Category Archives for "Travel"

Luton Airport Revamp – Company Lands £13M Deal

Whitemountain Staff at Luton Airport

Whitemountain, a Northern Ireland based construction company, has won a £13 million deal for the redevelopment of Luton Airport in London. The Lisburn based construction company entered into a contract as part of a £100 investment by Luton Airport to build a new dual carriageway road on the approach to the terminal building, transform the […]

Continue reading

Luton Airport Energy Saving Recongnition

Airport Tower image

Luton Airport is one of the few airports in the world to be recognised for its airport energy saving initiatives. The British Standards Institute awarded Luton Airport with the Energy Management Standard which is an international recognition. The airport used energy saving initiatives which included the use of PIR motion sensors and LED lighting. This […]

Continue reading

Passenger Increase at London’s Luton Airport

Plane Landing Image

Luton Airport London has just enjoyed a record amount increase in passengers during the month of September 2015. Passengers totalling 1.2 million chose to travel through the airport which makes an increase of 19.2 percent on September 2014 and consecutive growth for the last 18 months. London Luton Airport [LLA] has chosen to invest £100 […]

Continue reading

Stansted Airport Increases UK Economic Contribution

Stansted Airport Group of School Children

Information released by the Manchester Airports Group [MAG] indicates that the Group made and an increase in the financial contribution their airports have made to the UK economy and their surrounding communities. They say that they have also reduced significantly their environmental impact. They have explained that Stansted’s growth over the next 15 years will […]

Continue reading

Stansted Airport Reaches 22 Million Passenger Milestone

Stansted Airport Image

Stansted Airport reaches a 22 million passenger milestone and it hopes to surpass this record in 2016. The chiefs at Stansted Airport hope as they move forward in 2016 to setting a new record and surpassing passenger numbers of 22 million they will move closer to being able to offer long haul schedule flights. Stansted […]

Continue reading

Stansted Airport to Central London Coach Service Launched

CityLink Coach Image

The corporation, ComfortDelGro, has just launched a first direct express coach service connecting St. Pancras, London Kings Cross with Stansted Airport. This express service won the right to operate from the central coach station at Stansted Airport after submitting a tender to Stansted Airport. The new service will be branded Stansted Citylink and began on […]

Continue reading

London City Airport Service From Cork, Ireland

Cityjet Aircraft Cork

CityJet is set to increase from its current 3 to 4 flights per day on the Cork to London City Airport service. The chief executive of Cityjet, Pat Byrne, hailed this development on the inaugural flight from Cork to London City airport. Mr Byrne said this new service will operate initially 3 flights per day, […]

Continue reading

London City Airport – Decision by Boris Stifling Growth

London City Airport Image

London City Airport [LCY] is having record growth and is likely to reach 4.2 million passengers, this is an increase from 2014 when they had 3.65 million passengers. Business travellers are accounting for about 60 percent of London City Airport passengers which is being taken as clear indicator that business travel has returned to its […]

Continue reading

London City Airport – Customer Focussed Award

Commercial Officer London City Airport

London City Airport has won the ACI Europe under 5 million passengers award for Best Airport. London City airport has won this multiple times. The Chief Commercial Officer, Matthew Hall explained the success. The business model of the airport is centred on exemplary passenger experience and efficiency. The ACI Europe Best Airport judges praised the […]

Continue reading

Gatwick Airport Has 6% Rise in Passengers

Easyjet Aeroplane Image

Gatwick airport in London has increased passenger levels by six percent to 4 million passengers. This brings the total passengers travelling through Gatwick this year to 39.7 million. The routes going travelling to Europe increased by 7.8% and travel to North Atlantic destinations grew 11.3%. Routes to Canada has increased 7.1% year on year, with […]

Continue reading