Virgin Atlantic leads reopening of Heathrow

Heathrow Airport confirmed that it will resume two runway operations starting this week, ahead of a predicted increase in travel.England is expected take the final step to free itself from lockdown on July 19,Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, will also be providing more details on today's reopening travel.The UK's busiest airport will also reopen its terminal three days later.ADVERTISEMENTHeathrow's southern runway was closed in July 2012 due to the collapse of passenger traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic.John Holland-Kaye is Heathrow's chief executive. He stated: Heathrow is ready to welcome you back, with passenger demand set to rise when ministers allow fully vaccinated passengers more freedom to travel.Two-runway operations have been reopened. Terminal three will be reopened starting July 15th. All services from Virgin Atlantic or Delta will resume.Currently, only terminals 2 and 4 are used.Terminal 4 is used currently for arrivals from red-list countries like India, Qatar, and the UAE.It is not planned to be open for normal operation until next year.2015 saw the closure of Terminal One at Heathrow.