London Biggin Hill Airport

October 13, 2010 - 6:59am

London Biggin Hill Airport has just started construction for a new 55,000-sq-ft hangar adjacent to its main ­passenger terminal. The move is part of a wider expansion plan that has already seen the increase of available ramp space to some 500,000 sq ft and which should also see the addition of a hotel at the site and a new aerospace academy.

September 2, 2010 - 9:28am

Oriens Advisors, a UK-based consultancy group looking to support entry-level jet operations and helping airports to fulfill their real-estate potential, has set up a new headquarters at London Biggin Hill Airport. The company's EA Aviation subsidiary is managing 27,000 sq ft of hangar space there, along with 14 offices and an annex next to the hangars where Oriens itself is now based.

August 5, 2010 - 11:39am

Oriens Advisors, a UK-based consultancy group looking to support entry-level jet operations and helping airports to fulfill their real estate potential, has set up a new headquarters at London Biggin Hill Airport. The company’s EA Aviation subsidiary is managing 27,000 sq ft of hangar space there, along with 14 offices and an annex next to the hangars where Oriens itself is now based.

August 3, 2010 - 4:01am

PremiAir is expanding its fixed-wing activities, by establishing a new charter and management operation at London Biggin Hill Airport together with an additional maintenance facility.

July 13, 2010 - 11:51am

PremiAir is expanding its fixed-wing activities, by establishing a new charter and management operation at London Biggin Hill Airport, together with an additional maintenance facility.

May 25, 2010 - 11:47am

A final report from the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said a missing rivet head on a fuel shutoff valve that likely led to inadvertent engine shutdown was one of four “contributory factors” that resulted in the crash of a Cessna Citation 500 on March 8 some two miles northeast of London Biggin Hill Airport.

May 4, 2010 - 6:30am

London Biggin Hill Airport (Booth No. 953) has started a new development program. The airport will add a new 54,000-sq-ft parking/ramp area for business aircraft adjacent to the passenger terminal by mid-June; a new double-span hangar for business aircraft by early 2011; and a new hotel in time for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

May 3, 2010 - 9:13am

Rizon Jet is in the final stages of construction for two new FBOs in Europe and the Middle East. In July, it expects to open almost identical hangars with adjoining lounges and offices at London Biggin Hill Airport and at its Doha headquarters in Qatar.

October 15, 2009 - 12:20pm

The Private Jets division of charter broker Air Partner suffered a £2.5 million ($3.9 million) loss in its fiscal year that ended on July 31, according to the firm’s financial report that was released yesterday. Overall, the UK-based group saw profits before tax fall 57 percent to £4 million ($6.4 million) on sales that were 23 percent down at £194.3 million ($309 million).

October 14, 2009 - 9:35am

London Biggin Hill Airport (Booth No. 3593) has finally received local government approval to build a 75-room hotel after 15 years of lobbying. According to the privately owned airport, the four-star hotel is vital to its growth strategy and that of its tenants–providing convenient accommodation for visiting flight crew, technical staff and other visitors.

 
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