suspected stowaway is believed to have fallen from a passenger plane and was found in a garden, after police attended Sunday following the discovery.(AP File Photo)
General view of the road in Clapham, south London, Monday July 1, 2019, where the body of a suspected stowaway is believed to have fallen from a passenger plane and was found in a garden, after police attended Sunday following the discovery.(AP File Photo)

Body of plane stowaway lands near London man sunbathing in his garden

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 05:37 PM IST
A photograph published in The Sun newspaper on Tuesday showed paving stones in the garden smashed and the ground dented.
The high court on Wednesday found Southall-based Gurjaipal Dhillon guilty of being part of what Britain’s crime officials call the ‘world’s most prolific’ gang smuggling anabolic steroids from India into the UK, to be sold to fitness fanatics on the black market worth millions of pounds.(AFP Photo)
The high court on Wednesday found Southall-based Gurjaipal Dhillon guilty of being part of what Britain’s crime officials call the ‘world’s most prolific’ gang smuggling anabolic steroids from India into the UK, to be sold to fitness fanatics on the black market worth millions of pounds.(AFP Photo)

Third man part of ‘world’s most prolific’ gang smuggling anabolic steroids from India to UK held guilty

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Southall-based Gurjaipal Dhillon was found guilty of being part of the gang by the high court on Wednesday.
For anywhere between $100 to $4,000, fliers can book online, by phone, or through travel agents, and get expedited security access, help with getting VAT refunds, even access to private lounges.(Unsplash)
For anywhere between $100 to $4,000, fliers can book online, by phone, or through travel agents, and get expedited security access, help with getting VAT refunds, even access to private lounges.(Unsplash)

4 airport VIP services that can make your journey a breeze

Bloomberg | By Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 01:28 PM IST
Easing the pain of jet-setting is a promise that a growing number of “airport concierge” companies are making to frequent fliers, whether they’re departing or arriving.
Priyanka Chopra: The Incredible Story of a Global Bollywood Star
Priyanka Chopra: The Incredible Story of a Global Bollywood Star

5 happy stories from Priyanka Chopra’s life you did not know

Hindustan Times | By Riya Dhankar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:15 PM IST
Here are some anecdotes from the star’s life that will make you a prouder fan
Gareth Southgate has gained immense popularity after taking England to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.(REUTERS)
Gareth Southgate has gained immense popularity after taking England to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.(REUTERS)

#WaistcoatWednesday: England fans suit up ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-final

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 08:50 PM IST
A dozen England fans travelling to Moscow on Tuesday for the FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-final against Croatia wore dark blue waistcoats over their T-shirts as they passed through Heathrow airport, witnesses said.
Britain’s leading Indian-origin hotelier Surinder Arora.(HT Photo)
Britain’s leading Indian-origin hotelier Surinder Arora.(HT Photo)

Punjab-born hotelier locked in legal battle with Heathrow Airport

Press Trust of India, London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 11:59 AM IST
The businessman wants the right to build a third runway at the airport, and has backing from airlines, including British Airways.
British Prime Minister Theresa May.(Bloomberg)
British Prime Minister Theresa May.(Bloomberg)

Indians hail British PM May’s green signal for new Heathrow runway

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 10:18 PM IST
Members of the Indian community have historically been employed at various levels in Heathrow
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