Category: Southampton Airport

Airport supports Community Orchard

Mansbridge Community Orchard

The Southampton Airport Community Fund has made a donation to the Mansbridge Community Orchard for the purchase of apple harvesting and cider making equipment. The orchard, which is close to the airport, is currently badly overgrown, but with several different varieties of eating and cooking apples in it, is set to become an excellent community…

Brace for the Blizzard…

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Hampshire Police are advising the public to  avoid travelling on the roads tomorrow morning (Friday 18th January 2013) as five to ten centimetres of snow is predicted to fall across Hampshire. The latest advice from the Met Office is that bulk of the snowfall is anticipated between 4am and 1pm, with the potential to seriously…

Prestigious Awards for Airport and Council

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Some essential and well-used facilities at Southampton Airport have been given a platinum award in the 2012 Loo of the Year Awards (LOYA). The platinum rating was one of only three awarded in the airport category.  It recognises the exceptional levels of cleanliness and maintenance achieved by Amey, the company that cleans and maintains all facilities at the…

Flybe announce £38 getaways

  Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline and the biggest operator at Southampton Airport, has put on sale its 2013 Summer schedule that spans next year’s school summer holidays, featuring 33 routes from Southampton offering passengers a total choice of up to 658 flights a week to an extensive range of attractive destinations across the UK…

New routes to boost Southampton Airport

Latest  passenger numbers have continued to remain depressed at Southampton Airport but its Managing Director David Lees has told Eastleigh News the airport is weathering economic headwinds far better than other regional airports and is optimistic that new routes for 2013 will lead to growth. A report to the Joint Airport Consultative Committee which met…

Lord Coe thanks airport for Olympic flame event

Southampton Airport has relived the excitement of playing host to the Olympic Torch, after receiving an official thank you from LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe and Sir Charles Allen CBE Chair Nations and Regions Group. The Olympic Flame travelled to and from the Channel Islands via Southampton Airport on the special livered British Airways Airbus A319…

Southampton Airport first to recycle gum

Southampton Airport has become the first in the world to install chewing gum recycling bins in its passenger terminal, further expanding its recycling facilities and tackling gum littering. Twenty-five of the bins, known as ‘Gumdrops’, have been installed by the airport’s cleaning and maintenance provider Amey at key points throughout the terminal building. The units…