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Successful start to operations at new Heathrow Terminal 2

Author: Adria Airways - The Airline of Slovenia

Media update from Heathrow, United Airlines and Star Alliance

LONDON, June 4th, 2014 / 12.40 BST Update 1 – Over 4,000 passengers experienced the new purpose-built Terminal 2 in Heathrow in its first eight hours of operation, marking a smooth start to operations in the facility that will house all 23 Star Alliance airlines serving the major UK hub.

By 12.40 local UK time, more than 1,800 departing passengers had travelled through Terminal 2 and more than 2,400 passengers had flown in to the new terminal. 2,000 bags were checked in and 2,300 delivered to the baggage claim belt for collection.

“We have experienced a good start to the day in this brand new facility,” said Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab. “We are pleased to see the delighted faces of customers enjoying this new travel experience.”

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