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# heathrow - This year 2022

British Airways suspends ticket sales for short-haul flights from Heathrow
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

British Airways suspends ticket sales for short-haul flights from Heathrow

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:15 AM 30,994 Views 18 Comments

Customers will be unable to book flights for domestic or European services from the west London airport until Monday week.

Ryanair boss warns flight woes to continue 'right throughout the summer'
# Summer Of Discontent
# Summer Of Discontent

Ryanair boss warns flight woes to continue 'right throughout the summer'

Jun 21st 2022, 12:02 PM 23,544 Views 19 Comments

Michael O’Leary said passengers should brace for a “less than satisfactory experience” this summer.

# heathrow - All time

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Northern Ireland health minister 'shocked' by images of packed Aer Lingus flight

Updated May 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 113,567 Views 133 Comments

Photos seemed to show little evidence of social distancing on a flight from Belfast to London.

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane
# London
# London

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane

Oct 17th 2019, 10:42 PM 41,811 Views 26 Comments

The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones
# Drones
# Drones

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones

Sep 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,594 Views 10 Comments

A campaign by Heathrow Pause – an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion – was planned for this morning.

Anyone found guilty of operating drone at airfield 'could face life sentence', Met Police says
# Heathrow
# Heathrow

Anyone found guilty of operating drone at airfield 'could face life sentence', Met Police says

Jan 9th 2019, 8:53 AM 14,261 Views 26 Comments

Departures from Heathrow Airport were suspended temporarily yesterday following a suspected drone sighting.

Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after suspected drone sighting.
# Heathrow
# Heathrow

Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after suspected drone sighting.

Updated Jan 8th 2019, 6:46 PM 18,768 Views 33 Comments

All departures were suspended for around an hour.

Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow
# Birds Of Prey
# Birds Of Prey

Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow

Jul 25th 2018, 8:27 AM 10,807 Views 0 Comments

Many of the eggs recovered on 26 June have now hatched.

50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at Heathrow Airport
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at Heathrow Airport

May 4th 2018, 8:29 PM 38,320 Views 15 Comments

Each box only had room for four crocodiles but 10 had been packed into each one.

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport
# Crash
# Crash

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport

Feb 14th 2018, 11:51 AM 42,039 Views 9 Comments

Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident.

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street
# Confidential Details
# Confidential Details

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street

Oct 29th 2017, 12:48 PM 10,956 Views 7 Comments

The unencrypted device has 174 documents on it.

Two cash-in-transit drivers staged a £7m heist but were caught out by their mobile phones
# Heathrow
# Heathrow

Two cash-in-transit drivers staged a £7m heist but were caught out by their mobile phones

Oct 5th 2017, 6:21 PM 31,778 Views 0 Comments

The men will be sentenced later this month.

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences
# Turkey
# Turkey

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences

Jul 1st 2017, 1:59 PM 14,566 Views 20 Comments

The men – both aged 21 and from Leicester and Birmingham – were detained after landing on a flight from Turkey.

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'
# Don't Press This Button
# Don't Press This Button

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 13,463 Views 14 Comments

The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.

British Airways to resume flights following chaotic day but warns of 'knock-on disruption'
# It Failure
# It Failure

British Airways to resume flights following chaotic day but warns of 'knock-on disruption'

May 28th 2017, 8:48 AM 11,206 Views 7 Comments

All flights from London Heathrow and Gatwick were suspended yesterday following the delays.

Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights
# Snow
# Snow

Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights

Jan 12th 2017, 6:37 PM 33,936 Views 22 Comments

Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO
# Piecemeal Approach
# Piecemeal Approach

New Heathrow runway "a return to monopoly featherbedding" says Ryanair CEO

Oct 25th 2016, 7:54 PM 16,675 Views 31 Comments

Today, the British government approved a new third runway at London’s Heathrow airport, with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling calling it a “momentous step”.

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport
# Protests
# Protests

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport

Aug 5th 2016, 12:12 PM 20,311 Views 155 Comments

Protesters have blocked the main road into the airport, Europe’s busiest, this morning.

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,760 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

London to New York flight forced to turn around after laser is pointed at it
# VS025
# VS025

London to New York flight forced to turn around after laser is pointed at it

Feb 15th 2016, 7:31 AM 32,090 Views 36 Comments

Police are investigating the incident.

