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Bombardier Doubles Capacity at London Biggin Hill Service Centre with Addition of New Hangar

November 14, 2017 – Montréal Bombardier Inc.,  Business Aircraft,  Press Release Additional hangar will be operational by end of 2017 and dedicated to heavy maintenance events More than 70 trained technicians and three project managers recently added to the facility... Read more...

London Biggin Hill Airport encourages local youth to soar during Aim High Scholarship week

London – 30th October: London Biggin Hill Airport and aviation charity fly2help welcomed ten young aviation enthusiasts to its annual Aim High Scholarship programme during the half term break. Aim High is a week-long educational programme packed with activities... Read more...

Aviation Minister praises London Biggin Hill Airport’s ambitious infrastructure plans

London – 24th October: During an official visit to London Biggin Hill Airport last Thursday, the UK’s Aviation Minister Lord Callanan commended the sound job creation and infrastructure development plans to be implemented at the airport over the next... Read more...

FLYING SCHOLAR BEN AKHTAR KITTED OUT COURTESY OF ADAMS AVIATION

**Closing date for 2018 scholarships extended to 17th November**  Ben Akhtar, the 18-year old winner of the Biggin Hill Airport Flying Scholarship award for 2017 was invited recently to the Adams Aviation Supply Co showroom in New Addington to... Read more...

140,000 sq. ft Biggin Hill Airport development set for completion by Christmas

NBAA Convention, Las Vegas – 11th October: London Biggin Hill Airport is announcing this week that work on its 60,000 sq. ft hangar, 10,000 sq. ft office block and 70,000 sq. ft additional ramp space is on track for... Read more...

New plans for small boutique hotel at London Biggin Hill Airport

London – 9th October: London Biggin Hill Airport is announcing today that new plans for its boutique hotel have been released, and will be available to view at a public exhibition from 3-8pm on Tuesday 10th October at the... Read more...

London Biggin Hill Airport welcomes new aerospace students

London – 9 October: London Biggin Hill Airport hosted students from London South East Colleges’ first Aerospace and Engineering courses, which launched last week. As part of ongoing efforts to encourage more young people to pursue careers in the... Read more...

AIRPORT-SPONSORED FLYING SCHOLAR BEN AKHTAR COMMENCES TRAINING

Flying training began last week with the EFG school for 18-year old Ben Akhtar, winner of the Biggin Hill Airport award within the Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship scheme. Ben was selected as the 2017 Biggin Hill Airport flying... Read more...

LONDON BIGGIN HILL AIRPORT SEES RECORD ATTENDANCE AT ACE’17

London – 13 September 2017: Attendance hit a record high at Air Charter Expo (ACE’17), hosted at London Biggin Hill Airport yesterday, with over 800 industry professionals enjoying a varied programme of meetings, presentations and talks from more than... Read more...

London Biggin Hill Airport’s heli shuttle service adds to its fleet

London, 5th September 2017 – Biggin Hill Airport’s London Heli Shuttle service, operated by Castle Air, is announcing it has grown its fleet to six AugustaWestland AW109 Grands. Since its launch in December 2015, the London Heli Shuttle service has... Read more...