UK Airports

How To Survive Nine Hours Stuck At The Airport

Giorgia Guantario | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Giorgia Guantario

The problem with being an avid traveller is that the chances something will go wrong quadruplicate. While airports can be magical places to anxiously await the trip of a lifetime, they easily turn into diabolic traps when you are left for hours on end between gate one and gate twenty-two because you lost your flight/it got cancelled/you are me and have spent more time waiting in terminals than you have in the air.

Judge Struggles To See Link Between Black Lives Matter Airport Protest And Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

A judge has criticised nine Black Lives Matter protestors who occupied the runway of a busy London airport, disrupting thousands of travellers holiday...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

London City Airport if fully operational after a Black Lives Matter protest occupied the runway and grounded all flights in and out. Police were call...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Black Lives Matter protesters staging a demonstration over climate change at London City Airport have brought flights both in and out to a standstill....

9 Things That Are Only Acceptable At Airports

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Travelling through airports is like living in a parallel universe: your body feels awful, you never know what the time is and everyone is even grumpie...

Travel Essentials: What's In My Carry-On

Steph Matthews | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

You might be in the midst of making travel arrangements for the upcoming summer months so I'm sharing the types of things that I enjoy traveling onboard with.

Disabled Passengers At Manchester Airport in For A Drag

Martin Emery | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK
Martin Emery

Manchester Airport dealt a damning blow to more than 8000 people who signed a petition asking Manchester Airport to introduce special transfer hoists,...

Kelvin MacKenzie Slammed For 'Breath-Taking Arrogance' For Saying White Old Men Aren't Terrorists

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK

Columnist and former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has claimed that airport staff shouldn't bother frisking old white men, because they are "not the ter...

Terrifyingly, An Airport Still Runs On Windows 3.1

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Tech

Orly Airport in France recently suffered a major technical hitch, grounding dozens of flights and causing significant disruption to thousands. Well no...

Flights of Fancy

Gregor Jackson | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Gregor Jackson

Ok, I'm fortunate that work takes me to many countries, and a gold card (which I'd like to point out is always attached 'inside' my bag rather than displayed on the outside) brings perks, but I feel I cannot be alone in thinking or acting like this?

10 Reasons Why I Transform Into a Demon in the Airport

Tara Povey | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Povey

Now, I'm not saying I'm an angel, but I'm normally a fairly chilled out person (if my family are reading this they've probably wet themselves laughing already). But there's just something, well several things, about airports that make me lose my mind. I go from cool, collected world traveller to raging bitch beast in the time it takes someone to ask "Did you pack your bags yourself?".

Police Have Been 'Overwhelmed' By Food Donations After Shoreham Air Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK

Police investigating the Shoreham air crash have thanked the public for its support after the force received an "overwhelming" amount of food donation...

Heathrow Passengers Told 'Your Luggage May Not Fly With You'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

A power cut at Heathrow terminal five has caused large queues and led to scenes of confusion, with some travellers being told their luggage would not ...

'Nut Rage' Passenger Costs Airline £350,000 After Plane Diverted To Belfast

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

A plane traveling from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast because a passenger got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard. Un...

Fight or Flight Time: London's Airport Infrastructure

Ivan Massow | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

Many people feel that the UK is losing its position on the world stage, which might sound to some as if we're somehow shrinking. But the facts are that other economies, such as China where seven airports are built every year, are growing in a way that's almost unimaginable to us. We have to decide what role London will take, and how relevant it will be over the next 50 years.

This Perfectly Sums Up The Experience Of Going Through Passport Control In Airports

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Comedy

We're afraid we have no idea who made this very amusing animation - but we thank Stanton Warriors for posting it to their Facebook page. Because it's ...

Twenty Types of People Seen in an Airport

Shannon Colman | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Colman

Stressed mums shouting at their husband and children. Common rants and nags include: "Geoff, I gave you the passports!" As soon as boarding is announced, they rush to be first in the queue, as if the plane will leave without them otherwise.

Travel Chaos As Power Outage Disrupts London Airspace

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

London airspace has been thrown into chaos after a power outage temporarily closed a control centre on Friday afternoon. National Air Traffic Servi...

ANOTHER Russian Bomber Intercepted By RAF

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK

RAF Typhoons intercepted a Russian Bear bomber as it approached UK airspace yesterday, the second flypast by aircraft from Vladimir Putin's air force ...

PM Tells Rest Of The World To Step Up Their Game With Ebola Aid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK

A clearly frustrated David Cameron has appealed to fellow EU leaders to "significantly step up" their contribution to the fight to tackle the Ebola vi...

Louise Ridley

9 Reasons Airport Screening Is Unlikely To Save Your Life (Or Anyone Else's) | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

People arriving in the UK are now being screened for Ebola if they arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick or by Eurostar. But the checks are probably not goin...

Operation Stop Ebola As Hundreds Take Part In Simulated Attack On UK

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

A full-scale, eight-hour drill to prepare emergency services, medics and law enforcement in the event of a mass Ebola outbreak in the UK will take pla...

This Video Shows Why It's Best Not To Joke You Have Ebola On A Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Don't shout bomb at airport security, don't scream fire in a packed theatre, don't mention the war in Germany and, for the love of all things holy, do...

More Evidence The Government Clearly Didn't Think Through Ebola Screening Policy...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

The government's U-turn on screening passengers for Ebola at UK airports threw operators into chaos on Friday morning, with one airport admitting it h...

Minister Calls For Ebola Airport Screening As NHS Put On Alert

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Ebola Symptoms: Why No One In Britain Clearly Has The Disease Yet Senior Home Office politicians have called for a crackdown at British airports to...