Why Liverpool isn't expecting delays
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Why Liverpool Airport is running smoothly as delays and chaos hit other airports - plus LJLA travel advice “We are not experiencing problems here.” While travel chaos and delays have hit a number of airports and airlines across the UK, flights have continued to run relatively smoothly from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA). In fact, the travel hub has warned passengers against turning up extra early for flights as that is ‘more likely to cause a queue than to avoid it’. So, with even more travellers taking advantage of the increased flights from Liverpool following the airline’s...
Review of drop off facilities at Southampton Airport
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Review of drop off facilities at Southampton Airport A number of changes are being made to Express Drop Off facilities as part of a review at Southampton Airport. The Express Drop Off in fee will be set at £4 for 20 minutes from June 14, 2022. The pricing structure hasn’t been revised at Southampton since 2018 and since then we have gone through the biggest downturn in aviation due to the pandemic. We are also making changes for blue badge holders. Those with a valid badge will be entitled to a free 30-minute period in the clearly marked blue badge spaces within the short stay car park...
Bristol: Exhibition inspires young people to build a net zero world as civil engineers
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Exhibition inspires young people to build a net zero world as civil engineers Bristol Airport will see the launch of a major new exhibition highlighting the central role of civil engineers in creating the infrastructure needed to tackle climate change and reach net zero targets. Time is running out - Help us engineer a net zero world explores the future of infrastructure and focuses on the ways in which civil engineers are coming up with sustainable solutions in sectors such as transport, energy and water. The exhibition, created by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), aims to...
London Stansted: New noise-reducing Ryanair aircraft praised
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New noise-reducing Ryanair aircraft praised Ryanair’s Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft is setting new standards for noise reduction and environmental performance at London Stansted. One year after its introduction, the airport's Flight Evaluation Unit has revealed the aircraft is over 40 per cent quieter* than existing aircraft types operated by the airline. During take-off, the new 737-8200 registered an average noise level of 70 decibels, a reduction of over three decibels compared to the current 737-800 at 74 decibels. It uses 16 per cent less fuel, reducing passenger CO2 and...
Jobs bonanza at Sydney Airport ahead of July school holiday peak
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Jobs bonanza at Sydney Airport ahead of July school holiday peak More than 5,000 airport jobs required across 800 organisations Jobs available across security, ground handling, customs and border control, terminal services, and retail Airport will host a jobs fair on Thursday 16 June to help meet the demand for staff There’s a jobs bonanza at Sydney Airport with more than 5,000 vacancies across 800 organisations, with operations continuing to scale up ahead of the July school holiday peak. Retailers, government agencies, and terminal service providers are in the market for an estimated...

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Chris Woodroofe appointed Managing Director of Manchester Airport
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Chris Woodroofe appointed Managing Director of Manchester Airport MAG has announced the appointment of Chris Woodroofe as the new Managing Director of Manchester Airport. Chris was previously Chief Operating Officer at London Gatwick Airport from 2016 to 2020, where he oversaw a step-change in passenger experience and a major programme of operational improvements. Prior to that, Chris held a number of senior roles at Gatwick, including in customer service, security and engineering. He joins from Chevron Traffic Management, where he had overall responsibility for operational performance...
Sydney Airport’s response to ACCC airport monitoring report
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Sydney Airport’s response to ACCC airport monitoring report Sydney Airport acknowledges the release today of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) ‘Airport monitoring report 2020-21’ which highlights the severe financial and operational impact on Australian airports from the COVID-19 pandemic. In its analysis the ACCC omits and simplifies important data, specific to Sydney Airport. For example, the report fails to mention: Over $1 billion in lost revenue in 2020-21, following losses of $300 million in revenue between March and June 2020; In 2020-21 Sydney Airport...
Wominjeka! Melbourne Airport welcomes back United from San Francisco
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Wominjeka! Melbourne Airport welcomes back United from San Francisco One of the world’s largest airlines has returned to Victoria, restoring an important connection between Melbourne and San Francisco. United Airlines flight UA60 touched down at Melbourne Airport this morning, with Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung Elders welcoming the Captain and crew to Country, while disembarking passengers were treated to a performance from the Djirri Djirri dance group. United will initially fly a Boeing 787-9 featuring its upgraded Polaris Business Class product between Melbourne and San Francisco three...
Pop-Up Shops at Frankfurt Airport: New Concept Offers Retailers More Flexibility
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Pop-Up Shops at Frankfurt Airport: New Concept Offers Retailers More Flexibility Fully-equipped retail stores located in existing market places - Shop concept provides temporary space for up-and-coming brands Frankfurt offers a supplementary individualized media package at special rates for pop-up renters. Currently there are two pop-up areas in the airport: one in the Shopping Avenue, which is located in the pre-security section of the airport open to the general public, and the other in Concourse B (non-Schengen), airside after security and passport control. Which location will work...
Sydney Airport Traffic Performance April 2022
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Sydney Airport Traffic Performance April 2022 Total passenger traffic in April 2022 was 2,482,473 passengers, down 32.6% on the corresponding period in 2019. Domestic passenger traffic totalled 1,938,202 in April 2022, down 15.1% on the corresponding period in 2019. 544,271 international passengers passed through Sydney Airport in April 2022, down 61.1% on the corresponding period in 2019. Sydney Airport CEO Geoff Culbert said: “Domestic passenger numbers recovered strongly on the back of the Easter long weekend and NSW school holiday period. “The international recovery continues to...

