News Archive

The list below is a compilation of all news articles featured on parkbcp.co.uk. They are ordered chronologically with most recent news items at the top.

Airline Disruption news - 12/06/2013
French traffic control strike

"Minimal ash" expected over Europe this weekend - 28/05/2011
As volcanic ash from the Grimsvotn volcano heads towards the UK, and airlines cancel flights, BCP offers advice to customers caught up in the disruption.

BAA and Unions in talks Both sides try to avoid airport closures - 16/08/2010
Potential strike action by BAA staff looks set to cause disruption to holidaymakers heading overseas from six leading UK airports.

British Airways strikes - 28/06/2010
Unite, the trade union for British Airways (BA) cabin crew, is intending to take strike action between May 18 and June 9. Should the proposed strikes go ahead, the airline hopes to operate most of its scheduled flights.

Manchester Airparks Gold - 18/03/2010
Low cost, secured and convenient Manchester Airparks Gold (formerly Q-Park) offers it all when booked with BCP today

Luton airport reopens | But most flights still delayed or cancelled - 17/02/2010
Luton airport has reopened after snow caused a second day of disruption. However, most flights are still subject to delays and cancellations. Passengers are being advised to contact their airline.

The Travel Foundation - 03/12/2009
BCP is proud to be associated with The Travel Foundation... Caring for the people and places you love to visit!

easyJet adds Liverpool to Lisbon link - 03/12/2009
easyJet has today launched a new service from Liverpool to Lisbon in Portugal, one of 17 new routes introduced by the low-cost carrier this week.

Five Top Awards for EMA - 03/12/2009
It's been a rewarding year for East Midlands Airport as the regional hub collects its fifth top award for Best Airport

Christmas Travel Advice from BAA - 03/12/2009
With the Christmas holiday rapidly approaching BAA Stansted have issued some travel advice to ensure smooth journeys

One Bag Limit Removed - 03/12/2009
Many airports across the UK have now lifted the one-bag rule, allowing passengers to take more than one piece of hand luggage on flights

Liverpool Airport's Culture Initiative - 03/12/2009
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is swinging into a new cultural initiative in keeping with the city's Capital of Culture celebrations

Crash Landing at Heathrow - 03/12/2009
Following the emergency landing of BA flight BA038, the southern runway at Heathrow Airport is currently closed

Ryanair at Birmingham Airport - 03/12/2009
Birmingham Airport is to be the site of Ryanair's 25th base it was revealed last night.

New Security Measures for T5 - 03/12/2009
Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 is due to open its doors to the public in March and passengers flying from the airport will now be put through advanced security measures

Runway Works at Edinburgh Airport - 03/12/2009
BAA have unveiled details of their multi-million pound runway resurfacing plans at Edinburgh airport

Emirates Fly Airbus A380 from Heathrow - 03/12/2009
Emirates Airlines have announced that they will be flying the new Airbus A380 superjumbo from Heathrow to Dubai later this year

First Woman Pilot for First T5 Flight - 03/12/2009
The first flight to land at Heathrow's Terminal 5 will be flown by the woman who became British Airways' first woman pilot

Terminal 5 Baggage Problems - 03/12/2009
In an effort to stem the baggage problems plaguing Heathrow Terminal 5, British Airways are shipping part of the backlog to Milan for manual handling

Airparks Gold for Terminal 3 - 03/12/2009
Manchester Airparks Gold is now suitable for passengers flying from Terminal 3 thanks to a new direct transfer

Re-branding of Cardiff Airport - 03/12/2009
Cardiff International Airport is rumoured to be considering a radical re-branding and could soon be named after one of its famous residents.

State of the Art Parking at T5 - 03/12/2009
Heathrow Terminal 5 opens in March 2008 and will offer new parking facilities with the very latest in convenience technology

Heathrow's third runway gets Government green light - 03/12/2009
After months of protests, the controversial plans for Heathrow to expand have been given the green light by the Government.

Safety technology launched at Heathrow - 03/12/2009
Heathrow's Airside Operations Safety Unit has become the world's first for installing Smart Arrow boards to assist the safe evacuation of people in case of an emergency.

Birmingham airport flights disrupted by snow - 03/12/2009
Flights from Birmingham airport disrupted by snow

East Midlands Airport Weather Delays - 03/12/2009
East Midlands airport has experienced significant snow with delays occurring at the airport as a result

Inverness airport flights delayed due to snow - 03/12/2009
Flights from Inverness airport disrupted by snow

Stansted runway reopens after snowfall | Flights delayed by more than three hours - 03/12/2009
The runway at Stansted airport has reopened after snow forced it to close for just over an hour. Services are returning to normal, with most flights now scheduled to leave on time. However, many flights into the airport have been delayed.

