Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport (Series 8)

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Heathrow is back!   Because Travel is back!  And Britain’s Busiest Airport is flying into its toughest summer ever.   Returning to the screen this year it’s bigger and better with a new 60-minute duration and a time of 9pm.   This is Heathrow like never before: under extreme pressure from a deluge of passengers, new planes and staff shortages.

Returning favourites include Passenger Service manager Demi who has his hands full with 200,000 passengers inside the terminals; meanwhile Airside Ian – equipped with his handlebar moustache – is out on the airfield trying to keep the runway ready for the 1000s of planes now landing and taking off every day.  Joining them this year are new Heathrow heroes : Engineer Cat,  Baggage Handler Darren and Plumber Sean…. all struggling to keep Heathrow going, but always with a smile on their face!

This series delves deeper behind the scenes than ever:  as well as passengers facing delays, cancellations and missing luggage, there are terminals being transformed into drama sets, 122mph winds damaging the airfield – and plenty more drama along the way…

TX is weekly for 6 weeks from Wednesday 20th July 9pm ITV1

  • ITV
  • July 2022