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A Guide to London Heathrow Airport’s 5 (Soon to be 4) Terminals (OneTravel)

London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the UK as well as the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic. If you’re planning a visit to London or many other destinations across Britain or elsewhere in Europe, there’s a … Continue reading

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How Many Airports Does London Actually Have? (OneTravel)

So you’ve set aside the time to go and you already have a good idea of the sights to see and activities to do. You’re big London vacation is eminent! But which airport is the best option for you to fly in and out of and how should you go about making such a decision? Continue reading

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Richard Wilson’s Slipstream at Heathrow Terminal 2

Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal – isn’t to reopen officially until 4 June when a United Airlines flight from Chicago is scheduled to land at the new building in the early morning. Most striking of its features is Slipstream, a 77 tonne, 78 metre twisted aluminium sculpture by British artist Richard Wilson suspended in the air 18 metres above ground in the entrance court of the terminal. Continue reading

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Heathrow’s New Terminal 2 to Open This June (OneTravel)

After 54 years of service, Heathrow’s Terminal 2 closed in 2009. But come this June, a newly named “Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal” is set to reopen. Despite being built in the center of one of the world’s busiest airports, … Continue reading

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Harmondsworth Barn, the Cathedral of Middlesex (OneTravel)

A barn. But to think of the Harmondsworth Barn as just a barn would be a great disservice to this huge and imposing medieval structure. A much better way to think about the Harmondsworth Barn might be to take a … Continue reading

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British Airways Home Advantage

British Airways invited me out to its Waterside international head office at Heathrow last week. The invite was a teaser of what’s to come with their Home Advantage Influencer Programme (apparently, somebody at BA reckons I’m influential – neato!). It … Continue reading

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The Heathrow In and Out (CheapOair)

With this summer promising (or should I say threatening?) to be the busiest in the history London Heathrow Airport, I thought it might be useful to share a few tips on how best to get in and out of the … Continue reading

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Olympic Record Breaking Summer for Heathrow Airport Expected (CheapOair)

It looks like this summer’s going to be a busy one at London’s Heathrow Airport. An estimated 80% of all visitors with flights to London for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are expected to pass through the airport. That’s almost 60,000 passengers including 12,850 athletes and 14,700 accredited media as well as marketing partners, officials and – of course – the spectators. To ensure that these visitors’ first experience of London and the UK before the Olympics will be a positive one, the British Airports Authority (BAA) is upping its game to deal with the high volume of flyers. Continue reading

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Heathrow Express (CheapOair)

Heathrow Express CheapOair, November 17, 2011 Heathrow Express is the fastest and most convenient way to get to and from London Heathrow Airport and Central London. With no traffic jams, taxi queues, or multiple stops to slow you down, you (along … Continue reading

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