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Bristol: Airside Retail Concession – Expressions of Interest
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Bristol: Airside Retail Concession – Expressions of Interest Bristol Airport is inviting expressions of interest from potential partners to take part in a tendering process for an airside provision of specialist retail services in the departure lounge at the Airport. Bristol Airport places significant importance on delivering exceptional customer service and providing a first-class experience. The procurement timeline will be as follows and suppliers are invited to express an interest and respond to our Invitation to Tender by visiting our dedicated e-tendering site In-tend...
Gatwick announces additional focused consultation on its Northern Runway plans – with updated highways design
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Gatwick announces additional focused consultation on its Northern Runway plans – with updated highways design Gatwick has announced that it will start a focused statutory public consultation on Tuesday 14 June 2022 about its plans to bring the airport’s existing Northern Runway into routine use alongside its Main Runway. The consultation will focus on the airport’s updated highway design, which has changed in response to feedback received during the Autumn 2021 consultation. It will run for just over six weeks, until 11:59pm on Wednesday 27 July 2022. Full details of the revised...
Vacancy for Chair of Bristol Airport’s Consultative Committee
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Vacancy for Chair of Bristol Airport’s Consultative Committee The role will also Chair, Bristol Airport’s Local Community Fund Committee Bristol Airport’s Airport Consultative Committee (ACC) is an independent committee representing stakeholders’ interests and involves being a constructive and critical friend to Bristol Airport. The ACC is an independent forum enabling communities in the vicinity of the Airport, local authorities, local business representatives and other interested parties to exchange information and ideas. It is independently chaired and membership compromises...
Malta Airport comprises list of food and beverages
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Malta Airport comprises list of food and beverages Foodies listen up; we’ve got some tasty news to share. Our airport Food Court has just been transformed into a sizzling go-to dining destination, with four new eateries joining Burger King and KFC on Level -1. Keep reading to find out more about our newest arrivals, and don’t forget that you get 1 hour of free parking when eating at the Food Court. 🌮 AVOTACO Avotaco is all about serving up Mexican cuisine favourites, which are packed with both flavour and colour. While Avotaco’s menu covers everything from burritos to quesadillas, it is...
Bristol Airport to host additional Recruitment Day
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Bristol Airport to host additional Recruitment Day Bristol Airport is hosting a major recruitment drive to prepare for an increase in passenger numbers over the summer season. Bristol Airport will be hosting another Jobs Fair next month to highlight the wide range of current job opportunities on offer. The Airport will be teaming up with other employers based across the site for an event on Thursday 9th June, giving prospective candidates the chance to find out more about the variety of permanent roles available including customer service, hospitality, retail, airline handling and...

