The charges, which need to be approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), will help pay for the £3 billion of investment that Heathrow is planning. This includes:
- The opening of the new Terminal 2 next year, improved check-in and baggage facilities and more customer service training for staff.
- Flight punctuality at Heathrow - the number of planes taking off or landing within 15 minutes of schedule - was only around 67% in 2007. It has now gone up to 80% and Heathrow wants this figure to increase to 90% by the end of the decade.
More top news
Loudspeakers at the border have been switched off as a gesture of goodwill ahead of a meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea.
Liam Colgan vanished on February 10 while celebrating his brother’s stag-do in the German city.
Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice were handed the maximum sentence permissible over the incident in March 2016.