BAA (SP) Limited, the owner of BAA’s two London airports of Heathrow and Stansted, today announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2011.
Heathrow operating at full capacity as it achieves record annual traffic
87.4 million passengers at Heathrow and Stansted with 2% underlying growth at Heathrow
Strong service performance with highest ever passenger satisfaction at [...]
After last year’s cold winter bringing vast amounts of snow and causes unprecedented impact on the UK’s airports, an enquiry was started to find what could be done to avoid such travel misery from striking again.
In a recent BAA press release they have stated what they plan to do – which involved invest £32 million [...]
BAA and Unite have been in long negotiations today, and the potential strike at BAA operated airports in August have been called off.
For 9 hours the talks took place, and whilst no details are available, it appears BAA have made an offer which Unite consider good enough to call off the Strike.
This doesn’t not mean [...]
UPDATE – STRIKE CALLED OFF
On Monday 16th August, the Unite union will meet to plane strike dates.
The union must give a weeks notice prior to strikes, meaning 23rd August is the first possible strike date.
The Bank holiday weekend 28,29,30th August is one potential date range the union may pick to try and increase disrupton.
The last [...]
Staff at BAA, the company which runs Heathrow Airport, have voted 3 to 1 in favour of a strike, over pay.
BAA airports, which include Heathrow as well as Southampton, Edinburgh, Stansted, Glasgow and Aberdeen will have to close should strike action go ahead. The union will be required to give 1 week notice of a [...]
BAA announced that they will invest £1 billion this year to upgrade Heathrow airports facilities.
In 2007 £450 million was spent to enable the airport to accomodate the a380, and in 2009 terminal 2 was closed for a billion pound upgrade due to complete in 2014.
Terminal 5 cost the company 4.3 billion to complete, but the [...]
As if Heathrow was not busy enough – BAA are to launch a public consultation into the building of a third runway at Heathrow Airport, though they don’t intend to push the matter until after a general election.
The new runway has been backed by MPs, though the Conservative party are reported to be opposed to [...]