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BAA investment in adverse weather equipment spent on extra wide shovel

An inquiry into the apparent ‘slow reaction’ of Heathrow Airport to last month’s snow revealed that BAA’s ‘major investment in counter snow technology’ was nothing more than the ordering of an extra wide shovel for the worker who clears the snow from the runways.

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2011
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Bright light coming from the East was plane arriving at Heathrow

‘It was a wonderful sight to behold,’ said a passenger today. ‘We never lost faith and finally our prayers have been answered.’

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Posted: Dec 24th, 2010
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Box-office smash for British remake, ‘No Planes, No Trains, No Automobiles’

replacement John Goodman 'in operation'In the British version, updated for 2010, an Essex businessman struggles to overcome the odds and make his daily 40-minute commute.

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2010
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Airports are major holiday destination for Brits in 2010

family_sleeping_in_airportMillions of Brits are planning to spend their holidays at UK airports this summer, say travel agents. ‘People are already booking to spend their holidays at Heathrow and other major UK airports,’ said Tracey Jones of Heathrow Holidays Ltd. ‘People are being realistic and know a UK holiday is best and the airport is as far as you are going to go anyway.’

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Posted: Jan 26th, 2010
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Couple arriving ‘fashionably late’ for Heathrow flight, refused boarding

We've got ages, trust meAfter reassuring his wife that there was ‘no rush’ and ‘it’d be fine’, Darren Wilson and wife Mandy were yesterday prevented from boarding a London-to-Sydney flight despite getting to check-in with more than five minutes to spare until take-off.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2009
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