UK-India cultural ties fuel Heathrow passenger growth

A growth in flights to India is helping Heathrow achieve its busiest year ever in 2024 – with Delhi and Mumbai now rising to sixth and eighth most popular destinations of the year so far.

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"Government decision on SAFs must be a turning point for jobs and clean air" say unions and Back Heathrow campaign

The UK government’s decision to mandate all airlines to use at least 10% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2030, has been welcomed by trade unions and the Back Heathrow campaign - which is currently running a local petition calling for cleaner air for communities around Heathrow, boosting SAF take-up and green jobs.

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“We can’t ignore Heathrow’s importance” say London Assembly election candidates

Over 60 Back Heathrow supporters turned out on Tuesday night to urge London Assembly and Parliamentary candidates from across the political spectrum, to support the introduction of sustainable aviation fuels, and work more closely with London’s biggest single site employer – Heathrow Airport.

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“Work With Heathrow for prosperity, sustainability and more jobs”, say local residents

Over 60 Back Heathrow supporters turned out on Wednesday night to urge GLA candidates across the political spectrum to work with Heathrow

The mood of the meeting was very supportive of the need for greater prosperity, sustainability and more Heathrow jobs for the Ealing & Hillingdon constituency of the London Assembly.

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Heathrow’s return to profit brings a smile to local businesses

Speaking at the Festival of Business held in Brentford last week, Parmjit Dhanda, Executive Director of Back Heathrow welcomed the news that Heathrow Airport had made a small profit last year.

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Residents want better Heathrow rail links

Residents are demanding more investment for new rail links to Heathrow - following the good news that six million people travelled through the airport last month.

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Campaign groups, Unions and industry call on government to back sustainable aviation fuels

“The UK government should urgently invest in a home grown ‘sustainable aviation fuel’ (SAF) industry and create 60,000 new jobs,” said Parmjit Dhanda, Executive Director of Back Heathrow at a at a high-profile event in Parliament on the 27th November - the day before Virgin Atlantic’s first 100% SAF powered transatlantic flight.

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Back Heathrow celebrates airport’s rich multi-cultural heritage

Back Heathrow had the pleasure of visiting the Retired Members Association (Asian Elders) at the Heston & District Community Association in Hounslow on the 26th September. 

 

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Big Turnout for Back Heathrow Event!

On one of the warmest evenings of the year over 200 local residents came together to support Back Heathrow – the community organisation that campaigns for a new runway.

Parmjit Dhanda, Executive Director of Back Heathrow welcomed guests at the Indian Gymkhana Club in Hounslow last Tuesday, saying that the event was the largest gathering of supporters since Covid struck in 2020. With guests from the Chambers of Commerce, trade unions, local councillors and residents from areas around Heathrow; the strength and depth of its 100,000 supporters was clear to see.

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MP for Spelthorne urges progress on Heathrow expansion

Back Heathrow supporters from Spelthorne had the pleasure of being joined by their MP, former Chancellor, the Right Honourable Kwasi Kwarteng MP at the local council chambers in Staines on 30th June, where he reiterated the importance of a new runway at Heathrow. 

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