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4th January 2017
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London Flights from Oakland to Increase with Norwegian Air Expansion

Port of Oakland explains the change for flights from Oakland International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport beginning April 18. From the Port of Oakland: Flights from Oakland International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) will jump from three to five times weekly beginning April 18, 2017 on Norwegian. The airline has said that it will serve London-Gatwick from Oakland on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, all aboard brand new 349-passenger Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
21st December 2016
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Bidding to start for £150m Luton Airport rail link

Prequalification of firms will start in February for £150m worth of construction work for the planned light railway system for Luton Airport The 2.2 km long guided mass rapid transit passenger system will run between two purpose-built stations, heading out from Stirling Place, close to Luton Airport Parkway station, to the airport terminal.
20th December 2016
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Gatwick reports record passenger traffic in November

The UK’s Gatwick Airport has welcomed an additional 2.7 million passengers to its annual passenger number, with a record 2.8 million passengers travelling to and from the airport in November this year. The increase in the figures records a 7.3% growth in passenger traffic compared to that in the same month last year. Additionally, long-haul services at the airport increased significantly by 20% last month, which has driven a cargo growth of 12% during the same period.
19th December 2016
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Luton airport adds new ePassport gates

Britain’s Luton Airport has responded to increasing demand by installing five new biometric ePassport gates. The facial recognition-enabled gates bring the total number at Luton to 15. The airport recorded a 13 per cent increase in passengers in November, its 32nd consecutive month of passenger growth, reports Business Traveller. The airport says it is currently the only London airport without an “express-style” rail service offering at least four trains per hour to central London, and has called on the government to change this “through the upcoming East Midlands rail refranchising process”. This would be separate to the £200 million planned rail link between Luton Airport Parkway station and the terminal. Commenting on the news Nick Barton, […]
16th December 2016
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Plans approved for direct Glasgow Airport rail link

Council leaders have formally backed plans to build a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and Glasgow city centre. The £144 million Glasgow Airport Access Project is the flagship project for the £1.13 billion Glasgow City Region City Deal. Plans unveiled last month showed journeys to and from the airport would be transformed as a state-of-the-art system carries passengers on specially designed tram-trains using both the existing railway network and a new light rail spur from Paisley to the airport. Councillor Mark Macmillan, leader of Renfrewshire Council and Glasgow City Region Cabinet lead for enterprise, said: “With the approval of the Glasgow City Region Cabinet we have taken another step towards getting this crucial direct […]
15th December 2016
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Plans approved for direct Glasgow Airport rail link

Council leaders have formally backed plans to build a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and Glasgow city centre. The £144 million Glasgow Airport Access Project is the flagship project for the £1.13 billion Glasgow City Region City Deal. Plans unveiled last month showed journeys to and from the airport would be transformed as a state-of-the-art system carries passengers on specially designed tram-trains using both the existing railway network and a new light rail spur from Paisley to the airport. Councillor Mark Macmillan, leader of Renfrewshire Council and Glasgow City Region Cabinet lead for enterprise, said: “With the approval of the Glasgow City Region Cabinet we have taken another step towards getting this crucial direct […]

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