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Travel the World Without Breaking the Bank
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Travel the World Without Breaking the Bank Image courtesy of Pexels Taking a holiday vacation is expensive, especially if you travel. In fact, the cost is so great that it's a deterrent to many would-be travellers. Studies show that expense is the main reason for 60% of people who forgo holidays. However, there are ways to limit the cost of a trip. Pick the Perfect Destination Your destination has a huge impact on how much your holiday vacation costs. Even if your accommodations are inexpensive, you still have to think about the cost of living, which tends to be higher in places like...
Lufthansa’s global link takes off from LJLA
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Lufthansa’s global link takes off from LJLA Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt took off from Liverpool John Lennon Airport early this morning bringing the return of global connectivity for the Airport and the City Region for the first time in over 10 years. Lufthansa flight LH968 from Frankfurt touched down shortly after 8:00am to receive the traditional airport welcome for inaugural flights with a water arch aircraft baptism performed by the Airport’s Rescue and Fire Fighting service as the aircraft taxied over to the terminal building. This was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony...
Mitie £3 million security contract renewal at Bristol Airport
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Mitie takes off with £3 million contract renewal at Bristol Airport Mitie has renewed its baggage screening contract with Bristol Airport for three years, with the option to extend for a further two years, following a competitive retender process The new contract, worth £1 million a year, builds on Mitie’s experience delivering services for the airport for over 20 years Mitie has won a new £3 million contract with Bristol Airport (BRS) extending its relationship for a further three years. The contract is to provide baggage screening services and has the option to extend for an...
Manchester Airport provides positive update on recruitment
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Manchester Airport provides positive update on recruitment and highlights travel advice as peak summer season approaches Following a far-reaching recruitment drive, more than 1,600 people applied for jobs at the airport in April and 500 new recruits are currently going through security training and vetting processes 60 new recruits have already joined the operation in April, with a further 200 new recruits due to start in May to bolster the workforce ahead of the peak summer season Security waiting times are improving with 90% of passengers taking less than 30 minutes to get through...
New easyJet flights from Birmingham Airport to Malaga Airport takes off
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New easyJet flights from Birmingham Airport to Malaga Airport takes off New easyJet flights from Birmingham Airport to Malaga Airport took off over the bank holiday weekend for the first time The service is operating up to four times a week throughout the summer Seats are available to book for this summer with great value fares from £25.99 * This summer is set to be easyJet’s biggest ever at Birmingham easyJet has launched the first flights on its new route from Birmingham Airport to Malaga Airport, providing customers in the Midlands with a direct connection to one of Europe’s most...

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TUI takes off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Cancun
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Hello Mexico! TUI takes off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Cancun TUI’s inaugural flight to Cancun, Mexico took off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) on Monday 2nd May. The new route represents a major commitment to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by TUI, the UK’s largest holiday operator. It’s TUI’s second long-haul destination flying from DSA in addition to the weekly Melbourne Orlando flight serving Florida, on the state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Karen Switzer, Director of Aviation Planning at TUI said: “We’re delighted to include Cancun as one of our long-haul routes...
New direct route to Kuwait from Manchester
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New direct route to Kuwait from Manchester Kuwait Airways set to launch direct flights to Manchester from 1st May Currently 49,000 passengers from the North of England travel there indirectly Inbound tourism boom predicted as pre-pandemic 23,000 people a year from Kuwait visited the North West, spending more than £22m Route set to be popular for students, with 2,960 currently studying at universities in Manchester Airport’s catchment area Flights welcomed by a range of stakeholders and organisations For more information, visit: www.kuwaitairways.com/en Almost 50,000 people from across...
STS Aviation Services to open Manchester facility
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STS Aviation Services Set to Open Aircraft Base Maintenance Facility in Manchester MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, April 27, 2022 — STS Aviation Services (STS), a division of STS Aviation Group and a leading MRO provider to the global aviation industry, has reached an agreement to lease an aircraft base maintenance facility in Manchester, United Kingdom. The hangar, capable of undertaking multiple lines of aircraft maintenance, will create more than 200 new jobs in the region over the next two years. Mick Adams, CEO of STS Aviation Services in Europe, says “In the coming months, our team...
Growth kickstarted in 2022, but volatility remains
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Growth kickstarted in 2022, but volatility remains Q1 passengers on forecast – Heathrow welcomed 9.7 million passengers in Q1 2022 in line with our forecasts. January and February were much weaker than expected due to Omicron-related travel restrictions, while March demand increased after the unexpectedly quick removal of all UK travel restrictions on 18th March Heathrow will remain lossmaking in 2022 as COVID losses top £4 billion – Despite increased outbound demand, Heathrow is not forecasting a return to profit and dividends in 2022. Although Q1 2022 revenue climbed to £516m and...
Bristol Airport Increases its Electric Vehicles Fleet
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Bristol Airport Increases its Electric Vehicles Fleet Bristol Airport has invested in three additional electric Nissan e-NV200 vans to its landside and airside operations. The new Nissan e-NV200 vans were provided by Trenton Nissan in Hull and the vehicles have previously been awarded former International Van of the Year, this brings the total number of electric vehicles on site to five. The additional Nissan e-NV200 vehicles combines storage space, manoeuvrability, safety and will use the electric charging points installed throughout the airport. Bristol Airport will be receiving...

