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Easyjet signs Seven Year Deal with Gatwick

Air travellers in the south-east will be pleased to learn that low cost flyer Easyjet has agreed a new seven contract with Gatwick starting next month. Easyjet and other low cost flyers have undoubtedly helped to lower the price of … Continue reading

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Flypark Customers Travelling to Gatwick Need To Be Aware of Delays

Overnight repairs to the M20 and M26 will result in carriage closures and whilst disruption should be minimal customers still need to be prepared of potential delays. The work on the M20 is between junctions 2 and 4 and 2a … Continue reading

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More Choice for Parking at Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Ltd initially had their application to operate as an off car park by Leeds Bradford City Council turned down in 2011 but were successful on appeal. They are now looking to increase parking spaces by a third to … Continue reading

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UK Airport Policy is a Political Farce

Heathrow has admitted that by 2016 Dubai will overtake it as the busiest International hub. In the mean time the Coalition government continues to dither about changing its mind about adding a third runway. By the time they have had … Continue reading

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Body Scanners Given Green Light

The European Commission has given the go ahead for whole body scanners to be used on a permanent basis. A trial at Manchester Airport began in November 2011, relies on high energy x-rays that show up objects that have been … Continue reading

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Baggage Handlers at Stansted to Strike

Flypark wishes to warn its customers of potential delays at Stansted airport from this coming Wednesday following the decision of baggage handlers to take strike action. Further strikes are planned on Saturday 26th May from 5.30 am until 5.30am Monday … Continue reading

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Norwich Airport Defends Departure Tax

Norwich airport is defending its decision to raise airport departure tax from £5 to £10, the fee was first introduced in 2007 and has generated £14 million in revenue which has been ploughed back into developing the airport, these developments … Continue reading

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Beware of Airport Parking Rogues

The BBC watch dog following several serious complaints from customers about Secure Park Heathrow Ltd went undercover and their findings will make people who have booked with this company shudder and no doubt look to cancel. The complaints that prompted … Continue reading

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Major Road works Could Delay Passengers Flying from Luton Airport

Flypark customers who are flying out of Luton Airport need to be advised that due to major road works on the M1 southbound the slip road at junction 11 will be closed from 10 pm to 5 pm on the … Continue reading

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Thames Estuary Airport Branded “Daft”

London Mayor Boris Johnson’s vision of a Thames Estuary airport has been branded daft by Council leader Rodney Chambers. Medway council who have long campaigned against architect Lord Foster’s grand plan said the plan was the daftest in a long … Continue reading

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