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Interflight appoints Paul Cantillon as Commercial Manager

Interflight, the London Biggin Hill-based private jet operator, has appointed Paul Cantillon as Commercial Manager. Paul holds 6 years operational experience in business aviation, including International JetClub Ltd and Optimum Aviation, with management of Bombardier and Gulfstream aircraft. Paul has... Read more...

ICONIC LONDON BIGGIN HILL AIRPORT CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY

It was on 13th February 1917 that the War Office first established a military camp on the site at Biggin Hill in South London that is the origin of the airport. The Biggin Hill Spitfire flight was an opportunity for guests to remember... Read more...

SUCCESS FOR AN AIRPORT MAN WITH A MISSION

For the past 10 years, Jamie Goatman has been a man with a mission – to be a professional pilot. At the age of 28, after a decade of hard slog of studying for professional examinations while raising a... Read more...

BAGPIPES HERALD ‘CALEDONIAN GIRLS’ REVIVAL WITH FUND-RAISING INITIATIVE IN MEMORY OF A FORMER BCAL STAFF MEMBER

The sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport on Monday heralded a revival of the world-famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways (BCAL) in aid of charitable causes. A Piper Archer light aircraft in the colours of... Read more...

AIR CHARTER EXPO RETURNS TO LONDON BIGGIN HILL 12 SEPTEMBER 2017

Air Charter Expo (ACE’17) the private aviation showcase for owners, operators, international charter brokers and their customers returns to London Biggin Hill (LBHA) on Tuesday 12 September 2017. Produced in association with BACA – The Air Charter Association, ACE’17... Read more...

ISLES OF SCILLY SKYBUS NEW LIVERY REVEALED AT LONDON BIGGIN HILL

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company is making a £530,000 investment in upgrading its Skybus fleet of aircraft to include new interiors, enhanced navigation systems and an eye-catching new livery. RAS Completions have been commissioned to repaint the entire... Read more...

A DRONE FOR CHRISTMAS?

Recently, Biggin Hill Airport received its first pilot report of a remote control ‘drone’ sighting. Whilst the drone concerned did not present an immediate threat to safety, it was nevertheless an unwelcome development. Recent press reports have highlighted the... Read more...

AIM HIGH SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDES LIFT-OFF FOR TEN LOCAL YOUNGSTERS

Ten young people from the Biggin Hill and Bromley community have just completed a week-long Aim High scholarship course, an educational programme that promotes the benefits of careers in aviation and helps to give them self-confidence and a belief... Read more...

AIRPORT STAFF RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL ANIMAL RESCUE CENTRE

Foal Farm, the charitable animal rescue centre at Biggin Hill, has benefited from a donation of £1257 this week raised by supportive staff at Biggin Hill Airport. Debra Taylor, Manager at Foal Farm, was joined by Siobhan Curtis, wife... Read more...

PLANS MOVE AHEAD FOR THE LONDON AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE AT BIGGIN HILL AIRPORT

A new world class training facility to be established at London Biggin Hill Airport was announced last week during an international lecture marking the 150th anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society. London Biggin Hill Airport, in conjunction with partners... Read more...