General Aviation

Government appoints General Aviation Champion

The UK Government has appointed a General Aviation Champion to help identify a network of UK aerodromes that are most important for non-scheduled flying to flourish. Former Police Detective and Conservative politician Byron Davies has been given the newly created role which was announced by Minister for Aviation, Baroness Sugg at Elstree airfield. [read more]

Gatwick could have dual runway operations by 2019
England

Gatwick could have dual runway operations by 2019

London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK), the worlds busiest single runway airport, could have dual runway operations by 2019 according to the Airports Cheif Executive. Currently, the 2nd runway (08L/26R) is only used for contingency during runway maintenance work or if the main runway is closed however Stewart Wingate, Cheif Executive of Gatwick Airport Limited [read more]

Heathrow launches 10-week expansion consultation
England

Heathrow launches 10-week expansion consultation

London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) has launched a 10-week expansion consultation in order to get feedback about the three options that have been shortlisted. The new plans set out potential locations to expand terminal infrastructure to the east of Terminal 2, the west of Terminal 5, or a new satellite terminal [read more]