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London Biggin Hill Airport upgrades Rescue and Fire Fighting Services to Category 6

London – 1 May 2018: London Biggin Hill Airport is announcing a significant upgrade to its Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (RFFS) to Category 6, implemented today.

The move involves the introduction of a third Airport Rescue and Firefighting Service Watch at the airport which takes its RFFS status from Category 3 to 6. Previously, customers had to pre-book and pay for the service; now, it will be available as part of the normal airport service at no additional charge and on immediate demand.

Andy Patsalides, marketing manager, London Biggin Hill Airport, says: “This latest development is testament to our investment in and dedication to safety and service, particularly as movements in large cabin private jets at the airport continue to grow.

“Over the past 12 months, we’ve seen a significant acceleration of long-range and ultra-long-range jet movements, as customers from further afield choose London Biggin Hill as the fast-track route into London, thanks to our extended operating hours. As the airport expands we will continue to grow our capabilities to ensure we maintain our class-leading standards across the board.”


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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.