Holiday-makers enjoy a taste of home at Bournemouth Airport

Passengers using Bournemouth Airport can now enjoy a taste of home before flying off on their summer holidays. TRG Concessions has given its traditional Navigator pub a major make-over and also launched a new Costa store. The Navigator is a traditional British pub which draws on the customs of travel, exploration and local heritage. Classically stylish with a worldly influence, … Read More

Explosive life of brave bomb disposal hero

The amazing life and career of the ‘real life Hurt Locker star’ – bomb disposal hero Major Chris Hunter – was told to 100 businesspeople from across the region at the AFC Business Director’s Lunch. He was keynote speaker at the event held at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium by AFC Business, commercial arm of the Premier League club, and hosted … Read More

Extra Ryanair flights hailed as “fantastic news” by airport

Bournemouth Airport is flying high after landing a raft of extra flights from Ryanair Europe’s number one airline has released extra flights for the October half term to destinations including Faro, Girona, Malaga, Palma and Paphos. Additional flights for the Christmas period include Malaga and Krakow while an extra weekly flight to Las Palmas will take off from Saturday November … Read More

Up to 1,900 jobs to be created at ‘world class’ business park

Plans have been unveiled to create up to 1,900 jobs by extending Bournemouth Airport’s business park. Rigby Real Estate has submitted three planning applications for land at the Aviation Business Park across the airport’s northern sector. If approved, the plans will deliver more than a million square feet of new commercial floor space over approximately 75 acres of land. As … Read More

Ryanair’s first flights to Dublin and Prague take off from Bournemouth

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, has celebrated its first flights from Bournemouth to Dublin and Prague. Ryanair’s Bournemouth summer schedule includes 13 routes in total, with three new routes to Dublin, Prague and Paphos. The Dublin service is four times a week while Bournemouth to Prague is twice-weekly. To mark the start of the new Bournemouth routes and the official … Read More

Presents galore as Bournemouth Airport backs Christmas appeal

Generous businesses and passengers at Bournemouth Airport have donated more than a thousand presents – including 800 soft toy bears – to a Christmas appeal. Five hundred bears, alone, came from TUI Airways with World Duty Free providing a further 300 after cash donations by passengers. Bournemouth Airport employees, as well as staff and pupils at nearby Parkfield School, also … Read More

Loganair launches new routes to Channel Islands from Bournemouth Airport

Two new seasonal routes from Bournemouth Airport to the Channel Islands have been unveiled for 2019. Flights to Jersey and Guernsey are scheduled from April to October by Scottish airline Loganair – the carrier’s first operations from the regional airport on the South Coast. Jersey and Guernsey will be served by Loganair’s 37-seat Embraer 135 jet, with the Jersey flight … Read More

Bournemouth Airport takes off with global business jet company

In a major landmark announcement Regional & City Airports (RCA) has unveiled a deal that will create further employment at Bournemouth Airport following Gama Aviation’s decision to relocate its UK King Air and private jet maintenance capability to the expanding facility. The news, which comes just seven months after the airports management division of Rigby Group plc acquired Bournemouth Airport … Read More