Where can I find information on Heathrow flights and passenger services?

For all flight and passenger services information please visit Heathrow.com. Alternatively, you can contact the team @HeathrowAirport on Twitter for assistance.

What is Heathrow expansion? Where can I find out more information?

Heathrow expansion is a privately funded project to create a third runway at the airport, to the north-west of the existing northern runway, and the necessary accompanying airport infrastructure. Find out more via our dedicated expansion website – HeathrowExpansion.com.

Who owns Heathrow Airport?

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA) owns and runs London Heathrow Airport, Britain’s aviation hub.

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited is in turn owned by FGP Topco Limited, a consortium owned and led by the infrastructure specialist Ferrovial S.A. (25.00%), Qatar Investment Authority (20.00%), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) (12.62%), GIC (11.20%), Alinda Capital Partners of the United States (11.18%), China Investment Corporation (10.00%) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) (10.00%).

The company is subject to financial regulation by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). In matters of safety and security we are regulated by the Government and CAA. Find out more via our Investor Centre.

Where can I go to find out information on getting involved with Heathrow procurement processes?

Heathrow Airport Ltd uses an eSourcing portal for tendering and publishing the Procurement Opportunity Pipeline. The opportunity list contains details of future tender opportunities, their estimated value, purchasing category, Category Manager details and contract renewal dates which we hope will be of assistance to you. Find our more via Heathrow.com/Procurement.

What is a hub airport?

There are two types of airports, hubs and point-to-point models. Heathrow is a hub, so we thought we’d explore further what that means and why it’s important for the UK.

Hubs work by pooling regional demand from leisure passengers, international transfer passengers, business passengers and freight to make more routes and regular flights viable. Two hubs don’t work as they split this demand, making fewer routes and flights viable for all.

Where can I find information on jobs available at Heathrow?

In the People section of this website you’ll find more information on the types of roles available at Heathrow, profiles of people that work here and more.

Jobs at the airport are advertised through a variety of channels including:

Does Heathrow offer tours of the airport for aviation enthusiasts? 

Unfortunately we are unable to

Who can I contact regarding media enquiries? 

For media enquiries please visit our media centre at http://mediacentre.heathrow.com/.

How old is Heathrow Airport? When was Heathrow Airport opened?

Heathrow is 72 years old with the first flight taking off on 1 May 1946. It was initially opened under the name of London Airport.