Heathrow Airport reopens Fast Track Security this summer

Posted: 3 June 2024 | | No comments yet

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) have reopened Fast Track Security for departing passengers this summer, now open for booking!

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Heathrow Airport has announced a relaunch of its Fast Track Security offering, just ahead of what is expected to be its busiest summer ever; the airport is preparing to welcome over 30 million passengers between June and September.

From the beginning of June, departing passengers are able to use the service each day, between the hours of 0600 and 2200, across all terminals. This will enable a swift start to journeys and give customers more time to dine, shop and relax ahead of their flights.

Costing just £12.50 per person, Fast Track (now available to book on – enables passengers to select an hour’s window to pass through security. Passengers will have up until midday on the day before they travel to make the reservation.

Fast Track continues to be automatically included for those with a business first Heathrow Express ticket, or for eligible frequent flyer card holders or passengers travelling in premium cabin. Passengers can check if Fast Track is already included for them on or with their airline.

Ross Baker, Chief Customer Officer at Heathrow Airport, said: “We’re thrilled to bring back our Fast Track Security booking service for all passengers ahead of the summer getaway. Fast Track offers a premium security experience, cutting down queue times, getting journeys off to smooth starts and giving passengers extra peace of mind ahead of their trips.”

Fast Track can provide extra confidence for passengers ahead of flights; however, passengers can rest assured of a smooth journey at Heathrow this summer, with almost 99% waiting less than 10 minutes for security in the first quarter of the year.

In addition to Fast Track Security, passengers can enhance their Heathrow experience this summer by booking into one of our several airport lounges to kick-back and relax before departure. Checking-in with airlines online, wearing comfortable clothing, ensuring travel documents are easily accessible and fully charging electronic devices can also keep the airport journey hassle-free. 

Heathrow recommends passengers on long-haul flights arrive no less than three hours before their departure time. For flights within the UK and Europe, two hours will be plenty of time to cruise through the terminal. Passengers can stay updated on their flight’s status by downloading the Heathrow App. 

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