Inside drug smuggling operation at Heathrow foiled thanks to the NCA

Drug smugglers at Heathrow foiled thanks to the NCA

An inside network of drug smugglers at Heathrow have been jailed for more than 130 years following an 18 month investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

The 13-strong group, including two British Airways baggage handlers working at Heathrow Airport, had skilfully imported more than 100kgs of cocaine and 44kgs of cannabis, with a street value of around £10 million. Their operation came to a halt thanks to the work carried out by the NCA in conjunction with Border Force and Heathrow Airport. Continue reading…


Coppa Club igloo has popped up at Heathrow Airport

Earlier this year the Coppa Club team excitedly announced that their highly sought-after Thameside igloos were making a return to London. As soon as this was revealed, tickets sold out within a matter of seconds… BUT if you missed out on a chance to take part in this, don’t worry, they are now making an appearance at Heathrow Airport. Continue reading…


Top 10 Christmas Things to Do around Heathrow Airport

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Ready or not, it’s time to bring out those advent calendars, dust off the decorations from last year and order your Christmas Turkey… yep, December has landed! So what is there to do near Heathrow Airport this Christmas?

2017 has sped past us and now we’re all looking for places to visit and where to buy our Christmas prezzies. Whether you’re travelling into the UK or have an afternoon to pass before you board at Heathrow Airport, we’ve found the best places to get you feeling festive.

Let’s take a look at our Top 10 festive things to do and visit near Heathrow Airport:

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Heathrow Terminal 1 Auction to be held

Following its closure in 2015, Heathrow will be auctioning off the entire contents of the Terminal 1 building to make way for its planned demolition.

With everything from full body scanners and baggage carousels to airport signage, artwork and lounge seating, Aviation professionals and enthusiasts alike will have the chance to bid on and purchase over 300 lots of Terminal 1 memorabilia. Continue reading…


New Heathrow Airport fitness centre

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Got a couple of hours to kill before your flight from Heathrow? The airport have unveiled plans to create a “wellness and fitness studio” to add to their range of passenger facilities, in partnership with FlyFit. Continue reading…


Hotel refurbishment near Aberdeen and Heathrow Airport

A major £3m hotel refurbishment has recently been unveiled at the Jurys Inn, in Aberdeen. The building’s 147 bedrooms have had a major make-over, a large amount of work has taken place redeveloping the hotel’s meetings and events space. Continue reading…


Heathrow lounge wins customer award!

A huge congratulations goes to London Heathrow Airport’s terminal 2 “Plaza Premium Lounge” for picking up the Priority Pass Global Airport Lounge of the year award! The award, now in its 12th year, is based on ratings and reviews from members of Priority Pass, an independent lounge membership organisation, boasting over 1,000 airport lounges throughout more than 500 cities worldwide. Continue reading…