London Heathrow Airport

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Terminal One

Terminal 1 was opened in 1968 and handles domestic flights to destinations in the UK and Ireland. It is also home to some European and long-haul flights to international destinations including Cape Town, South Africa and San Francisco, USA. Before the opening of Terminal 5, Terminal 1 was the base for domestic network and some long-haul flights operated by British Airways from London Heathrow.

Following are the 19 airlines based at Terminal 1

• Aegean Airlines • Aer Lingus • Air New Zealand • Asiana Airlines • Austrian Airlines • bmi • brussels airlines • Croatia Airlines • Cyprus Airways • El Al Israel Airlines • Icelandair • LOT Polish Airlines • Lufthansa • South African Airways • Swiss International Airlines • TAM • TAP Air Portugal • United Airlines • US Airways

Terminal 1 is expected to close in 2014 in relation to the construction of the second phase of Terminal 2 scheduled for completion in 2019.

Check-in for domestic destinations – First floor, on the left of the concourse

Check-in for international flights – Middle, on the right of the concourse

Flight arrivals for international passengers – Ground floor

Flight arrivals for UK, Republic of Ireland and Channel Islands Passengers – First floor

Self Service Check-in

While making a booking, confirm if self service check-in is available for your journey. If so, you can select your seat and print your boarding pass using any of the computer terminals. Following are the airlines that offer self service check-in at Terminal 1

• Aer Lingus • bmi • Lufthansa • United Airlines

Online Check-in

Right from the place you are you can have your seat and boarding pass ready using the online check-in facility offered by the following airlines at Terminal 1

• bmi • Lufthansa • South African Airways • Swiss

Information Desk

In the arrivals (06:00 – 23:00)


Short Stay Parking – Next to the terminal

Long Stay Parking – Eastern Perimeter Road (transfers for every 10 minutes with journey time of 7-15 minutes)

Business Parking – close to the terminal (frequent transfers with journey time of 3 minutes)

Valet Parking - BAA approved secure car park

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