British Airways and Heathrow Airport together to honor the memory of Freddie Mercury for his birthday Wednesday.
British Airways in cooperation with Heathrow Airport to celebrate rock music legend Freddie Mercury’s birthday is on Wednesday, 5 September.
The Queen frontman used to work at Heathrow Airport as a baggage handler before he joined the band in 1970.
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Today, members of our baggage team, along with British Airways colleagues performed a tribute to T5 Arrival to one-time Heathrow baggage handler Freddie Mercury, in the support of @The_MPT! #ForeverFreddie #BohemianRhapsody pic.twitter.com/73l9aZM7ve
— Heathrow Airport (@HeathrowAirport) September 5, 2018
In honor of the internationally renowned musician, Heathrow Airport and British Airways is an “escape from reality” in the airport’s Terminal 5, where baggage handlers carried out “Mercury-inspired dance films, choreographed by strictly Come Dancing and X Factor choreographer Lyndon Lloyd,” a press release reports.
The Queen superstar worked as a baggage handler before he joined the band.
“Freddie Mercury was a real British icon and I’m happy to ‘Break’ and celebrating his iconic life with my colleagues. We hope that the passengers at Terminal 5 will enjoy our surprising and unique welcome in the uk, before we get back to work. After All, The Show Must Go On.” Virinder Bansal, Baggage Service Manager at Heathrow said.
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The airport and the plane are hoping that the festivities will help raise awareness for The Mercury Phoenix Trust, Queen of love, who is fighting HIV and AIDS worldwide.
Travellers through terminal 5 will be able to enjoy the over-the-top display, as well as Queen memorabilia in the departure hall for the next month.
“Freddie Mercury is an undisputed rock legend and it is an absolute blast planning his birthday at Heathrow Airport, where he once worked,” Adam Dewey, Baggage Manager at British Airways, said. “Myself and the other baggage handlers to take part have anything in these dance routines, and we can’t wait to see the faces of holidaymakers as they strut their stuff in the arrivals hall!”
The airline and Heathrow Airport, performed a choreographed dance for visitors at Terminal 5.
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The airport and the plane are hoping that the festivities will help raise awareness for The Mercury Phoenix Trust, Queen of love, who is fighting HIV and AIDS worldwide. The singer died of complications of AIDS in 1991.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.