Airline Focus

Flybe Launches New Glasgow to East Midlands Route

September 7, 2012 0

Regional airline Flybe will start operating its expanded schedule from East Midlands Airport, UK, on September 10, with a popular route to and from Glasgow Airport. With added frequencies conveniently timed to allow business travellers […]

Airports

Will Government Reshuffle Provide Heathrow Boost?

September 4, 2012 0

As the British Government returns to Parliament after the summer break, Prime Minister David Cameron has begun the coalition’s first major reshuffle since it was formed after the UK’s general election in 2010. Although there […]

Airports

Redesigned Leeds Lounge

August 7, 2012 0

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), UK, opened its redesigned Yorkshire Premier Lounge on August 1, in celebration of Yorkshire Day. Part of the airport’s £11 million (US$17.2m) terminal development, the facility is now divided into two […]

Airports

Durham Tees Chairman

June 18, 2012 0

Leading UK businessman Robert Hough has taken the role of Chairman of Durham Tees Valley Airport, following the February announcement that Peel Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Peel Group, was to become the airport’s […]

Airports

First UK Airport Restaurants

June 18, 2012 0

The Autogrill Group, through its subsidiary HMSHost, has extended its relationship with UK-based Leon Restaurants after the opening of a new branch in the landside area of London Heathrow’s Terminal 3. It was the first […]

Airline Focus

No.1 Partnership

June 18, 2012 0

Airport lounge operator No.1 Traveller has teamed up with Korean Air to offer passengers travelling on the new London-Seoul route access to its No.1 Gatwick lounge, based in the airport’s North Terminal. Passengers travelling in […]

Airports

Access Advances

June 18, 2012 0

Airport security leaps forward as staff welcome a new system upgrade at East Midlands Airport, UK. Caroline Cook reports. Serving more than 4.5 million passengers per year and 90 destinations around the world, East Midlands […]

Airports

GIP Takes Ownership of Edinburgh

June 18, 2012 0

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) formally took ownership of Edinburgh Airport on June 1 and announced that Gordon Dewar, a former Managing Director of the airport, has been appointed chief executive officer. A GIP statement said […]

Airline Focus

Runway Extension Started

September 26, 2011 0

  Construction for a 984ft (300m) runway extension at London Southend Airport began on September 11, 2011. Due to be completed by the end of the year, the extension will give the airport a total […]

Airports

Offshore Europe Breaks Aberdeen Record

September 23, 2011 0

The UK’s Aberdeen Airport saw passenger traffic numbers soar to 67,000 during the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) Offshore Europe 2011 exhibition and conference, held at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. Over a week […]