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This Syrian Couple's New Year's Reunion Is Even More Beautiful Than It Seems

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.07.2016 | Good News

This couple's reunion was joyous, and their journey to get to where they are will leave you in tears.  Razan Alakraa, who uses the Twitter handle...

Kuwait Airways Drops U.S.-London Route So It Doesn't Have To Fly Israelis

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2015 | World

Kuwait Airways has ceased flying between New York's Kennedy International Airport and London's Heathrow Airport over a disagreement with U.S. officia...

Pilot Suffered 'Military Strength' Laser Strike In Eye During Landing

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.24.2015 | Crime

A pilot for British Airways was left partially blinded and unable to work after a "military strength" laser beam was shone into his eye as he prepare...

On Nothing Particularly Dignified or Newsworthy

Yara Zgheib | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Yara Zgheib

Hugh Grant once said in a movie that whenever his character got gloomy with the state of the world, he thought about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Air...

Long-Awaited Terminal 2 Opens At London's Heathrow Airport

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

LONDON (AP) — The long awaited new Terminal 2 building has opened at London Heathrow Airport. The first flight, a United Airlines Boe...

Take A Look At The Airport Of The Future

CNN | Eoghan Macguire and Inez Torre | Posted 12.04.2013 | Travel

What will the airport of the future look like? We've compiled some of the most exciting projects currently in the works alongside of futuristic develo...

Airport's Dedication To Assisting Man With Autism Will Floor You

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 09.26.2013 | Good News

Aaran Stewart is a 21-year-old man with severe autism and obsessive compulsive disorder. He has difficulty dealing with change. This should make trave...

Miranda Is Not a One-Off; it Happened to Me

Leah McGrath Goodman | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Leah McGrath Goodman

Before David Miranda was detained for nine hours at London's Heathrow Airport, there was me.

Big Plans For London Heathrow Airport

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 09.16.2013 | Travel

LONDON -- Heathrow unveiled new proposals Wednesday to create a third runway at the London airport – saying that the ideas will allow a vast exp...

The TARDIS Has Landed

Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

The "Doctor Who" TARDIS has landed at Heathrow. BBC and Heathrow have teamed up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who." “In its 50th A...

Even Heathrow's Getting In On The Royal Baby Action

Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel

Now you don't have to be a British subject to snag your piece of commemorative gear. As baby watch kicks into high gear as the former Kate Middleton's...

Glitch In South England Air Travel

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel

LONDON — British air traffic authorities say they're restricting the number of planes flying across or taking off from the south of England afte...

Will the Star Alliance Terminal Make Passengers Feel Like Royals?

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

If faster and easier connections in a brand new terminal makes passengers feel like royalty, well there's something to be said for that.

Emergency Landing Prompts Closure Of Heathrow Runways

AP | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

LONDON (AP) — A British Airways jet made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport Friday after developing a technical problem after takeoff...

Heathrow Hires Santa

Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel

Heathrow Airport is taking Christmas to the extreme this year, surprising 24 randomly-chosen passengers with luxury gifts including his and her watche...

Fast-Track Passport Checks For The Rich

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Plans are being discussed by the UK Border Agency to offer fast-track passport lanes to speed up wait for passengers of "high value" to the airlines o...

Stowaway Plummets To Ground Near London Heathrow

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

Residents in a tony London neighborhood located in the Heathrow flight path woke up Sunday morning to find the mutilated body of a man who may have at...

Bags Drenched In Sewage At Heathrow

Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel

A burst pipe in Heathrow's Terminal 5 baggage hold Monday has left 100 bags soaked in raw sewage, The Independent reports. The owners of the bags ...

What's Going On With The 3rd Runway Plan For Heathrow?

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron is facing heat from his own Conservative party over the subject of building a third runway for London's be...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Heathrow Olympics!

Posted 07.27.2012 | Travel

Everyone's talking about the Olympics: Who will win what events? Will the Danny Boyle-directed opening ceremonies be that spectacular? But what of the...

Britain's 'Biggest Peacetime Transport Challenge'

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Athletes, officials and media from all over the world poured into Heathrow Airport on Monday for the London Olympics, the first wave of...

Branson: Immigration Should Be 'Most Magical, Wonderful Thing'

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel

By Rhys Jones FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9 (Reuters) - Britain's economy will fall behind the rest of Europe unless London's capacity...

PHOTOS: The View From Heathrow's Control Tower

Kate Auletta | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Kate Auletta

We stood, whispering so as not to interfere with the nearby traffic controllers, looking out over the terminals, the Boeings, the Airbuses and, further out, Windsor Castle.

Mayor Says Heathrow Chaos Is Damaging London's Reputation

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 06.30.2012 | Travel

LONDON — London's mayor warned Monday that long delays for passengers arriving at the city's largest airport risk damaging Britain's reputation ...

Airport Officials Predict 'Massive Gridlock' In Heathrow Strike

AP | By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel

LONDON -- A nationwide public-sector strike next Wednesday in Britain threatens to paralyze operations at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport. BAA, th...