If you’re flying from Terminal 5 and want to know in advance whether your plane is on time, then the live departure feed below should give you all the information you need. Remember though, that all Heathrow flights are listed here, so you might need to scroll a little to find the one you’re looking for.
If you find yourself in Terminal 5 waiting for a delayed flight, then there are plenty of things you can do to make the wait more bearable. If you’re hungry or thirsty, then there are many food outlets to while away some time in. The Café Nero on the top floor is a great place to do some plane spotting, or try out Bar 5, where the fibre optic lights should help entertain you.
There are wireless hotspots throughout the terminal so you can log on and spend some time surfing while you wait. If you don’t have your own laptop, then you’ll find internet kiosks too. Perhaps you could use the time to plan your trip or check out the hotel you’ve booked. For more traditional entertainment, Terminal 5’s many shops include a WH Smith, where you’ll find plenty of reading matter to choose from.