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Date posted: 27-04-2018
London – 27 April 2018: The leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council, Right Honourable Andrea Leadsom MP, recently visited London Biggin Hill Airport for an official tour and to gain exclusive insight into new and upcoming developments.
Hosted by Will Curtis, managing director, London Biggin Hill Airport, Leadsom’s tour of the airport took in the newly expanded Bombardier corporate jet facility as well as the spot chosen for the recently announced on-site London Aerospace and Technology College, a project supported by the London Borough of Bromley. Curtis also shared London Biggin Hill’s ambitious investment and infrastructure development plans which will see 2,300 jobs created at the airport by 2030.
Andy Patsalides, marketing manager at London Biggin Hill Airport, says: “We feel extremely privileged and honoured to host Andrea Leadsom. London Biggin Hill’s plans for development have significantly evolved over the past 12 months, with investment directed towards the future of business aviation and technical education at the airport.
“Our distinguished guest was able to have a sneak preview of all we have planned, and the numerous opportunities brought to the area as we continue to be a gateway for business to London and the South East.”
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About London Biggin Hill Airport
London Biggin Hill Airport is located 12 miles from central London and offers award-winning VIP handling, a choice of FBOs, extensive hangarage, support and maintenance services for all ranges of business jets.
A designated UK Port of Entry, Biggin Hill is free of runway slot constraints. An exclusive six-minute helicopter transfer service to and from the heart of London makes it the fastest transfer of any London airport.
Biggin Hill is the only dedicated business aviation airport within the capital and is already home to over 65 commercial and aviation activities.
There are very few places in the world other than Biggin Hill where aircraft operators and support companies can conduct all aspects of their business operations, management and maintenance at the heart of a global city and with the confidence in their ability to expand and develop over time.