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Oriens Maintenance Services opens its doors at London Biggin Hill

London – 19 February 2018: Business is continuing apace for London Biggin Hill’s MRO operators, with the launch of Oriens Maintenance Services at the airport. The new facility, an authorised Pilatus centre, was inaugurated on February 15th and is... Read more...

New aviation college takes off at London Biggin Hill

London – 8 February 2018: Plans for a pioneering £12m Aerospace and Technology College at Biggin Hill Airport, in partnership with London South East colleges, are set to become a reality with the Greater London Authority (GLA) providing major... Read more...

London Biggin Hill serves up third ACE event in a row

London – 22 January 2018: London Biggin Hill is further cementing itself as the go-to hub for the charter industry by welcoming Air Charter Expo 2018 (ACE ’18) for the 3rd time. Taking place on 11 September at the... Read more...

Interflight’s maintenance capabilities soar at London Biggin Hill Airport

London – 18th January 2018: London Biggin Hill is gearing up for another landmark year in 2018 as it announces resident business Interflight is expanding its maintenance capabilities. Biggin-based Interflight has increased its maintenance approvals capability with the addition... Read more...

London Biggin Hill sets out ambitions for 2018 and beyond

London – 8th January 2018: London Biggin Hill is announcing the creation of 2,300 new jobs at the airport within the next twenty years as part of its LoCATE strategy. LoCATE (London Centre for Aviation, Technology and Enterprise) is... Read more...

23% growth in departures signals a successful 2017 for London Biggin Hill Airport

London – 18th December 2017: The WingX Advance Q4 report revealed London Biggin Hill Airport as one of the fastest-growing business aviation airports in Europe, with a 23% year-on-year increase in departures for November, resulting in a remarkable 16%... Read more...

2018 Festival of Flight set for 18th and 19th August at London Biggin Hill Airport

London – 4 December 2017: London Biggin Hill’s Festival of Flight is set to take place at the airport on the 18th and 19th of August 2018. The 2018 festival will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Royal... Read more...

Servicing at Bombardier’s second London Biggin Hill hangar takes off

London – 1 December 2017:  Servicing at Bombardier Business Aircraft’s new hangar at London Biggin Hill Airport officially begins today on a Global 6000. The new hangar and the addition of more than 70 technicians has doubled Bombardier’s capacity... Read more...

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...