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Donegal ranked as world’s most stunning runway in 2018 Scenic Airport Poll

Private jet booking platform, PrivateFly, has revealed the results of its Scenic Airport Poll 2018, with Ireland’s Donegal Airport being ranked as the world’s most beautiful landing spot. The annual survey, which was conducted in February 2018, asked 8,500 travellers to name their top landing location. Other airports listed in the top ten include Barra in Scotland, Nice in France and Queenstown in New Zealand.

12th April 2018



Bent Wing Flight Services to open new terminal at Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

A look at the design for the new terminal at Florida's Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, which will open in June 2018 and takes its inspiration from the F4U Corsair airplane, which is known for its inverted gull wings and has the moniker ‘the Bent Wing Bird’.

26th March 2018



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Harrods Aviation makes major GSE investment

Harrods Aviation, the FBO chain based in London, UK, with premises at Luton and Stansted airports, has invested more than £500,000 (US$620,000) in new ground support equipment (GSE). The company says this is necessary to support growing numbers of customer traffic, and also a rise in large traffic movements.

Among the equipment purchased is a TLD TMX550 tractor tug, which can push back or tow a Boeing B747-800 and an Airbus A380. Harrods Aviation has also bought two new sets of JBT self-propelled passenger steps, which can serve aircraft with doors up to 5.8m high. A Charlotte EBT electric tractor, which has a towing capacity of 20 tons, will also be used, with a Hitzinger D-Power 180 GPU ground power supply and various new hydro system tow bars completing the line-up.

Kerry Besgrove, operations director, Harrods Aviation, said, “This ongoing investment is needed to maintain and increase customer satisfaction by making sure that we have the best, most up-to-date equipment for servicing our customers’ aircraft. The increase in large cabin movements that we have seen reflects the fact that we keep our customers happy through efficient and seamless customer service.

“Having new equipment aides our staff in making sure aircraft depart on time with minimum delays for customers. We have also invested in intensive training for staff using the new equipment to provide the optimum customer experience.”

March 31, 2017

Written by Chris Anderson


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