Proposals to redevelop the airport have hit a snag after the government sought more time to evaluate the plans. Plans to build a new terminal were approved by Leeds City Council in February.
Leaders of gateways in all parts of the north of England have written to Boris Johnson urging him to recognise the importance of aviation to his “levelling-up Britain” ambitions.
Vincent Hodder, most recently chief executive of IAG-owned low-cost brand, Level, will take over the position on February 1st. Current chief, Hywel Rees, will leave his role after a transition period.
From July 4th, KLM will recommence a daily service between Leeds Bradford and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to assist with essential travel and repatriation.
The plans, first announced in January this year, replace a previously consented scheme with a more efficient and sustainable development, enabling the airport to reach its target of becoming carbon net zero by 2023 for airport operations.
Leeds Bradford Airport has announced the appointment of Joanna Wild as chief commercial officer. Wild is highly experienced in the airport and retail sectors, delivering profit growth, commercial success and customer excellence.
Leeds Bradford Airport has announced the appointment of Hywel Rees to the role of chief executive. Rees is an experienced executive in the airports and infrastructure sectors, with airport operating experience at leadership team level.