Airline News

Gatwick Airport reports increase in profit for early 2017

Gatwick Airport reports increase in profit for early 2017

Gatwick Airport today reported revenue of £470 million for the six months to the end of September, an increase of 5.5 per cent. Combined with carefully controlled cost management, this resulted in EBITDA up 9.9 per cent to £290 million and a profit before tax of £140 million, the airport said.

Monarch airport slots to go under the hammer

Monarch airport slots to go under the hammer

KPMG has won the right to sell airport take-off and landing slots from the defunct Monarch airline after a high court decision. The organisation was appointed administrator by the carrier after it ceased trading earlier this month.

Air Harrods celebrates milestone anniversary at Stansted Airport

Air Harrods celebrates milestone anniversary at Stansted Airport

Air Harrods is celebrating its 20th year of operation at London Stansted Airport this November. Air Harrods was founded when the former owner of the famous Harrods Knightsbridge store expanded his personal helicopter fleet and decided to offer luxury helicopter services to the open market for charter.

VIP lounge unveiled at Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito

VIP lounge unveiled at Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito

Mariscal Sucre Airport in Quito has expanded its international VIP lounge. Visited by more than 12,000 passengers per month, the new facility was designed with the objective of creating an elegant and friendly environment inspired by travellers’ needs.

Qatar Airways boosts European frequencies

Qatar Airways boosts European frequencies

Qatar Airways has announced that it will increase daily frequencies to the Scandinavian capitals of Stockholm and Oslo, alongside the Italian cities of Milan and Rome.