Posts Tagged ‘ Newcastle Airport ’

Awards to airports for customer experience

Mar 12th, 2019 | By
image of terminal building at Newcastle Airport

Four British airports as well as Dublin Airport appeared in the awards lists handed out by Airport Council international, (ACI) the trade association of the world’s airports, last week.

The most punctual airport in the world

Jan 6th, 2017 | By
outside of Bimingham Airport

Step forward Birmingham then which has been named the most punctual airport in the world by OAG, a company that possesses the largest network of air travel data in the world.

Best and worst UK airports

Jul 28th, 2016 | By
image of terminal building at Newcastle Airport

Newcastle was judged to be the overall winner achieving high levels of passenger satisfaction across all categories, followed closely by Edinburgh, then Liverpool, Cardiff and Glasgow respectively.

Saturday snippets: 28th May 2016

May 28th, 2016 | By

Airport delays, strikes in France, Belgium and Greece, restrictions on island destinations in Thailand all tend to deflate Adrian this coming bank holiday.

Is the end of APD in sight?

Apr 1st, 2016 | By

After all the hand-wringing by airlines and the travel industry about how detrimental APD is, the government has probably brought about the taxes own demise – just by devolving responsibility.

Fancy Buying an Airport?

Apr 19th, 2011 | By

Roll up, roll up, I‘ve got Easter bargains galore. You want an airport? I’ve got just the one for you. Big ones, little ones. Ones at home or in the sunshine. Let’s do a deal while prices are low.

Airport Copycats

Jul 2nd, 2010 | By

UPDATE: 13th July.
“The Scotsman” newspaper says that the MD of Edinburgh Airport, Gordon Dewar, has said that the £1 charge for drop off/pick-up may not be enough to change people’s habits. He expects that the number of cars using the drop-off area will fall from 1.6 million to 1 million. If it doesn’t will BAA raise the price? The petition launched by Gavin Brown MSP has so far collected only about 1,200 signatures. If you wish to support the petition you will find it at

Like the proverbial London bus – you wait for ages and then two come along- two airports have announced identical prices for identical services. Belfast International and Edinburgh airports have both said that we’ll have to pay a pound to drop off or collect passengers at their airports.
What else is this but another case of the systematic mugging of the airline passenger?