AIRPORTS

01/10/2019

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (“MIRA”), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 (“MEIF6”), has acquired Farnborough Airport from a consortium of private investors. Leigh Harrison, Head of MIRA EMEA, said: “We are delighted to announce our investment in Farnborough Airport. In addition to holding an important place in UK aviation history, the airport is known […]

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24/09/2019

TAG Farnborough Airport, Europe’s leading business aviation airport, has been named the winner in the Energy and Carbon Transition category at the newly launched IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019, recognising the airport’s achievements in energy efficiency and carbon management. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners […]

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16/09/2019

Shannon Airport has welcomed ten new firefighters to the fold after an intensive training programme. The recruits were chosen after an exhaustive selection process saw applicants being whittled down from 500 to ten.  The newly qualified firefighters graduated last Friday but began their training on June 24th. They underwent an intensive 12-week training programme which has […]

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16/09/2019

Swissport, on the occasion of the publication of its latest Sustainability Report today, has committed to further invest in environmentally friendly equipment. By 2025, the company aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in its fleet to at least 50% to further reduce its carbon footprint and to improve the direct working environment of […]

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03/07/2019

With more than 85 aircraft movements, 120 helicopter rotations, 53 helicopter first flights and more than 700 passengers, Le Castellet International Airport knew in important activity during the French Formula 1 Grand Prix from June 21st to 23rd. In addition to the management of commercial traffic, Le Castellet International Airport’s team also coordinated particular aerial […]

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23/05/2019

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will introduce an out-of-hour’s preclearance service at Shannon Airport, Ireland, beginning the 1st of June 2019. Clint Lamm, Director Preclearance said: “The Preclearance Field Office continues to look for new and innovative ways to provide a secure and efficient transborder process for our closest international partners.  There have been […]

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15/05/2019

Underlining the airport’s commitment to responsible and sustainable development, TAG Farnborough Airport is hosting “Fuelling the Future”, a Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel initiative event taking place on 18th May 2019. TAG Farnborough Airport became the first business aviation airport in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and the airport continues to identify new and innovative […]

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12/05/2019

London Oxford Airport retained its position in the top five UK Business Aviation airports during 2018 with some 5,500 business aviation movements logged and a 20% increase in passengers in the last year.  Its OxfordJet facility – now into its 11th year, continues to handle more and more medium and large cabin jets – from […]

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29/03/2019

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to increase its global footprint and launches operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. The company’s expansion into the Belgian capital represents an investment of EUR 8 million and creates up to 100 local jobs with the company. dnata’s new […]

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13/03/2019

London Biggin Hill Airport announced a competitive new pricing structure to take effect from 1st April 2019, with customers benefitting from simplified fees and the removal of shoulder charges. Landing, handling and parking fees will become streamlined under the new system, giving customers greater transparency and simplifying the payment process. In addition to the elimination […]

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28/02/2019

TAG Farnborough Airport is underscoring its ongoing commitment to sustainable development and carbon footprint reduction by supporting an exciting programme focused on solar energy.  In conjunction with Carbon Footprint Ltd, the airport is off-setting 2018 residual carbon emissions (over which it has direct control) through the support of renewable energy projects, both locally with the […]

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