Plane fire closes Heathrow airport runways | World news | guardian.co.uk
A fire on an Ethiopian Airlines jet on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport has forced Britain's busiest airport to close both of its runways as emergency services tackle the blaze.Flashback: Boeing's Dreamliner lands safely in Britain for the first time | Business | The Guardian
No one is believed to have been on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a type of long-range, mid-size airliner, which has been at the centre of troubles in the recent past following a series of battery fires.
Thomson Airways became the first British carrier to operate the ultra-green Dreamliner earlier this month.
The 250-seater aircraft with Rolls-Royce and General Electric engines emits 20% less carbon dioxide than similar-sized planes
Jonathan Counsell, British Airways' head of environment, said: "We are committed to addressing our impact on climate change. Adopting new technology is one of the ways in which we are reducing our greenhouse gas emissions.