Transport in England

July 17, 2014 - 6:42am

TAG Farnborough Airport awarded the TAG Flying Scholarship 2014 to 17-year-old James Peter Singh. The scholarship covers training towards a national private pilot license at Blackbushe Airport.

TAG’s scholarship is one of the tools that the company uses to inform local school and college students about aviation, as part of TAG’s Aviation to Education program. The flying experience provided in the scholarship is facilitated by TAG Farnborough Airport and the Air League Educational Trust.

December 12, 2013 - 2:30pm

Operations at London Stansted Airport were disrupted for several hours on Tuesday after a Gulfstream G550 caused some damage to the ILS while landing. The aircraft touched down safely, and the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch is looking into the incident. Arriving flights were delayed for a few hours until fog lifted later in the morning.

November 2, 2013 - 4:20am

PremiAir Aviation International, which chairman Graham Avery acquired last December, is launching The West London Heliport, located with its maintenance facility at Blackbushe Airport, and adding an FBO. “We felt a need for a second heliport serving the capital,” Avery said during a press conference at Helitech.

September 5, 2013 - 11:02am

UK helicopter charter specialist PremiAir revealed plans to brand its Blackbushe base (near TAG Farnborough Airport) as the West London Heliport, following the company’s restructuring under new ownership. More details will be revealed at the Helitech show, which will be held September 24 to 26 at the Excel center in London’s Docklands. The company also plans to acquire its own twin-engine helicopters to “build up a managed fleet of helicopters it will both maintain and offer for third-party charter.”

June 26, 2012 - 2:15pm

The Reuben Brothers, owners of London Oxford Airport and Barclays London Heliport, have announced discounts for single-engine helicopters to use its facilities.

 
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