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Article from BTNews 22 MAY 2017

Southend lures private jets

With EBACE starting today in Geneva until 24 May (Alison Chambers is at the show for BTN) and RAF Northolt threatened with closure (See BTN 6 March), Southend Airport is making a determined effort to attract more business jet passengers.

The airport, owned and operated by Stobart Group Plc, points out it is much the same distance by road to the City as Stansted or Luton, and for those who prefer rail travel into town there are up to six trains an hour taking 46min to Stratford with its multitude of connections. The station has direct access from the executive handling area rather than being on the other side of the runway.

Southend says it is negotiating with Vanguard Heliport on the Isle of Dogs for access and plans to offer a service to this landing place sited on the Thames in conjunction with Apollo Air Services. The heliport is just over one mile from the Canary Wharf complex and onwards to the A13 for East London.

The airport points out it is H24 with normally no movement/access problems and with its own 4-star Holiday Inn hotel, sited halfway between the main passenger and private jet terminal. The rooftop restaurant offers one of the most spectacular views from any airport hotel in the world.

www.southendairport.com

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