Couple celebrate 50th anniversary with prize holiday from Bournemouth Airport

  A lucky Dorset couple celebrated their golden wedding with a Channel Island golfing holiday thanks to a competition highlighting a new air route from Bournemouth Airport. Alan and Kath Smith from West Moors near Bournemouth took to the skies on the inaugural Loganair flight to Guernsey after their daughter Carly Thompson won the contest []

Ryanair’s first flights to Dublin and Prague take off from Bournemouth

  Bournemouth Airport has celebrated its first flights with Ryanair to Dublin and Prague. Ryanair’s Bournemouth summer schedule includes 13 routes in total, with three new routes to Dublin, Prague and Paphos. The Dublin service is four times a week while Bournemouth to Prague is twice-weekly. To mark the start of the new Bournemouth routes []

Loganair launches new routes to Channel Islands from Bournemouth Airport

Flights to Jersey and Guernsey are scheduled from April to October

Two new seasonal routes from Bournemouth Airport to the Channel Islands have been unveiled for 2019. Flights to Jersey and Guernsey are scheduled from April to October by Scottish airline Loganair – the carrier’s first operations from the regional airport on the South Coast. Jersey and Guernsey will be served by Loganair’s 37-seat Embraer 135 []

Lift-off for Bournemouth Airport with new Managing Director

Bournemouth Airport has appointed Stephen Gill as new Managing Director

  Bournemouth Airport, owned and operated by Regional & City Airports (RCA), has appointed Stephen Gill as new Managing Director. Previously Peel Airport’s Chief Executive Officer for Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport, he was appointed following a rigorous selection process. Mr Gill, who commenced his role on Thursday, 11th October, is responsible []

Ryanair launches new route to Dublin

Commencing April 2019

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (11 Oct) announced a new route from Bournemouth to Dublin, with a four weekly service commencing in April 2019, which will be a part of Ryanair’s Summer 19 schedule. British consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements including: Reduced checked-in bag []

Ryanair launches twice weekly flights to Prague

15 New Routes, 2 New Based Aircraft ($200m Investment), 2.1m Customers, 23% Growth  Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (26 Sept) launched its biggest ever Prague Summer schedule (2019) where it will base an additional two new aircraft, and add 15 new routes (connecting 9 countries) to/from Amman, Bari, Billund, Bournemouth, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Marrakesh, Marseille, Paris, []

Bournemouth Airport Takes Off With Global Business Jet Company

Gama Aviation relocating to Bournemouth Airport

In a major landmark announcement Regional & City Airports (RCA), has unveiled a deal that will create further employment at Bournemouth Airport following Gama Aviation’s decision to relocate its UK King Air and private jet maintenance capability to the expanding facility. The news, which comes just seven months after the airports management division of Rigby []

Bournemouth Airport leads the way in airport accessibility

Bournemouth Airport classified as 'good'

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published its annual report on the accessibility services provided by the top 30 UK airports, with Bournemouth Airport leading the way. The report highlights that there are more than three million requests for assistance at UK airports annually – a rise of almost 80 per cent since []

STATEMENT: BoMo Parking Services

Earlier this morning a representative, purportedly from BoMo Parking Services, an independent business which provided off-site parking and is not related to the airport, deposited a holdall at the airport information desk and left immediately. The bag contained a large number of keys. Our staff are proactively assisting affected passengers by ferrying them from the []

Paul Knight to retire as Managing Director of Bournemouth Airport

Mr Knight will retire in September 2018

  Regional & City Airports (RCA), the airports management division of Rigby Group plc, has announced that Paul Knight will retire as Managing Director of Bournemouth Airport in September 2018. Mr Knight, 61, who joined the airport in 1981 as a firefighter, was appointed Managing Director in 2012. In a wide-ranging career he held a []