Man taken to hospital after stabbing himself in the head in Heathrow airport
# London
# London

Man taken to hospital after stabbing himself in the head in Heathrow airport

Dec 17th 2015, 7:30 AM 16,295 Views 18 Comments

It is understood the man took the knife from a shop in the departure lounge.

Delays to Irish flights after protesters occupy Heathrow runway
# Take Note
# Take Note

Delays to Irish flights after protesters occupy Heathrow runway

Jul 13th 2015, 11:06 AM 13,253 Views 22 Comments

Services have been disrupted by a runway demonstration.

Family of 12 thought to have travelled to Syria to join Islamic state group
# Luton
# Luton

Family of 12 thought to have travelled to Syria to join Islamic state group

Jul 4th 2015, 3:02 PM 17,100 Views 66 Comments

The group was reported missing after they failed to return from a holiday to Bangladesh.

Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London
# Stowaway
# Stowaway

Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London

Jun 19th 2015, 1:26 PM 39,787 Views 42 Comments

A second man is in a critical condition in hospital.

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby
# I Can Be Your Hero Baby

Limerick farmer tackled passenger who tried to open door mid-flight

Jan 29th 2015, 9:43 PM 61,781 Views 89 Comments

A local councillor said the man is a very popular character in the Kilcornan area and doesn’t think his heroic act was that big a deal.

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Knock-on UK flight disruption following Heathrow computer meltdown

Dec 13th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,815 Views 8 Comments

Some 38 flights have been cancelled, but there are no reports of Irish flight delays.

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

Nov 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,568 Views 10 Comments

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

Nov 6th 2014, 6:50 PM 25,001 Views 62 Comments

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport
# Not A Drill
# Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,172 Views 12 Comments

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow
# Bag Man
# Bag Man

Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow

Jul 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,682 Views 22 Comments

The 59-year-old targeted people who were travelling on their own, waited until they were distracted, and then took their bags.

Nigella Lawson barred from boarding US flight over cocaine confession
# Nigella Lawson
From The Daily Edge
# Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson barred from boarding US flight over cocaine confession

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:37 AM 26,595 Views 116 Comments

The chef was not allowed to board a flight from Heathrow to Los Angeles on Sunday.

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed
# Air Traffic Control
# Air Traffic Control

Flights getting back to normal after major air traffic control problem fixed

Dec 7th 2013, 7:51 PM 26,099 Views 23 Comments

Passengers at Dublin Airport were among thousands affected by the technical problem.

Scotland Yard breaks international drugs ring
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

Scotland Yard breaks international drugs ring

Oct 16th 2013, 1:53 PM 7,390 Views 19 Comments

Police seized millions of pounds worth of cocaine in dawn raids in London.

Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London
# PRISM
# PRISM

Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London

Aug 19th 2013, 9:55 AM 10,243 Views 49 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that David Miranda, husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald, was held up as he passed through London’s Heathrow Airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin.

Plane catches fire at London Heathrow
# London
# London

Plane catches fire at London Heathrow

Jul 12th 2013, 7:21 PM 13,174 Views 29 Comments

In a separate incident at Manchester, another Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to turn back after take-off due “technical difficulties”.

Pigeons force Aer Lingus flight to abandon trip to London
# Coo
# Coo

Pigeons force Aer Lingus flight to abandon trip to London

May 11th 2013, 5:02 PM 21,489 Views 45 Comments

Flight EI168 left Dublin at 3pm – but was back after 15 minutes after striking a flock of birds.

More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice
# Snow
# Snow

More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice

Jan 19th 2013, 9:53 AM 6,279 Views 4 Comments

Hundreds of stranded passengers slept at Heathrow Airport overnight after almost 400 flights were cancelled yesterday.

Syria-related terror arrest at Heathrow
# London
# London

Syria-related terror arrest at Heathrow

Nov 12th 2012, 8:49 PM 7,135 Views 6 Comments

The man, 24, was was taken into custody by counterterrorism officers after immigration officials stopped him once he arrived on a flight from Bahrain this morning.

Lack of flights to Cork hampering business in region
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Lack of flights to Cork hampering business in region

Oct 31st 2012, 2:36 PM 5,445 Views 40 Comments

Cork Chamber of Commerce calls for an increase in flights to boost growth in the south of Ireland.

Two arrested in Heathrow by counter-terrorism police
# London
# London

Two arrested in Heathrow by counter-terrorism police

Oct 10th 2012, 8:29 AM 5,511 Views 5 Comments

Police said they arrested a man and woman, both aged 26, at 8.30pm last night.

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