Airline updates from Heathrow
New routes, bigger aircraft, additional services - find all the latest news from the airlines operating at Heathrow.
Bonus points to Flying Club Miles
Transfer your Heathrow Rewards points from now until 24 April 2017* and receive 50% bonus Virgin Atlantic Miles. So instead of getting 250 Miles for every 250 points you transfer, you’ll get 375.
This offer is only valid for points conversations during the promotion period 24 March 2017 - 24 April 2017 inclusive.
You can convert Heathrow Rewards points for a minimum of 250 Flying Club Miles as part of the standard customer proposition.
The 50% additional bonus Miles offer is only valid for Virgin Atlantic Flying Club and Heathrow Rewards members.
The offer is only available online and conversions must take place online in order to receive the 50% bonus Flying Club Miles
The bonus Flying Club Miles will be credited to your Flying Club account.
Full Virgin Atlantic Flying Club terms and conditions apply
Full Heathrow Rewards terms and conditions apply
The offer cannot be combined with any other promotion
Heathrow may withdraw this offer without advanced notice to members of travel partners or Heathrow Rewards.
British Airways Club Europe now on flights within the UK
British Airways is to launch Club Europe (business) on its domestic services between London and Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Manchester on 1 April
Korean Air introduces mixed fleet operation for Heathrow
Korean Air has announced from the start of the summer schedule on 26 March, it will have a mixed fleet operating between Heathrow and Incheon, Seoul. Either Korean Air's A380 or their latest Boeing 747-8i will be used on the route. Korean Air’s B747-8i will be the first commercial 747-8i to land at Heathrow.
Virgin Atlantic to launch twice weekly Heathrow-Barbados service
Virgin Atlantic plans to launch a twice weekly Heathrow-Barbardos service operating A330 aircraft from 12 December. The Heathrow-Barbados service will become Virgin Atlantic's sixth new service to launch in 2017.
Win a pair of flights to Portland
This May, Delta Air Lines is re-launching daily nonstop flights from Heathrow to Portland in the beautiful state of Oregon and to celebrate Delta Air Lines and Heathrow Rewards are offering two pairs of return tickets.
New Air France Dreamliner 787 arrives at Heathrow
As of 6 February experience Air France’s Dreamliner B787, and all it has to offer. Discover Air France’s newest long haul product, operating directly from Heathrow to Paris. From only £79 in Economy and £270 in Business Class.
Oman Airlines has re-located its second daily flight from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4
Flybe announces new Heathrow routes
In total 43 flights per week will operate, with 18 flights between Aberdeen and Heathrow per week and 25 flights between Edinburgh and Heathrow operated by Flybe’s Bombardier Q400 aircraft
The new flights will enable passengers to connect to and from Scotland onto codeshare flights out of Heathrow to destinations around the world.
Flybe will operate from Terminal 2 on 26 March 2017
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club updates
As of 13 November 2016 Virgin Atlantic have made some great updates to Flying Club. One of these great changes is that they are now giving members a lifetime membership number, instead of getting a new one each time you move between tiers. So don’t forget to use your new 10 digit membership number when transferring Heathrow Rewards points into miles and not your old 11 digit one.
Air Canada and Plaza Premium Lounge offer
All customers who book Air Canada Premium Economy will benefit from 20% discount on entry to Heathrow’s Plaza Premium Lounge.
Customers will also receive a 10% discount on massage services in Terminal 2 departures.
Etihad’s latest award
It’s official. When you travel with Etihad Airways you now get the official 5 star treatment. Etihad Airways have recently been awarded ‘Skytrax Certified 5-star Airline’ status. This means that Etihad Airways are committed to making all their customers’ journeys unforgettable, from check-in to touch-down.
British Airways new routes for 2017
Exciting new routes and destinations by British Airways direct from Heathrow.Santiago
From January 2017, British Airways will fly four times a week to Santiago, Chile from Terminal 5.New Orleans
From 27 March 2017, British Airways will fly four times a week to New Orleans, USA from Terminal 5.Tallinn, Estonia
From 28 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Tallinn, Estonia from Terminal 5.Murcia, Spain
From 28 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Murcia, Spain from Terminal 5.Nantes, France
From 29 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Montpelier, France from Terminal 5.Brindisi, Italy Montpelier, France
From 3 May 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Montpelier, France from Terminal 5.
From 3 June 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Brindisi, Italy from Terminal 5.Zakynthos, Greece
From 3 June 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Zakynthos, Greece from Terminal 5.
Delta Air Lines now flying to Salt lake City from Heathrow
Delta Airlines has added an eighth USA destination. Fly the only non-stop service from Heathrow to Salt Lake City, Utah.
Qatar Airways now flying to Windhoek from Heathrow
Fly in the award-winning hospitality of Qatar Airways to Windhoek, with four flights a week from Heathrow via Doha which commenced 28 September. And for a chance to win a dream holiday to Namibia for two enter our Heathrow Rewards competition below.
Delta moves all Heathrow flights to Terminal 3
All Delta Air Lines flights now operate from Heathrow Terminal 3, where partner Virgin Atlantic is also based. The move brings Delta's flights to New York (JFK), Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City together in the same terminal.
Introducing fully lie-flat seats with American Airlines flying from Heathrow
This summer, every American Airlines flight between Heathrow and the U.S. offers fully lie-flat seats with direct access to the aisle in First and Business. And with their partner British Airways, choose from more than 70 daily flights – all featuring fully lie-flat seats.
Innsbruck: fly direct from 4 December
British Airways has announced year-round direct flights to Innsbruck, Austria, starting 4th December 2016. Winter sports lovers have a choice of four weekly flights, while summer sees two flights a week, all operating from Terminal 5.
Aeromexico to fly daily between Heathrow and Mexico City from summer 2017
From Summer 2017 Aeromexico will increase the frequency of its direct flights from Heathrow to Mexico City to become a daily service.
Air India move from Terminal 4 to Terminal 2
Air India will move to from its current home in Terminal 4 to Terminal 2 on 25 January 2017.