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New routes, bigger aircraft, additional services - find all the latest news from the airlines operating at Heathrow.

Heathrow Rewards and Miles & More double award miles

Miles and More logoFrom now until 31 January 2017 earn double award miles when you transfer your Heathrow Reward points into Miles & More award miles. Instead of getting the usual 250 miles for transferring 250 points, you’ll get 500 award miles.

Offer only available on Heathrow Reward points to Miles & More award miles transactions made between 22 December 2016- 31 January 2017. Full Heathrow Rewards T&C’s and Miles & More T&C’s apply.

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

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club logoAs 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

Air Canada logoAll customers who book Air Canada Premium Economy will benefit from 20% discount on entry to Heathrow’s Plaza Premium Lounge.

Plaza Premium logoCustomers will also receive a 10% discount on massage services in Terminal 2 departures.

Etihad’s latest award

Skytrax logoIt’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.

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British Airways new routes for 2017

British Airways logoExciting new routes and destinations by British Airways direct from Heathrow.


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 logoDelta 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

Qatar logoFly 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

Delta logoAll 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

American Airlines logoThis 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 logoBritish 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

Aeromexico logoFrom 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.

Competition: Castle stay in Scotland

Scottish castle

Your chance to win a two-night stay for four people at Brodie Castle in the Scottish Highlands – flights included

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