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Awards

Heathrow has been winning awards for decades – here's a selection of those we've collected in recent years:

2014

  • Best Airport for Tax Free shopping – Business Traveller Awards
  • Terminal 5 – Best Airport Terminal – Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • Best Airport for Shopping – Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • Heathrow Commuter Team – Transport Team of the Year – London Transport Awards
  • Biodiversity Benchmark Award – Wildlife Trust 

2013

  • Terminal 2 building - Sustainability Leaders Award
  • 'Champion of Champions' for environmental performance - Green Apple Awards
  • Best European Airport for Families – Skyscanner Awards
  • Best Airport Shopping Business – Business Traveller Awards
  • World's Best Airport – Runner up  – Conde Nast Traveller Awards
  • Best International Airport – Executive Travel 2013 Leading Edge Awards
  • Best Airport (over 25 million passengers) – ACI EUROPE Awards
  • Heathrow Express – Best Ground Transportation (Europe) Award  – Business Destinations magazine
  • Platinum Big Tick – Business in the Community Awards
  • Best Airport Shopping Worldwide – Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • Terminal 5 – Best Airport Terminal – Skytrax World Airport Awards

2012

  • Terminal 5 – Best Airport Terminal – Skytrax World Airport Awards AwardsFamilyfriendly programme member – Silver winner – mumsnet
  • Best Airport for Tax-Free Shopping – Business Traveller Awards
  • Best Airport for arrival experience for the Games Programme – Future Travel Experience.
  • Best International Airport Worldwide – Executive Travel
  • Terminal 2 B – Gold Award – Green Apple Awards
  • Best Food and Beverage in the World – Food and Beverage Awards
  • Heathrow Sustainability Partnership – Best Sustainability Collaboration Winner – Ethical Corporation Global Responsible Business Awards

2011

  • Best Airport Operator of the Year – Frontier awards in Cannes
  • Best Overall Airport Food and Beverage Offer – Food and Beverage Awards
  • Terminal 5 – Best Design of Food and Beverage – Food and Beverage Awards

2010

  • Terminal 5 - Best Airport – Travel Agents Choice Awards
  • Best Airport for Tax-Free Shopping – Business Traveller Magazine
  • Best Airport Shopping Worldwide – Skytrax Awards
  • Best Pay Per Click Campaign – Travel Marketing Awards
  • Best PR Strategic Campaign – A Week at the Airport – Travel Marketing Awards

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Avro Lancastrian, 1946

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