Unite said its cargo handlers and check-in staff employed by dnata at Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester voted by more than 4-1 in favour of walkouts in protest at an imposed 2.2 per cent increase. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Airport check-in staff and cargo handlers in the UK have voted to go on strike on December 23rd and 24th in a dispute over pay.Unite said its members (...)

Heathrow Terminal 1: Aer Lingus customers may have had the unshakeable sense they were already so far west of London that they were actually in Cornwall.

The Heathrow Terminal 1 circle of hell is no more. As of yesterday, Aer Lingus passengers flying to Ireland out of the airport will no longer be consi(...)

Aer Lingus passengers prepare to say goodbye to Heathrow’s Terminal 1. From July 9th, Aer Lingus will move into the new, swish Terminal 2. Photograph: www.baa.com/medialibrary

Hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of Irish have endured over the years the long walk to the circular departure lounge at Terminal 1 in Heathrow (...)

Willie Walsh: claimed trade with China has been harmed by the restrictive visa regime in Britain. Photograph: Alan Betson

If you want to make a point, then little can beat having a captive audience, particularly when they’re transport hacks locked inside an aircraft speci(...)

A British Airways plane surrounded by emergency vehicles after it had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow airport. Photograph:  Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A British Airways plane had to return to Heathrow airport today with smoke billowing from one of its engines. With eyewitnesses reportin(...)