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 []

TUI UK launches Summer 2019 programme from Bournemouth Airport

Fly to Kefalonia, Heraklion and Antalya

  TUI UK’s first programme launch after last year’s re-brand reveals ambitious growth plans with three new routes for summer 2019 from Bournemouth Airport. The enduring popularity of Greece and the resurgence of Turkey are reflected in the new programme. Flights and holidays to Kefalonia, Heraklion and Antalya have all been added to the programme []

Ryanair launches Paphos for Winter 2018


Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (6 Mar) launched new routes from Bournemouth and Liverpool to Paphos, which will operate twice weekly from the end of October, as part of its Winter 2018 schedule, and go on sale today from the website. British consumers and visitors can book their holidays as far out as March []

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Save time and money says SAGA Holidays report

Holidaymakers Can Save Time and Money Flying from Regional Airports Whether holidaymakers are looking to unwind in the sun, go off piste or explore new cities; the build-up and thrill of going on holiday can often cost both time and money, especially when travelling to the airport. Using data sourced from the CAA and, []

Bournemouth Airport unveils new exciting 2018 schedule

Get your copy of Bournemouth Connects magazine today

  Bournemouth Airport has unveiled one of its most diverse schedules with publication of the latest edition of its Bournemouth Connects Magazine. With more than 25 destinations of offer this year, the magazine includes full listings of all the airport’s scheduled services, charters and seasonal specials available in 2018. Highlights include a range of new []

Super Break Announces Launch of Exclusive Short Breaks from Bournemouth Airport

New for 2018

New for 2018: Super Break launches new overseas short breaks from Bournemouth Airport European Capital of Culture for 2018 ‘Valletta’ among the new destinations Chartered flights to eight exciting destinations now available from Bournemouth Airport Super Break has today announced the launch of a series of exclusive short breaks from Bournemouth Airport, with flights scheduled []

Rigby Group Airport Management Division Acquires Bournemouth Airport

Press Release

Regional & City Airports (RCA), the airports management division of Rigby Group plc, has completed its fourth regional UK airport acquisition with the purchase of Bournemouth Airport for an undisclosed sum – underlining the group’s ongoing intent to being a significant player in the UK’s vital regional airports market. Adding another operation to a portfolio []

Safe Parking at Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Airport has successfully retained its Park Mark status, following a stringent re-assessment by the Police. “This means that everyone parking their car at the airport can be confident that their car will always be parked in a safe environment and that we have strict measures in place for deterring criminal activity,” explains Paul Knight, []

Airport community fund passes £50,000 milestone

Bournemouth Airport’s Community Fund has now awarded more than £50,000 to help support local groups. The Fund, which was set up in 2008, is open to community, social, recreational and environmental groups within the Borough of Christchurch and has four main objectives: • To bring the community closer together through facilities for sport, recreation and []