Airline Focus

Flybe Re-Establishes Air Link

July 28, 2011 0

The UK’s regional airline Flybe has ensured the continuation of its Newquay to Manchester air link by announcing a four times a week service from October 30, 2011. Tickets are being sold from £29.99 (US$49) […]

Airports

Oxford Airport’s First Air Show

July 27, 2011 0

On August 21, 2011, Oxford Airport, UK, will play host to its first ever airshow and family open day called ‘Fly to the Past’. The organisers say the event invites: “people of all ages to […]

Airline Focus

easyJet Southend Destinations Announced

July 26, 2011 0

UK airline easyJet has announced the destinations that will be served from its new London Southend Airport base.  Seats will be on sale later today (July 26) with starting fares from £23.99 (US$39.35). Passengers now […]

Air Traffic Control

Raytheon ties up Romanian deal

July 22, 2011 0

ROMANIAN AIR Traffic Services Administration, ROMATSA has selected Raytheon UK as the preferred bidder to supply Mode S Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) systems. The contract will involve Raytheon providing Condor Series 300 systems to […]

Airports

BAA Forced to Sell?

July 19, 2011 0

The Competition Commission (CC) has said in its final ruling that airport operator BAA must sell London’s Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airport in Scotland. Spanish-owned BAA sold Gatwick Airport to Global Infrastructure Partners […]

Airports

New CFO for BHX

July 13, 2011 0

Birmingham Airport (BHX), UK, has welcomed Simon Richards as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr Richards joins BHX from London Stansted, where he has been Finance Director since 2009.  He has also held senior positions […]

Airline Focus

Lufthansa Chooses Gatwick

July 11, 2011 0

The national flag carrier of Germany, Lufthansa, is now offering double daily flights from London Gatwick (LGW), UK, to Frankfurt from October 30, 2011. Flights will depart from LGW at 0950 and 1740, arriving in […]

Airports

MD to Leave Airport

July 7, 2011 0

After four years at Exeter Airport, UK, Managing Director Jamie Christon is set to leave his post at the end of September 2011. Mr Christon became MD in January 2009 after joining the airport as […]

Security

UK refuses to Lift Liquid Ban

May 12, 2011 0

DESPITE AN EU directive calling for the relaxation of a hand luggage liquid ban, the UK government has decided to block the move. An action that analysts believe may cause chaos at airports across the […]