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Flight Operations to London Stansted and Luton

UAS Operations | - 01/14/2020
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Flight Operations to London Stansted and Luton: London remains one of the world’s leading aviation and business hubs, as well as being a popular tourist destination. In today’s blog, we’ll explore London’s Stansted and Luton airports, as well as an important upcoming aviation event for budding entrepreneurs.

Operational information UK flights

  • No overflight or landing permits are required for private flights, although this is not applicable for aircraft dispatched using special ferry permit/permit to fly/temporary airworthiness certificate/carry dangerous goods or HAZMAT
  • Landing permits are required for non-scheduled flights
  • Non-scheduled flights generally do not require UK overflight permits

 

Airline Start-Up Business Plan Development and Operation

Airline Start-Up Business Plan Development and Operation is a training seminar organized by Aeropodium. Designed for those developing start-up business plans, it will place at Savoy Hill in London this January 28. A host of industry experts will discuss the crucial aspects of a successful business plan, insurance, and restructuring, as well as explore what commonly goes wrong with aviation start-ups.

For more information on this event, click here.

London Stansted Airport

  • IATA: STN
  • ICAO: EGSS
  • Coordinates: N 51° 53.1′ E 00° 14.1′ Mag Var: 3.3°W
  • Elevation: 348′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT uses DST
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • There are generally no airport operating restrictions although night operations require advanced planning to ensure the sufficient manpower/resources/Fire CAT upgrades as applicable are in place

FBOs and Catering

  • Several dedicated FBOs offer excellent services for non-scheduled operators that can also handle wide-body aircraft, cargo operations, and military operations
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors

Accommodation

  • Excellent crew hotel options in nearby Cambridge city (approximately 30 minutes’ drive)
  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – enough for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering crew bookings in Cambridge or London city

Luton Airport

  • IATA: LTN
  • ICAO: EGGW
  • Coordinates: N 51° 52.5′ W 00° 22.1′ Mag Var: 3.6°W
  • Elevation: 526′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT uses DST
  • Airport slots are mandatory for inbound and outbound aircraft operations
  • Overnight and long-term parking is often problematic due to apron congestion

FBOs and Catering

  • Several dedicated FBOs with excellent facilities for general aviation and business aviation profiles
  • Excellent catering options available, including Halal certified vendors

Accommodation

  • Airport area hotels are 3 or 4-star only – enough for short stays but for extended visits, it is worth considering booking in London city

Transport

  • Luton Airport is located approximately 32 miles from Central London
  • Taxis and rental cars are widely available
  • Bus services to central London run continuously and take approximately 50 minutes
  • The National Express runs frequent coach services between Luton and London 24/7 with four departures an hour during the day
  • There are two routes which both pick up at the major rail and Underground stations

For support with your flight operations to London, contact UAS

UAS can arrange a dedicated UAS Supervisor upon request to handle client operations at both airports.

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