Long-haul flights from the UK on the increase

Heathrow Sheraton Hotel
Plane at take off

Figures released from BAA have shown a significant increase in the number of long-haul flights taking place from the UK.

In the 12 months from June 2007, BAA reports that more than 70 million passengers passed through it seven UK airports. Heathrow Airport, which accounts for 46% of this total, noted an increase of 10.7% in travellers flying to long-haul destinations. A region seeing a particular increase in UK travellers was the North Atlantic.

Due in part to the opening of operations at Terminal 5 and the transfer of flight services from Gatwick, the increase annual increase will undoubtedly continue as we enter the school holidays.

For those that are looking to escape on a memorable holiday to far flung destinations, the ideal way to begin your break will be by removing the hassles associated with driving to the airport on the day of departure.

Bedroom at the Heathrow Sheraton Hotel

As such, an overnight stay at the Heathrow Sheraton Hotel will enable you to enjoy a good nights' sleep and start the day of departure fully refreshed.

Located just two miles from Heathrow Airport, this 4-star hotel offers high levels of comfort and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. In addition, its restaurant, bar and garden terrace will also ensure that the your holiday will get off to the best possible start.

Room at the Heathrow Sheraton Hotel with up to eight days holiday parking from £93*

*Please note: This price is correct for bookings searched on July 24, 2008. Prices are subject to change. Book the Heathrow Sheraton Hotel in advance to get the best price and availability.