Posts Tagged ‘ Air Southwest ’

Plymouth Airport Closes

Apr 30th, 2011 | By

It is unusual for an airport to close. Expansion wishes by the management yes; controversy over greenhouse emissions yes; noise pollution, yes; angry nearby residents, yes. These are the sort of stories that tend to occur. But most stories are about the withdrawal by an airline from an airport. Even Sheffield Airport which had been under threat has been given an investment boost.

Airline Punctuality

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By

There are lots of websites that will give snapshots of what happens based on a few thousand examples. When it comes to assessing how punctual airlines were last year we have the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures as analysed by In this instance we are talking of thousands if not tens of thousands or in the case of BA, nearly a quarter of a million flights.

Oxford: The New International Airport

Jul 8th, 2009 | By

This coming Saturday, Oxford Airport has its first commercial service for 20 years. This coming Saturday an Air Southwest will make the first of two months’ weekly flights to Jersey from the airport. The flight is full as are most of the flights during July.Why?Given the outcry over the expansion of many airports, how has Oxford become, almost without being noticed by the rest of the countries, a commercial airport? And why does it look as though it will be successful? After all Birmingham is
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