England

February 2, 2012 - 2:10am

One of the airports most conveniently placed for access to the northeast side of London, where the main Olympic venue is situated, is Stansted. Located right next to the venue, London City will be in high demand, and airports such as Southend, Luton and Biggin Hill also are likely to prove popular with business/private aircraft operators and owners.

January 26, 2012 - 3:15pm

Britain’s Ministry of Defence might sell its RAF Northolt air base in the west London suburbs as part of aggressive budget cuts. The airfield is already used for limited business aviation operations, and these could potentially increase if the property is sold to a company wanting to operate it as an airport. However, if Northolt is sold for some other commercial purpose, then the airport could be history. The options are due to be considered as part of a wider review of UK airport capacity to be launched in the spring.

January 24, 2012 - 11:48pm
Siim Kallas, EC vice president of Transport

A study commissioned by the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) contends that changes to slot allocation rules proposed by the European Commission would penalize regional carriers, regional airports and business aviation operators and lead to job losses in Europe.

October 11, 2011 - 5:56pm

A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has introduced a preferred-spares support service for corporate and private clients. The service, which is being offered in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based Loudoun Aviation, has already signed several clients. UK-based Acropolis Aviation, a charter and aircraft management firm, has chosen AJW (Booth No. N612) to provide leasing pool access support for its ACJ319 and Comlux Aviation Group is using AJW for its Boeing 767 and Airbus fleet.

October 10, 2011 - 9:35am
TAG Aviation Hangar

In November TAG Aviation will complete construction of a new three-bay hangar complex at the London-area Farnborough Airport. The new structure doubles available hangar space by adding 120,000 sq ft and also takes TAG’s total investment in the UK site well beyond $150 million.

October 1, 2011 - 12:40am
Business and General Aviation Day at Cambridge Airport

The UK’s National Air Traffic Services is proposing to establish a new airspace structure specifically to accommodate business aviation during the period around the 2012 London Olympic Games. The Civil Aviation Authority and other agencies overseeing aviation arrangements for the Olympics are considering the proposal, and confirmation of further details is expected in November.

July 27, 2011 - 10:20am

Ahead of its scheduled opening date, UK-based service provider Weston Aviation inaugurated its Humberside International Airport facility, its third and that airport’s first dedicated FBO, with the arrival of a FlairJet Phenom 100. The new facility offers ground handling, VIP and crew and passenger lounges, wireless Internet and easy ramp access. Weston also operates facilities at Durham Tees Valley and Newquay Cornwall Airports.

July 25, 2011 - 9:00am
BAA will have to sell Stansted Airport—as well as one of two Scottish Airport...

The UK Competition Commission last week confirmed that BAA, the UK airports group purchased by Spain’s Ferrovial Group in 2006, must sell London Stansted Airport and one of its Scottish airports, Edinburgh or Glasgow.

June 30, 2011 - 7:30am

Business aircraft operators planning to fly to the UK for next summer’s Olympic Games are being encouraged to make early requests for mandatory landing and takeoff slots at airports in what will be heavily restricted airspace in southeast England.

May 26, 2011 - 8:25am

Business aircraft operators planning to fly to the UK for next summer’s Olympic Games are being encouraged to make early requests for mandatory landing and takeoff slots at airports in what will be heavily restricted airspace in southeast England.

 
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