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5th August 2015

Park First London Gatwick Sells Out In Two Days

The first release of Park First car parking investment at London Gatwick Airport has been met with a phenomenal response as spaces sold out in just TWO days. Five hundred (500) car parking spaces were released for sale to investment customers by Park First on Saturday 1st August 2015. Spaces were predicted to sell out over the course of a two-month period, but exceeded all expectations by being snapped up in a matter of just two days. This makes Park First London Gatwick the fastest selling investment product in Group First’s 15-year history of property development. Park First has acquired leading valet meet and greet car parking company Help Me Park, whose staff on the ground […]
20th July 2015

Exclusive Car Park Investment at London Gatwick Airport – Launching 1st August

After the success of the Glasgow airport parking investment, and due to the ongoing increase in demand for airport car parking spaces, Direct Airport Parking Investments Ltd will be launching their new Gatwick airport car park investment opportunity on the 1st of August 2015.
15th July 2015

Busiest June Ever for Glasgow Airport

14.2% increase in monthly passenger numbers Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest June on record after 905,689 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an annual increase of 14.2% and ensuring the airport was able to record its 28th consecutive month of growth. International traffic grew by 15.6%, with Ryanair reporting increased demand on its European routes and Germanwings experiencing a busy month on its Dusseldorf service. Long haul carriers WestJet and American Airlines also reported consistently high loads on their trans-Atlantic services, and Emirates reported strong demand for its double daily service to Dubai. Domestic traffic grew by 12.2% due to significant increases in demand for services to London. British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair […]
15th July 2015

Glasgow Airport Crowned Airport of the Year

Glasgow Airport was officially crowned Scottish Airport of the Year at the 2015 Scottish Transport Awards which were held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow on Thursday 18 June. The airport was recognised for having its busiest year since 2008 in 2014, welcoming more than 7.7 million passengers and securing 20 new routes and services, including a daily service to Halifax, Nova Scotia with Canadian airline WestJet, and a new direct service to Las Vegas with Thomas Cook Airlines. It also completed its £20 million terminal redevelopment programme which included a major refurbishment of the international arrivals area. Delivering excellent service and facilities for its existing and new customers was also a key achievement. In 2014 […]
30th June 2015

Show stopping May performance for Glasgow airport

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest May in seven years after 785,063 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 13.3% on the same period last year. International traffic grew by 17% while domestic traffic increased by 9.1%, ensuring the airport was able to record its 27th consecutive month of growth. Ten new routes got off the ground during the month, including Thomas Cook Airline’s direct weekly service to Las Vegas, Canadian airline WestJet’s first ever UK service to Halifax, and Jet2’s new route to Prague. Travel agent Barrhead Travel also resumed its summer charter flights to Malaga, Venice, Barcelona and Palma. Domestic passenger numbers received a welcome boost during the month with hundreds of rugby fans descending on Belfast to […]
30th June 2015

Flying high

Source: The Economist Why buying airports has taken off IMAGINE owning a shopping centre that your customers are forced to stay in for several hours. Better yet, everyone who visits is relatively rich, and many are in a giddy holiday mood. Now imagine that the number of these special shopping centres is strictly regulated, giving you a near-monopoly. On top of this you get paid a fee per visitor. No wonder buying airports has become something of an investment fad. Though potentially lucrative, airports tie up a lot of capital, which is why governments around the world are selling them. Some are being listed on stockmarkets, others sold to private investors. The Japanese government is selling […]

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