March 30, 2015
London Oxford Airport reports business aviation movements on the up
London Oxford Airport reports a steady increase in Business Aviation activity over the last twelve months. For the period February 2014 to February 2015 the airport reports a growth of 7.5 % year on year in commercial business aviation flights (those flown by AOC operators). In particular it notes a peak growth for the period September 2014 to February 2015, with monthly movements peaking at an average of 20% over the six-month period with September showing an overall growth of 28%. The increase in activity has been generated by more flights originating from the USA, Canada and CIS countries, with aircraft arriving regularly from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. These expanding markets serve to complement London Oxford’s established Western European activity and the trend is expected to continue in line with the anticipated rise in the growth of the business economy. London Oxford Airport has seen growth over the last year in the type of aircrafts with Cessna Citation up to Bombardier Global Express, amongst others taking advantage of the airports opening hours, customs and immigration service, and competitive pricing. The overall increase has been driven by visitor aircraft choosing London Oxford Airport owing to its convenient location, and easy access to west London.