Flights resume at Luton airport | But delays and cancellations still possible - 03/12/2009
Flights have resumed at Luton airport after heavy snow brought the terminal to a standstill. However, flights are still subject to delays and cancellations and anyone travelling to the airport is advised to contact their airline before setting off.

BCP win again at the British Travel Awards - 03/12/2009
BCP received two British Travel Awards last night at the Battersea Evolution in London -

Book Airparks Glasgow with BCP - 03/12/2009
At BCP we can offer fantastic low prices at Glasgow Airparks.

Whizz Air Expands Polish Routes - 03/12/2009
The low cost airline Wizz Airline has expanded its destinations with a fifth route from Luton Airport to Poland

Opening of New 'Fast Link' Q-Park - 26/11/2009
BCP Celebrates Opening of New 'Fast Link' Q-Park Car Park at London Heathrow Airport

One Year at Astral Towers - 26/11/2009
BCP celebrates one year at Astral Towers

4-In-A-Row Rainbow Agreements - 26/11/2009
BCP Announce 4-In-A-Row Rainbow Agreements

BCP Wins Award for Top Class Car Park - 26/11/2009
BCP Wins Award for Top Class Car Park at Manchester Airport

Meet and Greet at Birmingham - 26/11/2009
BCP takes the hassle out of holidays and business trips at Birmingham International Airport

BCP invest GBP0.5 million in Astral Towers Move - 26/11/2009
As part of BCP's major growth strategy, the BCP Contact Centre is moving from it's location within the Q-Park BCP car park at Gatwick to bespoke new offices at Astral Towers.

BA bottom for bags and delays - 26/11/2009
New figures released by the Association of European Airlines show that British Airways ranked 26th out of 28 airlines for punctuality and 24th out of 25 for bag delays from July to September.

Heathrow Express Installs Led System - 26/11/2009
Heathrow Express carries around 15,000 passengers a day and is installing a new LED lighting system on its videowall advertising system.

Vote for BCP for Best Parking Company at British Travel Awards 2007 - 26/11/2009
Here at BCP, we are pleased to announce that we have been nominated in the category of Best Parking Company for the British Travel Awards 2007.

Birmingham Airport's Record December - 26/11/2009
Birmingham International Airport (BIA) has announced record December passenger figures for 2007

Glasgow Airport Developments - 26/11/2009
BAA has revealed the closure of the second runway at Glasgow Airport along with plans for massive investment into the Scottish hub for 2008

Manchester Airport Closes Runway - 26/11/2009
Manchester Airport has closed one of its runways in order to carry out routine maintenance work

Road Closure at Manchester Airport - 26/11/2009
As part of a Network Rail expansion to the Manchester Airport Station, Outwood Lane, the main access road to Terminals 1 and 3 will be closed at Manchester Airport for a short time period

Gatwick Emergency Exercise - 26/11/2009
BAA have announced that it will be carrying out an emergency exercise at Gatwick Airport on March 5th 2008

Luton Airport's Record Year - 26/11/2009
London Luton Airport have announced passenger figures of more than 10 million for the first time in the hub's 70 year history

Heathrow Airport Baggage Problems - 26/11/2009
BAA Heathrow Airport is currently experiencing problems with its baggage handling system at Terminal 4

Baggage Problems Resolved at Heathrow - 26/11/2009
BAA have announced that the baggage problems that plagued Heathrow Terminal 4 have now been resolved and the system is returning to normal

Virgin Atlantic Make First Biofuel Flight - 26/11/2009
Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to fly a plane using on biofuel after a flight on February 24th

Greenpeace Protest at Heathrow - 26/11/2009
At BAA Heathrow Airport yesterday, Greenpeace protesters breached security and climbed on top of a plane to mount a protest

Top Award for Southampton Airport - 26/11/2009
BAA Southampton Airport has been awarded a top award for its customer service levels

Superbrand Accolade For London City Airport - 26/11/2009
London City Airport has become the only airport to be ranked amongst the UK's top 500 Superbrands

Southampton Airport Innovation Awards - 26/11/2009
Southampton Airport has received two awards for its innovative uses of technology

1000 Extra Passengers Arrive at Birmingham - 25/11/2009
Birmingham International Airport welcomed 1000 extra passengers yesterday as a result of diverted flights due to the weather

Stansted Unveil Controversial Plans - 25/11/2009
BAA have unveiled plans for a second runway and expansion at Stansted Airport that has met with criticism from environmental groups

Terminal 5 Royal Opening - 25/11/2009
BAA Heathrow's Terminal 5 will receive its Royal opening today when Her Majesty The Queen opens the £4.3 billion terminal

