Heathrow Airport

11 Aug 2017
Heathrow continues to outpace growth at Frankfurt airport.
12 Jul 2017
Europe’s fourth-largest air cargo hub handled 142,349 tonnes.
18 Apr 2017
European airlines accounted for half of the increase in global air cargo traffic to a five-year high in 2016.
26 Jan 2017
Europe’s cargo airports are outperforming its ocean container ports.
25 Oct 2016
The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.
27 Jun 2016
U.K. freight forwarders are worried that the decision to leave the European Union could threaten a much-needed expansion of Heathrow Airport.
11 Dec 2015
The U.K. logistics industry slammed the government for deferring a decision on whether to expand London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth-largest air cargo hub, until next summer at the earliest.
11 Aug 2015
London Heathrow’s cargo traffic decreased by 5.4 percent in July from a year ago but the airport urged the government to approve an expansion of the airport to keep pace with growing trade with emerging markets.
01 Jul 2015
Freight forwarders and logistics providers today hailed a government-appointed commission’s call for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub.
30 Jun 2015
The UK’s air freight shippers are nervously awaiting the publication of a long-delayed report that will recommend either London Heathrow or nearby Gatwick as the best site for a new runway in the crowded southeast of the country.
19 May 2015
Europe’s top air cargo hubs are feeling the impact of a slowing Chinese economy and a fragile recovery in the eurozone with traffic declining, stalling or growing at a snail’s pace in recent months.
13 Jan 2015
London Heathrow increased air freight traffic by 5.3 percent in 2014, driven by a surge in shipments to key emerging markets, but capacity restraints are threatening to slow growth at Europe’s fourth largest cargo hub.
22 Oct 2014
London – Amsterdam and London have closed the gap with Europe’s top freight airports as pilot strikes at Lufthansa and Air France shrunk cargo traffic at their Frankfurt and Paris hubs.
02 Oct 2014
Seko Logistics is expanding in the e-commerce market by investing in Metakinetic, an e-commerce marketing and design agency.
12 May 2014
It occupies only 300 square feet in the world’s biggest international airport, but American Airlines Cargo’s first European temperature-controlled facility, which opened in London Heathrow last week, underscores the rise of health care as a key driver of global transport demand.
IAG Cargo's new Constant Climate Centre at London Heathrow Airport.
14 Oct 2013
IAG Cargo has opened a new pharmaceutical center at London Heathrow Airport, the latest step in the expansion of its Constant Climate service...
Hyderabad, India
18 Sep 2013
IAG Cargo has plans to increase flights between London Heathrow Airport and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, in order to cater to the city’s booming pharmaceutical industry.
IAG Cargo’s new route will be serviced by the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
03 Sep 2013
IAG Cargo will launch a new air cargo route from London Heathrow to Austin, Texas, in March 2014, and will offer an additional export route for the area’s expanding technology hub.
UTi Worldwide’s new London operations facility is located near Heathrow Airport.
14 Aug 2013
UTi Worldwide has opened its new London operations in Heathrow in the U.K.
12 Jul 2013
A fire aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane caused Heathrow Airport to close both its runways Friday afternoon.
26 Feb 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional cargo capacity to businesses in China via a new passenger service operating between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and London Heathrow, starting March 31.
Heathrow Airport, Terminal 3, cargo transporter vehicle on apron area, July 2012. Copyright: LHR Airports Limited.
19 Feb 2013
Heathrow Ltd, previously known as BAA, booked an 11.6 percent increase in earnings in 2012 as it raised charges on airlin
27 Nov 2012
Air freight service provider Air Menzies International recently reorganized its U.K. cargo receiving and trucking operations to improve processing times for customers delivering to regional airports.
01 Nov 2012
China’s sovereign wealth fund has acquired a 10 percent stake in the company that owns
29 Oct 2012
Heathrow Ltd., the former BAA, increased profit by 9.6 percent in the first nine months of the year as slightly higher tr
26 Oct 2012
IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, today launched Cargo Connector...
20 Aug 2012
Amsterdam Schiphol airport’s net profit fell in the first half but revenue increased as higher passenger numbers outweighed lower cargo traffic.
19 Jun 2012
London Heathrow airport handled 3.8 percent less cargo in May than a year ago and is bracing for further declines amid a deepening eurozone crisis.
24 Feb 2012
Amsterdam Schiphol airport boosted net income in 2011 by 15.1 percent to $260 million from $226 million a year ago, but Europe’s third-largest air cargo hub warned capacity constraints could slo
01 Feb 2012
BAA must sell London Stansted, the U.K.’s second largest air cargo hub, after a court rejected the airport operator’s appeal against a ruling by anti-trust regulators.
24 Jan 2012
Spain’s new centre right government scrapped a plan to privatize Madrid and Barcelona airports, the country’s two largest cargo hubs, citing market volatility amid Europe’s sovereign
12 Jan 2012
London Heathrow airport boosted cargo traffic 14.2 percent in December from a year ago, a record for the month and the first increase since February 2011.
13 Oct 2011
Frankfurt airport in September handled 5.3 percent less freight than a year ago and London Heathrow’s cargo traffic shrunk 3.7 percent, highlighting the accelerating slowdown in the global air c
14 Sep 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 6.8 percent less freight in August than a year ago in the latest sign of the slowdown in the global air cargo market.
16 Aug 2011
Cargo tonnage at London Heathrow Airport fell 1.5 percent in July, the airport’s third straight year-over-year, but a seasonal uptick also gave the British gateway its busiest month for freight