National Air Traffic Services Going Digital

April 22nd, 2018
National Air Traffic Services going digital

Heathrow and Gatwick are likely to suffer from delays with (NATS) National Air Traffic Services going digital from the current paper strips system that relies on pen and paper to a new digital system called EXCDS at their London Terminal Control Centre. Air Traffic Controllers in National Air Traffic Services Terminal Control centre in Hampshire currently use […]

Heathrow to auction Terminal 1 contents

April 21st, 2018

Heathrow Airport owners are giving members of the public, plane spotters etc a chance to own a part of Terminal 1 with the Heathrow auction starting today at 11am. The auction conducted by CA Global Partners starts today 21 April at 11am BST at the Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 Hotel, Bath Rd, London UB7 0EQ United Kingdom. […]

Stansted Airport Cancels Flights

March 31st, 2018

Stansted Airport cancelled all flights yesterday after a bus caught fire outside the terminal. The fire was caused by an engine electrical fault on the bus, according to an airport spokesman. No injuries had been reported and the fire that started around 4:20pm was extinguished by 5pm. A passenger arriving at Stansted posted this tweet. […]

Ryanair to close Glasgow base

March 4th, 2018

Ryanair is to close 15 winter routes operated from Glasgow International airport. Five of these routes will be transferred to Edinburgh. In its winter 2018 schedule, Ryanair will continue flying from Glasgow to Dublin, Wroclaw and Krakow. After this it will close its base at Glasgow airport and move the one aircraft elsewhere. Prestwick will […]

How to find the perfect house and pet sitter

February 19th, 2018

Going on holiday can be a complicated and time consuming business. Especially nowadays with the amount of choice we have online. You can research and compare flights, hotels, car hire, airport parking and even pet sitters or just house sitters. For those people who don’t want to use a kennel or cattery, you would need […]

London City Airport closed due to unexploded bomb

February 12th, 2018

London City Airport will be closed all day today after the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb was found nearby in the Thames. The bomb was discovered at George V docks on Sunday during planned works and the airport was closed at 22:00. Metropolitan police and the navy are working to remove the […]

Parking Cowboys to be stopped by law

January 31st, 2018

The UK government has said it will support a change in legislation to raise standards among parking companies and to prevent motorists from unreasonably large charges. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government say that motorists are complaining about a range of issues with private parking companies, such as… Poor signage Intimidating payment letters […]

Carlisle Airport Passenger Flights

January 23rd, 2018

Visiting the Lake District has just become a lot easier thanks to the decision by Carlisle Airport to start passenger flights from London, Belfast and Dublin. The Stobart Group who run Carlisle Airport have been granted a £5 million stimulus to upgrade its terminal and runway. The money has come from Cumbria’s Local Enterprise Partnership […]

Drone travel to Heathrow Airport

January 20th, 2018

We’ve written a lot about driverless cars and how they might change the way we travel and commute. Now we consider another revolutionary form of travel and that is passenger drones. A British entrepreneur, Martin Warner, is developing a battery powered autonomous passenger drone (APD), that will be tested with people on board before the […]

English councils make money from parking charges

December 8th, 2017

According to a study from the RAC Foundation, English councils have seen an increase of 10 percent in the revenue they gain from car parking charges bringing the total to approximately £819 million. This represents a 10% increase from last year and 40% increase from the income between 2012-13 when £594 profit was generated from […]