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ACE 18 – A winning Formula

BACA and Stansted News delivered a compelling day of activity for air charter brokers and operators at ACE18. Staged at London Biggin Hill airport on 11thSeptember, more than 850 people enjoyed a superb blend of presentations, static display and exhibitors. With a wide variety aircraft on the static display and 60+ exhibitors there was plenty for visitors to see including an impressive Formula 1 c...

SaxonAir crowned Aircraft Management Company of the year 2018

Private aircraft operator and aviation service provider SaxonAir has once again been recognised for its services, this time at the Logistics, Warehouse & Supply Chain Awards 2018. The Awards recognise and celebrates the achievements made by companies, teams and individuals in the industry.  Awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for thei...

Luxaviation Helicopters owned Starspeed Ltd celebrates 40 years of successful helicopter operations

Starspeed Ltd., the oldest and most trusted corporate and VIP helicopter management, charter and training companies in Europe, part of Luxaviation Helicopters, celebrates 40 years of successful helicopter operations this Thursday in Fairoaks. Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, acquired Starspeed Ltd., the global helicopter management, charter and training company in Septemb...

Ryanair Record London S19 Schedule Launched

23 New Routes (180 Total), 26m Customers P.A. (Up 5%) Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (12 Sep) launched its biggest ever London S 2019 schedule, with 23 new routes (over 180 in total), which will deliver 26m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s 4 London airports – Stansted, Luton, Southend and Gatwick. Ryanair’s London S19 schedule will deliver: – A new 3 a...

Expanding London Biggin Hill-based Oriens Aviation now supporting 12 Pilatus PC-12s at its Authorised Pilatus Service Centre

Oriens Aviation’s exclusive British Isles Pilatus Centre, formally opened this February at London Biggin Hill Airport, reports a strong nine months supporting a greater number of customers for maintenance and technical support.  It is now supporting 12 PC-12 regular customers, including 10 on the UK register – double the number since the start of this year, including two new ar...

Farnborough International to provide new home for Helitech International

After three years at London's ExCeL, Helitech International - Europe's largest event for the rotorcraft industry - has announced that the 2019 edition of the show will move to Farnborough International's recently launched permanent structure for exhibitions. The purpose built 12,500sqm multi-functional venue - which is 35 mins by train from London Water...

ONE WEEK TO GO UNTIL AIR CHARTER EXPO 2018

There is still time to register for this year’s Air Charter Expo (ACE18) at London Biggin Hill Airport, set to take place on Tuesday 11th September. With at least 30 aircraft on the static display and more than 60 exhibitors – a 25% increase on 2017’s event – visitors to the show will experience first-hand the latest innovations in the business air charter sector. P...

Ryanair Announces $200m Investment In London Luton With 2 New Based Aircraft

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft (6 aircraft in total) for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new routes to Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bologna, Cork and Malaga and more flights on its existing Vilnius route. Ryanair’s winter 2018 London Luton schedule will now deliver a total of 21 routes w...

Anticipation grows for ACE 18

Air Charter Expo - ACE 18, which takes place at London Biggin Hill Airport on 11th September, will showcase the best in corporate and business aviation.  With many fixed wing and rotary aircraft already committed, the organisers are confident of approaching and beating the 29 aircraft static display from last year.   This year the static display will feature one of the large...

Centrik takes London Oxford Airport to new certification heights

London Oxford Airport has adopted Centrik as its operational management system, playing an invaluable role in assisting the airport to join a select club of IS-BAH Stage II accredited support operations. The cloud-based operational management system makes it easy to evidence operational compliance to auditors and regulators – an instrumental factor in London Oxford Airport securing the ac...

Transfer Deadline Day sparks surge in private jet usage

Football’s transfer deadline day results in a mad dash for clubs to complete last-minute deals, ensuring their squads are strong enough to compete at the highest level, but it’s also a busy period for private jet charter operators, says Luxaviation UK. The role of a private jet charter operator is to fly the players as swiftly and comfortably as possible to their destination, meetin...

Design Q and “the best view in the sky”

Howard Guy, CEO of UK-based Design consultancy Design Q, smiles when asked “what were the biggest challenges?”  The question relates to Design Q’s mission to create a whole new experience for seasoned and discerning travellers that is at once exhilarating, wondrous, and like nothing else on earth. Howard goes on to explain that Design Q have been working with the man...