Airport News for November 2014

Written by Kate Goldstone - 26.11.14

The airport world is rarely dull. There’s always plenty of exciting news about airport security, development, redevelopment and destinations, often peppered with controversy. Here’s a bunch of the best and most interesting airport news stories for late November 2014. The latest news about British airports Car thief in Humberside airport fence […] Continue Reading…

Heroic UK Airfields of WW2

Written by Kate Goldstone - 19.11.14

Take a look at the history and origins of British airports, major and minor, and it’s remarkable how many of them started life before or during World War Two. The First World War, of course, was the first war in which aeroplanes played a fledgling fighting part, but the second war […] Continue Reading…

Make the Most of London City Airport

Written by Kate Goldstone - 12.11.14

What do you know about London City Airport? The chances are unless you use it, you don’t know much about it. London City is perhaps the capital’s least-familiar airport, nowhere near as well known as the big four, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Heathrow. In fact it’s the only airport actually […] Continue Reading…

You’ll find Manchester Airport at Ringway, Manchester. Last year it was Britain’s third busiest airport as far as passenger numbers are concerned, and the 21st busiest in Europe – in 2013 almost 21 million passengers passed through its gates. It’s also the biggest regional airport in the UK with more […] Continue Reading…

About Stansted Airport: Parking, Hotels & More

Written by Kate Goldstone - 29.10.14

Stansted Airport lies near Stansted Mountfitchet in Uttlesford, Essex, just 30 miles north east of central London. Open 24/7/365, Stansted is one of London’s big five. It offers more than 150 destinations in 30 countries across the world, some of the most popular of which include the international destinations Malaga, […] Continue Reading…

About Luton Airport – Famous For a TV Ad

Written by Kate Goldstone - 23.10.14

Do you remember the infamous Luton Airport TV ads for Campari? If you were around in the mid to late 1970s, you won’t be able to hear the phrase ‘Luton airport’ without hearing British model Lorraine Chase’s voice, a proper blast from the past. Chase starred in a series of funny […] Continue Reading…

Latest Ebola News – UK Airports

Written by Kate Goldstone - 15.10.14

The Ebola crisis has been a slow burn until recently. The epidemic has been slowly and surely spreading, crossing borders and entering new continents, and it’s only recently that the world’s governments have started sitting up and taking notice, treating the epidemic very seriously indeed. Ebola […] Continue Reading…

Which Countries are Safe for LGBT Travel?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 09.10.14

Morocco is usually a pretty tolerant country. But all the same, a 70 year old British gay man was arrested and jailed there… although not for long. Ray Cole, who came out a few years ago, was sentenced to four months, sleeping on a concrete floor in a Moroccan jail […] Continue Reading…

Airport Car Park Safety and Security Tips

Written by Kate Goldstone - 01.10.14

In August this year the Birmingham Mail newspaper ran a story about luxury cars being stolen from a Birmingham airport car park. Worst of all, the car park owners’ insurance policy didn’t cover the theft, and the firm had to recompense punters from its own coffers for offering a less-than-secure valet […] Continue Reading…

Airport News: Expansion, Cheap Flights, Punctuality…

Written by Kate Goldstone - 24.09.14

Barely a day goes by without news about airports, airport hotels and airport parking coming to the fore. September 2014 is no different, with expansion plans at Gatwick and Heathrow given a high profile, excellent low cost seat offers from Ryanair at Luton airport, worrying flight punctuality issues, a political in-flight broadband rebellion […] Continue Reading…