Transport in Kent

March 4, 2014 - 3:27pm

Signature Flight Support acquired the FBO assets of the Jets facility at London Biggin Hill Airport last week. Jets will continue to operate its core business of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, while Signature will own and operate the FBO assets.

January 27, 2009 - 9:06am

British air traffic management provider NATS has urged the country’s Civil Aviation Authority to give fast-track approval to a change in the standard instrument departures (SIDs) at London City Airport. The change, which could be adopted this summer, will formalize a wider initial turn after takeoff before aircraft rejoin the existing tracks.

January 31, 2008 - 5:44am

London Manston Airport is preparing to receive a barrage of corporate aircraft, bringing players and spectators to the British Open Golf Championship, which is being held at the nearby Royal St. George’s course at Sandwich, Kent, from July 17 to 20. The airport is located just seven miles from the course, with the next nearest facilities being Lydd (38 miles) or Biggin Hill (71 miles).

January 31, 2008 - 5:44am

London Manston Airport is preparing to receive a barrage of corporate aircraft, bringing players and spectators to the British Open Golf Championship, which is being held at the nearby Royal St. George’s course at Sandwich, Kent, from July 17 to 20. The airport is located just seven miles from the course, with the next nearest facilities being Lydd (38 miles) or Biggin Hill (71 miles).

November 29, 2006 - 10:13am

FAL Aviation UK is here at EBACE to promote its recently opened executive facility at the former Lydd Airport on the southeast coast of England. Both the private airport–which has rebranded itself London Ashford Airport–and the business aircraft operation are subsidiaries of Saudi Arabian-based FAL Holdings (Riyadh). Being outside the London TMA, the airport avoids air traffic control delays at airports closer to the city.

October 4, 2006 - 8:05am

The UK’s Lydd Airport is trying to attract business aircraft with a new executive facility operated by FAL Aviation. The airport, 60 miles southeast of London, has also added an ILS, resurfaced its 4,937-foot runway and installed new runway lights. Standard opening hours at Lydd, which is rebranding itself as London Ashford Airport, are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., but movements are permitted outside these times by prior permission.

September 29, 2006 - 11:44am

Despite its location 60 miles southeast of the British capital, Lydd Airport is trying to attract business aircraft with a new name–London Ashford Airport–and a new executive facility operated by FAL Aviation. The airport recently installed an ILS and resurfaced its 4,937-foot runway.

 
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