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Site News Farewell to "The Local Yokel"

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It is with deep regret that I have to inform you that forum Co-Administrator - TheLocalYokel is leaving Forums4airports. Unfortunately TheLocalYokel, (Jim) is sadly retiring from the forum due to Ill health. I'm actually unsure if Jim is able to view the forum but I would like to send him our best wishes and kindest regards from everyone on Forums4airports. You have been a true comrade, friend and supporter of the forum for many years and your unfaltering support has been most appreciated by everyone. Aviador Site Administrator
Enterprise Rent-A-Car arrives at Doncaster Sheffield Airport
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car arrives at Doncaster Sheffield Airport Doncaster Sheffield Airport is pleased to announce a new partnership with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the world’s largest mobility and vehicle rental business. The latest addition to Doncaster Sheffield Airport is part of its ongoing mission to offer an easy, friendly, relaxed experience to its customers. Enterprise is a household name for frequent travellers and road trippers. The brand is recognised as a worldwide leader in the car rental industry and the new branch is the latest to join over 450 Enterprise branches across the...
Rachel Ford joins Gatwick Airport as new General Counsel and Company Secretary
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Rachel Ford joins Gatwick Airport as new General Counsel and Company Secretary Rachel Ford joined Gatwick Airport’s executive team on 19 April 2022 to replace Robert Herga as General Counsel and Company Secretary. Rachel joins Gatwick from Capita where she has served as Group Legal Director and more recently as Chief of Staff to the Capita plc Group Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that role, Rachel worked as in-house Legal Counsel with Thomson Reuters for ten years. She trained as a lawyer in her native Australia and moved to the UK in 2006 to work for Linklaters. Existing General...
Flybe’s first flight takes to the skies from Birmingham Airport
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Flybe’s first flight takes to the skies from Birmingham Airport The new Flybe Ltd officially launched on 13th April with its inaugural flight departing this morning from Birmingham Airport for Belfast City Airport. It marked the beginning of up to four daily flights between Birmingham and Belfast City Centre with additional routes due to start in the coming weeks and months. In November 2021, it was announced that Birmingham Airport would be home to the airline’s headquarters and its first crew base with plans to create up to 200 new jobs in the region over the next three years. The...
Birmingham Airport’s Flight to Net Zero Takes Off
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Birmingham Airport’s Flight to Net Zero Takes Off Birmingham Airport has published its roadmap to become net zero carbon by 2033. Having first announced its ambition in 2019, the Midlands’ airport remains steadfast in achieving its 2033 target. Its roadmap prioritises zero-carbon airport operations while minimising the use of carbon offsets. The plan builds on a decade of learning and investments that have already seen emissions, which the airport controls, reduce by 33%. This has been achieved through the use of solar, electric vehicle transition and energy-efficiency measures...

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