London Oxford Airport

October 2, 2008 - 5:28am

PremiAir is set to complete the relocation of its Hawker Beechcraft authorized service center to Oxford from Blackbushe Airport near Farnborough early this month. The business aircraft services group has leased a former CSE Aviation hangar, with Oxford Airport investing almost $2 million to overhaul and expand the facility.

October 2, 2008 - 5:25am

The UK’s Oxford Airport has opened its new business aviation terminal, as owners The Reuben Brothers push ahead with ambitious expansion plans. The airport is marketing itself as a cost-effective alternative to London-area airports, as well as a convenient gateway to central southern England.

September 24, 2008 - 11:35am

In October, PremiAir will move into a newly refurbished hangar at Oxford Airport near London. PremiAir announced in May a plan to move its fixed-wing maintenance base from company headquarters at Blackbushe Airport in Surrey to Oxford because of lack of growth capacity at Blackbushe and the airport’s relatively short runway.

September 9, 2008 - 11:27am

British air-taxi operator startup FlairJet yesterday announced plans to enter service next May with a pair of Embraer Phenom 100s. It will lease the very light jets from an undisclosed Embraer customer in Europe that has 10 Phenom 100s on order. FlairJet has placed an order for one Phenom 100, as well as an option for another, and is due to receive this airplane in 2012. It has an option to lease further Phenom 100s beginning in 2010.

August 4, 2008 - 9:50am

The UK’s Oxford Airport has been approved to increase its licensed runway length by 10 percent to 4,327 feet. This promises to increase significantly the use of the airport by executive charter and public-transport operations.

July 8, 2008 - 11:23am

PremiAir is searching for qualified fixed-wing maintenance personnel for its new base at Oxford Airport, UK. The UK’s largest executive helicopter charter and management company announced it is moving its fixed-wing maintenance activity from Blackbushe Airport in Surrey to a dedicated maintenance base at Oxford.

July 7, 2008 - 5:38am

Tomorrow evening, the UK’s Oxford Airport (Hall 4 Stand G22) will open its $5 million business aviation terminal as its new owners push ahead with ambitious expansion plans. It already has attracted its first tenants: aircraft operator and maintenance provider PremiAir and air taxi operator VLJ Consultancy.

June 9, 2008 - 8:58am

After buying Oxford Airport in the UK last year from BBA Aviation, new owners the Reuben Brothers and Dawnay Day have selected a name for the airport’s FBO: Oxfordjet. Construction on the FBO began in April and is due to be completed next month. The new Oxfordjet triples the space of the old general aviation terminal to handle a doubling in business aviation traffic during the past three years.

June 9, 2008 - 8:12am

England’s Oxford Airport will be the new home of PremiAir’s fixed-wing maintenance operations. The company’s Hawker Beechcraft authorized service center will make the move next September from PremiAir’s headquarters on Blackbushe Airport, Surrey. The Blackbushe facility will become a dedicated rotary-wing maintenance base.

May 23, 2008 - 5:04am

Announcing the purchase earlier this year by the UK’s BBA Group of Tyler International School of Aviation at Texas’ Tyler Pounds Field, David McRobert, chief executive of BBA-owned British flight school Oxford Aviation Training, said, “This is an excellent step forward for all of us and I’m very excited by the potential.

 
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