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BAA Heathrow - Articles and news items

March 2012 traffic figures – BAA’s airports

Airport news  •  11 April 2012  •  BAA

Heathrow hits 70m passengers for the first time...

Heathrow Airport: Expanding into the future

Issue 5 2010  •  1 October 2010  •  Steven Morgan, Capital Programmes Director, BAA

Heathrow Airport is changing; every month around £70 million is being invested on a major programme of modernisation. All of the airport’s terminals will benefit and passengers are already experiencing the results.This represents one of the largest and most exciting construction programmes currently underway in the UK; it is an ambitious undertaking that will strengthen efforts to position Heathrow as Europe’s hub airport of choice. Significantly, all of this work is taking place without any impact on the airport’s busy operation.

BAA traffic commentary, March 2010

Airport news  •  13 April 2010  •  BAA

Heathrow airport saw 5.2 million passengers travel through last month, an increase of 0.4% compared to March 2009...

BAA’s collaborative approach

Issue 4 2009, Past issues  •  16 July 2009  •  Colin Wood, Director of Airside and Baggage Operations (BAA Heathrow)

Heathrow is the world’s busiest international airport, handling approximately 471,000 air traffic movements annually and employing over 72,000 people, of which a large number are airside workers. The scale and importance of ensuring efficiency among such a vast number of organisations is clear.

Dealing with dynamic & complex logistics at T5

Issue 2 2008, Past issues  •  28 March 2008  •  Shaun Cowlam, Logistics Director, BAA Heathrow

Restricted to the north and south by two of the world’s most heavily utilised runways, to the east by existing terminals and to the west by Europe’s busiest motorway interchange, space is at a premium at Heathrow’s new Terminal 5 site. There’s little room and a large logistical challenge: how to complete one of Europe’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects at one of the world’s busiest airports.

Heathrow City Logistics – An emerging logistic strategy for Heathrow Airport

Issue 6 2007, Past issues  •  30 November 2007  •  Shaun Cowlam, Logistics Director, BAA Heathrow

With nearly 70 Million passengers each year and over 70 thousand staff, it could be said that Heathrow is more like a city than an Airport. The scale and complexity of managing the logistic flows both into and out of Heathrow is a major challenge and it is true to say that, apart from a surface access strategy focused on passenger flows, there is much more work to be done on developing a full understanding of the full ground dynamics of the airport.

A logistical dream

Issue 1 2007, Past issues  •  6 February 2007  •  Shaun Cowlam, Logistics Director, BAA Heathrow

Restricted to the north and south by two of the world’s most heavily utilised runways, to the east by existing terminals and to the west by Europe’s busiest motorway interchange, space is at a premium at Heathrow’s new Terminal 5 site. There’s little room and a large logistical challenge: how to complete one of Europe’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects at one of the world’s busiest airports.

 

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