London Gatwick Airport

September 25, 2006 - 6:52am

Charter broker Air Partner has entered the flight-planning market with the creation of a new division called The venture is based at Air Partner’s headquarters near London Gatwick Airport. is led by Tim Lester, the former deputy managing director of rival flight-planning company Baseops. The company is operational 24/7 and can help with complex overflight and landing permit procedures.

September 12, 2006 - 6:58am

Although last month’s foiled terrorist plot to bomb as many as 10 airliners while they were en route to the U.S. from the UK immediately threw airports on both sides of the Atlantic into chaos, business aviation came through relatively unscathed.