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Exeter Airport and Flybe Agree on European Flight Deal

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Flights to Spain and Portugal from Exeter Airport are to be increased under Flybe deal. Regional and City Airports (RCA) and Flybe, the Exeter-based airline, which will involve significant investment from both groups, will secure the future of summer holiday flights between Exeter and Alicante, Malaga, Faro, and Palma. All year round services will be […]

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Cardiff Airport Increases Passenger Traffic

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Cardiff Airport has recorded a year on year 21 percent increase in passenger traffic. In September 2015, Cardiff airport has an increase in more that 25,000 passengers travelling through it in comparison to 2014. The passenger level in Sept 2015 increased by 25,874 to 150,477 up 21% on 2014 when 124,603 came through Cardiff Airport. […]

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Cardiff Airport – Work on BA Dreamliner Fleet

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British Airways base next to Cardiff Airport has been chosen for the maintenance of the new Dreamliner aircraft fleet from British Airways. Local assembly member for the Welsh government, Andrew Davies said the news is a massive vote of confidence. British Airways will use their Cardiff Airport base to carry out maintenance work on their […]

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Cardiff Airport – Privatisation Under Conservative Welsh Government

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Andrew Davies, a Conservative member for the Welsh parliament, has stated that if they conservatives are returned to power in the assembly elections, they would return Cardiff Airport to private sector ownership by the year 2021. The economy shadow minister, William Graham, stated in a Senedd debate that the Conservative party would divide the proceeds […]

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Bournemouth Airport – Solar Farm Approved

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Bournemouth Airport has given the green light to plans to build a solar farm on land adjacent to the airport. Local councillors have given their permission to allow a new solar farm to be built near to Bournemouth airport flight path. When the proposals were initially revealed, concerned was raised to possibility that aircraft passenger […]

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Bournemouth Airport – Business Park Approved

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Bournemouth airport has received planning approval for a new Business Park which could create 1,200 new jobs and entail an investment of £60 million. The updated plans to previous approval that had previously lapsed for a revamped Bournemouth airport business park has been given approval once again by planning authorities. Christchurch’s planning committee approved the […]

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Bournemouth Airport – Premier League Makeover

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Bournemouth airport is in the process of adapting to the fact that AFC Bournemouth has won promotion to the most prestigious football league in the world. The airport is now having to make big changes following this historic promotion to this top football league. AFC Bournemouth fans have requested that Bournemouth airport’s terminal be named […]

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Bristol Airport – New West Terminal Extension will open in 2016

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Bristol Airport is investing a new £24 million pound extension to its west terminal which will open in 2016. Bristol Airport said that this new terminal will transform passenger security. This project will take the total investment in the airport infrastructure to £120 million over the last 5 years. This is the largest construction project […]

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