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UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

Britain backed a $22 billion expansion of London`s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union. 

Britain government to built a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport

Britain`s government on Tuesday backed plans to build a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport despite opposition from senior cabinet ministers.

Close shave for Jet Airways passengers, probe ordered

Close shave for Jet Airways passengers, probe ordered

The pilot's failure to use the "full runway" for take-off allegedly led to a "dangerous" situation and resulted in the incident which occurred on August 30.

After years of delay, London's "night tube" trains start running

The world`s oldest underground rail network takes a big step forward this weekend when the "tube" starts all-night Friday and Saturday services after years of obstruction and delay.

After Dhaka, Islamic State planning to attack Heathrow, JFK airports?

After Dhaka, Islamic State planning to attack Heathrow, JFK airports?

The terror attack warning was revealed by the Site Intelligence Group, an organisation that tracks the online activity of terrorist groups.
 

Woman forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at Heathrow

A US mother-of-two, who was forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at security at London's Heathrow Airport, has spoken about her humiliation and the "incredibly unfair" security rules.

Alarming! Drone collides with passenger plane in UK

Alarming! Drone collides with passenger plane in UK

The incident has once again brought to focus the security risk posed by drones flown by amateurs.

British plane may have collided with drone at Heathrow, lands safely

A British Airways passenger aircraft was hit by what most likely was a drone on Sunday as it prepared to land at Britain`s Heathrow Airport, police said.

Akshay Kumar not detained at Heathrow Airport!

Akshay Kumar not detained at Heathrow Airport!

The report further stated that the 'Airlift' star was allowed to leave the airport within a few minutes.

Flight turned back to Heathrow after `laser` incident

A New York-bound flight turned back shortly after takeoff from Britain`s Heathrow Airport after a laser light was shone towards it, police said on Monday.

Britain delays decision on London airport expansion

An earlier commission had recommended the expansion of Heathrow airport, but that has met fierce resistance from some lawmakers and environmental groups, as well as thousands of people living near the airport.

Fog causes second day of flight disruptions in UK

Dense fog caused a second day of flight disruptions at Europe's busiest Heathrow airport where 10 per cent of flights were cancelled on Monday.

Snag-hit British Airways flight to India diverted to Germany

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) A city-bound British Airways flight with over 100 passengers onboard was diverted to Frankfurt after the pilot reported a snag in the Boeing 777-236 (ER) aircraft.

Climate change activists protest on Heathrow runway

A group of climate change activists staged a protest on one of London Heathrow airport`s two runways on Monday, causing minor delays to flights, the police and airport officials said.

Heathrow cancels flights after protesters get on runway

London`s Heathrow Airport said flights would be delayed on Monday after 12 activists cut through a perimeter fence and chained themselves together on its northern runway to protest against the possible expansion of Britain`s biggest airport.

UK's Queen could get millions in compensation for jet noise

UK's Queen could get millions in compensation for jet noise

Queen Elizabeth II could be the single biggest beneficiary of a 700 million pounds compensation scheme to noiseproof Windsor Castle if a third runway at Britain's Heathrow airport goes ahead.

Kuwait-bound flight diverts to UK from New York

A Kuwait-bound plane from New York was forced to turn midway over Europe and make an emergency landing at UK's Heathrow airport here on Saturday after several passengers reported illness presumably caused by food poisoning.

Kuwait-bound flight diverts to UK from New York

A Kuwait-bound plane from New York was forced to turn midway over Europe and make an emergency landing at UK's Heathrow airport here on Saturday after several passengers reported illness presumably caused by food poisoning.

Rwandan spy chief Karake arrested in London

Rwandan spy chief Karake arrested in London

 British police have arrested the head of Rwanda`s intelligence service on a warrant from Spain where he is accused of involvement in war crimes linked to the genocide, prompting a furious reaction from Rwanda.

British Airways doubles baggage allowance to Indian students

British Airways (BA) has doubled the baggage allowance for students travelling from India to study in Britain, Europe, the US or Canada, Britain's flag carrier airline said on Tuesday.