Next Stage for Stansted's Improvements - 25/11/2009
BAA Stansted Airport has moved on to the next stage in the improvement and expansion of its terminal

Clean Air at Aberdeen Airport - 25/11/2009
BAA Aberdeen Airport was recently named amongst the cleanest air in Scotland in a recent independent study

Wind Turbines for East Midlands Airport - 25/11/2009
East Midlands Airport has been granted permission to install four wind turbines by North West Leicester District Council

Thomas Cook Take off from East Midlands - 25/11/2009
East Midlands Airport is home to a new airline as Thomas Cook Airlines prepares for its first flight on Sunday

Exeter Airport's Growth Rate - 25/11/2009
Exeter Airport has seen a massive growth rate over the last five years as revealed in figures published by the Civil Aviation Authority

easyJet Arrives at Manchester Airport - 25/11/2009
Manchester Airport is now a home to easyJet, Europes leading budget airline, with six new destinations

Glasgow's Sky Hub Topping Out - 25/11/2009
BAA Glasgow Airport have celebrated the completion of the Skyhub's physical structure with a topping out ceremony

Long Stay Parking at Exeter Airport - 25/11/2009
As Exeter Airport's passenger numbers increase, we've got some great prices available for on-airport parking

Terminal 5 Ready for Full Service - 25/11/2009
British Airways are looking to put the problems of Terminal 5 behind them as they announce today will be the first day of full service from the BAA hub

Gatwick Passenger Figures Increase - 25/11/2009
Passenger figures at Gatwick Airport continue to rise according to the latest figures released by BAA

Passenger Figures Increasing At Southampton - 25/11/2009
Airport Operator BAA has revealed an increase in passenger numbers at Southampton Airport for March

Passenger Levels down at Aberdeen - 25/11/2009
BAA Aberdeen saw passenger numbers fall in March according to new figures revealed by the airport operator

Thomas Cook's Cardiff Summer Programme - 25/11/2009
Cardiff Airport looks set to have a busy summer as Thomas Cook Airlines announces their summer schedule and base an aircraft at the Welsh hub

New York Flights from Edinburgh - 25/11/2009
Edinburgh airport now offers flights to New York as Delta Airlines commence their new trans-atlantic service

Roadworks Near Luton airport - 25/11/2009
There are road works taking place near Luton airport in the coming months, if you're flying from the hub please be aware

East Midlands Traffic Delays - 25/11/2009
Traffic delays are expected between 13th to 15th June at East Midlands Airport due to the 2008 Download Festival at Donington Park.

Kevin Keegan Flying From Newcastle Airport - 25/11/2009
Europe's biggest regional airline, Flybe, has announced that it has named one of its aircraft in honour of the footballing legend. Keegan unveiled the aircraft that bears his name at a ceremony at Newcastle International Airport.

New Routes From Manchester - 25/11/2009
EasyJet have announced new winter routes from Manchester airport. As more people fly from the hub pre-booking your parking with BCP becomes more important

Countdown to completion for Glasgow skyhub - 25/11/2009
The countdown has begun at Glasgow airport as there's now less than 100 days left before completion of the new skyhub

Make sure your holiday gets off to a flying start at Stansted Airport - 25/11/2009
Customers flying from Stansted are reminded of the security procedures in place this summer so they can get their holiday off to a perfect start

Flying down the wing to Zagreb - 25/11/2009
Yorkshire football fans will be able to fly directly to Zagreb from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBIA) for the crunch game between England and Croatia on September 10th, with the help of Sportoptions.com.

Q-Park becomes Quality Airport Parking - 25/11/2009
BAA Aberdeen Airport was recently named amongst the cleanest air in Scotland in a recent independent study.

New Flights from Leeds Bradford Airport - 25/11/2009
Budget airline Ryanair is launching two new services from Leeds Bradford Airport in October 2008.

Planned Protest at Heathrow - 25/11/2009
A planned protest at Heathrow airport on Saturday 31 May is expected to cause delays to journeys to the London hub

Gatwick airport parking winter warmers - 25/11/2009
Holiday-makers can find some heart-warming deals with BCP this winter when pre-booking their airport parking at Gatwick North Terminal.

Beat the recession with BCP - 25/11/2009
BCP is offering Gatwick South Terminal on airport parking at recession-busting prices this winter

Airport Closures And Delays Due To Heavy Snow - 25/11/2009
The UK continues to be affected by heavy snowfall. The bad weather has had an impact on passangers travel plan's from some of the major UK airports.

Bristol Airport Weather Delays - 25/11/2009
Bristol airport has experienced significant snow causing delays at the airport