Cannes

August 26, 2009 - 8:16am

Business airport traffic in the Côte d’Azur, France’s wealthy Mediterranean Riviera, suffered dramatically as a result of the global financial crisis in the second half of 2008 and in the first few months of this year. The two airports in the region–Nice and Cannes–are promoting themselves to two different market segments, and both are upgrading their FBO facilities in anticipation of increased traffic when the economy improves.

October 28, 2008 - 11:59am

The requirement for takeoff and landing slots has been suspended at France’s Cannes-Mandelieu Airport during the winter months, but the slot system might be reintroduced next March.

May 17, 2008 - 3:13am

France’s DGAC civil aviation authority has imposed slot coordination at Cannes-Mandelieu Airport in the south of France beginning May 23 under a trial period that will run through the end of October. According to Umberto Vallino, the airport’s customer service manager, Cannes is the first dedicated business aviation airport in Europe to be subject to mandatory arrival and departure slots.

April 30, 2008 - 9:07am

Slot coordination was imposed at Cannes-Mandelieu Airport in the south of France under a trial period that will run from May 23 through October 25. According to Umberto Vallino, the airport’s customer service manager, Cannes has become the first dedicated business aviation airport in Europe to be subject to mandatory arrival and departure slots.

April 15, 2008 - 11:03am

Cannes-Mandelieu Airport in southern France will be slot coordinated under a trial period that will run from April 23 to late October. According to Umberto Vallino, the airport’s customer service manager, Cannes-Mandelieu will be the first dedicated business aviation airport in Europe subject to mandatory arrival and departure slots.

March 19, 2008 - 9:38am

The French town of Cannes faces the closure of one of its licensed heliports next March if local authorities do not reach a decision on an alternate site. Residents’ groups are threatening to block permission to move the existing heliport at Cannes Mandelieu Airport, which is completing an upgrade to its runways that has been coupled with an agreement to reduce traffic. The airport handles 10,000 helicopter movements annually.

October 4, 2007 - 7:38am

Belgian charter operator Flying Group’s takeover of Cap Camarat Business Jet (CCBJ) furthers the operator’s “ambition to become an important player in European business aviation,” a spokesman told AIN.

May 11, 2007 - 10:39am

A group of French airports is exhibiting here at EBACE’07 to bolster their collective appeal to the business aviation community.

March 22, 2007 - 7:44am

Belgian charter operator Flying Group’s takeover of Cap Camarat Business Jet (CCBJ) furthers the operator’s “ambition to become an important player in European business aviation,” a spokesman told AIN.

October 9, 2006 - 11:51am

While the major airports of Cannes and Nice on the Côte d’Azur, the French Riviera, are stepping up business aviation activity, the smaller gateways of Toulon and Le Castellet are challenging the big boys in the competition to attract business aviation access to France’s wealthy Mediterranean coast.

 
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