National economic development
The UK is in a global race for trade, jobs and economic growth.
Heathrow is the UK's only international hub airport providing connectivity with global markets and creating economic growth for the UK.
We are working to enhance the regional and national economic and social benefits of Heathrow.
Enhance the regional and national economic and social benefits of Heathrow.
£500m increase in Heathrow's annual contribution to the UK economy (GVA) to £6.9bn by 2020
Heathrow’s contribution to the UK economy (GVA) increased from £6.58bn in 2013 to £6.68bn in 2014
Increase the proportion of next generation aircraft (such as A380s or newer types) operating at Heathrow annually
Heathrow flights operated by next generation aircraft increased by 1.7% between 2013 and 2014
Sustain Heathrow’s leading global position as a long haul hub
The number of long haul seats increased by 1.5m between 2013 and 2014
Increase Heathrow’s connections to emerging markets by 2020
The proportion of Heathrow passengers travelling to emerging markets remained at 25% from 2013 to 2014
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Here's how Business In The Community rated our performance in its annual CR Index.
- 4 stars 2015
- 4 stars 2014
- Platinum Big Tick 2013