Heathrow departure COVID tests

London, United Kingdom - August 1, 2018: Airport Terminal 2 of London Heathrow airport LHR in the United Kingdom.

Heathrow has recently become the UKs first airport to offer airside COVID tests with results available prior to departure.

Initially concentrating on those departing for Hong Kong, it will expand over the coming weeks. Other destinations are expected to follow suit, requiring a negative COVID result prior to departure.

The private test costs £80 and will provide results within 60minutes. Cathay Pacific, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airlines all fly routes that now require pre-departure tests. Passengers will be asked to book a test by their airline prior to arrival at the airport.

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