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Heli-Jet Aviation

Heli-Jet Aviation – Visit the website here

Location: Leeds Heliport, Coney Park, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7XS – Phone: 0113 250 0588

Heli-Jet Aviation is a Leeds based Helicopter Charter and Training provider.

Our services are quite diverse ranging from local pleasure flights to nationwide charter, flight training and self fly hire.

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Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport – Visit the website here

Location: Whitehouse Ln, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TU –  Phone: 0871 288 2288

Let us help you on your way

Checking in

Packing your luggage

Assisted Travel

Travelling with children

Going through security

Lost property

Take a departure from the terminal and retreat to one of our relaxing airport lounges

Take time to enjoy your departure when you pick an open-to-all lounge perfect for business or pleasure. Just be careful when unwinding in the stylish lounge settings with stunning runway views, snack bar and super-comfy seating so you don’t end up missing your flight!

What to expect from all our lounges

OPENING HOURS

Our Yorkshire Lounge is open from 04:00 – 20:00 daily

The 1432 Runway Club is open from 04:00 – 20:00 daily

ENTRY

Guests can enter the lounges a maximum of 3 hours before their scheduled flight departure time. With most flights boarding around 30 minutes before their departure time, this means that you should plan to be in the Lounges for a maximum of 2.5 hours.

Pre-booking is recommended to guarantee entry but we also welcome walk-ups, Priority Pass card holders or Dragon Pass cardholders subject to availability. The only way to guarantee your space in the lounge is to make a paid booking in advance.

GROUP BOOKINGS

The Yorkshire Lounge – a maximum of 8 guests including children and/or infants, or a maximum of 6 adults, can book online.

1432 Runway Club – Groups with a maximum of 4 guests, can book online.

If you’d like to enquire about making a lounge reservation for a larger group, please contact lounges@lba.co.uk and the team will be able to confirm availability.

Make yourself comfortable on our spacious seating

Admire the superb runway views

Put hunger in the hold with our complimentary snack buffet and sweet treats

Sip on a hot brew, soft drink, wine, beer or spirit from our open bar

Attentive lounge hosts are on-hand to help you have a wonderful visit

Plug in to charging points for all your devices

Stay connected on our super-fast Wi-Fi

Air Travel

Air Travel

Heli-Jet Aviation – Visit the website here

Location: Leeds Heliport, Coney Park, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7XS – Phone: 0113 250 0588

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Leeds Bradford Airport – Visit the website here

Location: Whitehouse Ln, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TU –  Phone: 0871 288 2288

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The Helicopter Company – Visit the website here

Location: Parkside House, 17 E Parade, Harrogate HG1 5LF – Phone: 01423 817629

Air Travel

Air transport in the United Kingdom is the commercial carriage of passengers, freight and mail by aircraft, both within the United Kingdom (UK) and between the UK and the rest of the world. In the past 25 years the industry has seen continuous growth, and the demand for passenger air travel in particular is forecast to increase from the current level of 236 million passengers to 465 million in 2030. One airport, Heathrow Airport, is amongst the top ten busiest airports in the world. More than half of all passengers travelling by air in the UK currently travel via the six London area airports. Outside London, Manchester Airport is by far the largest and busiest of the remaining airports, acting as a hub for the 20 million or so people who live within a two-hour drive. Regional airports have experienced the most growth in recent years, due to the success of low-cost carrier airlines over the last decade.

n the 2021 Autumn Budget, the Chancellor announced a cut in Air Passenger Duty for domestic flights in the UK. This was welcomed by UK airports as a boost to domestic connectivity, but criticised by environmental groups for sending the wrong message about carbon-intensive flying.

But how many domestic flights do we take in the UK, and where to? This Insight looks at statistics and maps based on data published by the Civil Aviation Authority.

How many people flew?

Three million passengers travelled on scheduled domestic flights in the UK between July and September 2021. The most popular route was between Heathrow and Edinburgh, followed by Heathrow to Glasgow.

The map below shows all routes carrying over 100 passengers over this period, with the most-travelled routes shown in the chart on the left.

The numbers here count passengers in both directions (eg from Belfast to Gatwick as well as Gatwick to Belfast). The routes might not reflect a passenger’s whole journey: for example, a passenger could fly from Edinburgh to Heathrow, then connect at Heathrow to a second flight heading outside the UK, but they would still be counted in the number of people flying from Edinburgh to Heathrow.

There are 182 routes shown on this map, so it’s hard to isolate them all, but simpler versions focusing on particular areas follow below.

Bar chart showing the sixteen most popular domestic flight routes in the UK between July and September 2021. This is alongside a map showing these routes as lines between destinations on the map. The thickness of the lines indicates how many passengers travelled that route between July and September 2021.
Source: Civil Aviation Authority

Destinations

Around 37% of passengers on domestic flights in the UK were flying to or from Northern Ireland. 39% were flying from the Scottish mainland to or from elsewhere on mainland Great Britain, while 3% were flying to or from the Scottish Islands. 13% were flying to or from the Channel Islands, and only 6% took a flight that both started and finished in mainland England (excluding the Isles of Scilly).

53% of domestic passengers were flying either to or from a London airport.

Click Here to Read More https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/domestic-flights-in-the-uk-where-do-we-fly/

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