From Heathrow the centre of the city is well connected by taxi, bus, rail and underground. There are manned information counters from where one can obtain details about travel in the city and sight seeing. Also there are brochures and maps at various places in the airport which is really helpful for a new visitor to the city.
With the opening of the new terminal at Heathrow, the airport will be able handle almost 45% more passengers. This could not have come sooner, when air traffic, especially the long distance inter-continental ones, has increased greatly in the past few years and the pressure on this international hub was starting to show. (more…)