Andrew Clark is unfair on Heathrow is this sniping article. Having been to Schipol and Frankfurt in the last 12 months Heathrow is far far better albeit the restaurants suffer from the usual poor service and tables left uncleared that seems to be a British disease.
Flight of fancy What springs to mind when you think about Heathrow? The endless wait as your incoming flight stacks over London? The half-mile walk from gate to immigration? The high-end shopping mall items that only an oligarch can afford? In the weird world of the aviation industry, Heathrow has been named best large airport in Europe by the Airports Council International. Something to dwell on for the one in four passengers whose flights were delayed last year.