Airlines, Airports & Routes Topics about airports, routes and airline business.

Leeds-8

Old 20th Jan 2021, 12:46
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posts: 1,103
Leeds-8

Vincent Hodder (ex Flybe, IAG Level & Jetstar) has just being appointed the New CEO of Leeds Bradford Airport

https://lba-production.s3-eu-west-1....t-20012021.pdf

Intresting that current CEO Hywel Rees is walking away at the end of next month, as this will be about the same time Leeds City Council is due to make its decision on the new Terminal Building planning apllication. Will it be his downfall or his lasting legacy?

Meanwhile West Yorkshire Combined Authority have started a public consultation on the proposed LBA Parkway Station. For more details see:

https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/lba-parkway
​​​​


Last edited by LBIA; 20th Jan 2021 at 12:58.
LBIA is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2021, 20:05
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Leeds Yorkshire England
Posts: 137
Talking

Its normal that a CEO only stays a year at Lba !!
No doubt he will be off if the local council fail to back the proposals for a new terminal and rail station.
We can only hope things go well and my fingers are crossed all will be ok !!!
A300BOY is offline  
Old 7th Feb 2021, 19:40
  #3 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posts: 1,103
Leeds City Council are meeting this coming Thursday, Feb 11th to finally decide on the airport's planning application to build it's £150 million New Terminal Building. In his final report the chief planning officer has said the plans should be approved. But as we know things can change in aviation/political world

https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/2069785-airport-terminal-hits-turbulence
LBIA is offline  
Old 10th Feb 2021, 16:09
  #4 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Edinburgh
Posts: 670
How many aircraft does Ryanair have based at Leeds
fjencl is offline  
Old 10th Feb 2021, 17:39
  #5 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: North Yorkshire
Posts: 73
None at the moment, but usually 2.
L1649 is offline  
Old 11th Feb 2021, 21:40
  #6 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 304
Leeds Bradford Airport gets go-ahead for new £150 million terminal
fanrailuk is online now  
Old 12th Feb 2021, 07:03
  #7 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: leeds
Posts: 157
Fantastic news, just what the aviation industry and Yorkshire needs right now, get them diggers in..!
AP1995 is offline  
Old 13th Mar 2021, 22:28
  #8 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posts: 1,103
Good to see that Leeds City Council approved LBA's new £150 million Terminal Development on Thursday, Councillor's voted 9 to 5 vote in favour.

It now goes before the Secretary of State, Robert Jenrick MP with an expected decision within 3 to 4 weeks on wither he calls it in, or approves it.
https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co....-times-3163981

https://www.leedsbradfordairport.co....onsent-awarded
LBIA is offline  
Old 14th Mar 2021, 07:12
  #9 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: 4DME
Posts: 2,153
Wondered why some of the councillors objected then I read,
The airport had wanted permission to increase flight times before the completion of the new terminal, which would extend the daytime flight period, as well as a likely increase from 5 to 17 flights between 6am and 7am.
.
I didn't know the restriction existed but must be a pain for based aircraft.
N707ZS is offline  
Old 14th Mar 2021, 09:25
  #10 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: England
Posts: 11
Bet 7 o clock looks like the Red Arrows taking off, all at one go!! Great news for the region
Deleted is offline  
Old 6th Apr 2021, 17:26
  #11 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: bishops stortford herts
Posts: 1,854
Government have "called in" LBA expansion plans.
southside bobby is offline  
Old 6th Apr 2021, 17:34
  #12 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: UK
Posts: 184
it hasn’t been called in, been put on temporary hold by secretary of state to consider further!
SKOJB is offline  
Old 6th Apr 2021, 17:51
  #13 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: bishops stortford herts
Posts: 1,854
Quite right with the semantics but Jenrick has delayed the decision indefinitely to allow proper consideration of the proposal leading possibly to a full public inquiry.

Factors include the coal mine he was badly bitten by recently & publication of a Government carbon framework policy.

Greta & Princess Nut Nut in action perhaps.
southside bobby is offline  
Old 6th Apr 2021, 18:15
  #14 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: UK
Posts: 184
Does my head in, these campaigners won’t be happy until we close all airports and run our economy into the ground, where will it all end (maybe back in a cave)?
SKOJB is offline  
Old 7th Apr 2021, 07:34
  #15 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: UK
Posts: 2,144
southside bobby

This isn't just an "aviation thing" it is an excellent example of why the UK falls behind in all areas of infrastructure development, whether it be by-passes around congested towns and cities, railway upgrades, motorways and indeed airports - even building factories to drive employment.

Planning procrastination - it's a British thing.
ATNotts is online now  
Old 7th Apr 2021, 08:34
  #16 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: bishops stortford herts
Posts: 1,854
More to it than the traditional "British disease" it well appears.

This is now a British Government hosting COP 26 & flailing around for legitimacy with the green lobby & with huge "influence" from within.

Kicked into the political long grass possibly along with other UK airport plans/proposals & hopes.
southside bobby is offline  
Old 7th Apr 2021, 08:42
  #17 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: UK
Posts: 2,144
southside bobby

I disagree; just about every fairly small planning decision relating to transport infrastructure winds up in a public enquiry, followed by a judicial review, and probably an appeal. Look how long it took BHX to get its runway extension, LHR to get a third runway, LGW not to get a 2nd runway, and how long has the new Thames crossing east of Dartford being rumbling on for, not to mention (so I will!!) HS2. More locally to me, they have been whittling on about by-passes for Ashbourne, Melton Mowbray and Grantham (the latter finally started) while the removal of traffic islands in the A38 around Derby seems to have started with the Stonehenge planning committee and still hasn't been approved, or indeed disapproved.

LBA will get its terminal, it'll just be several more years too late, too small by the time it's built, and over budget.

This isn't COP26 or green agenda at work, it's good old fashioned British procrastination. Just imagine how far Elon Musk would have got in UK were he to have tried to build the new mega factory here, instead of outside Berlin.
ATNotts is online now  
Old 7th Apr 2021, 12:29
  #18 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Solihull
Age: 35
Posts: 140
I suspect a desire to leave any announcement until after the upcoming local elections might have marginally more likelihood of being a reason!
LessThanSte is offline  
Old 8th Apr 2021, 07:18
  #19 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Ferrara
Posts: 2,825
"LHR to get a third runway, " - it still hasn't - and I doubt it ever will
Asturias56 is offline  
Old 20th Apr 2021, 10:53
  #20 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Manchester
Posts: 863
Leeds Bradford ATC contact

Hi

I need to talk to someone at LBA about drone permissions, struggling to find an up to date number on the web. Can anyone help please ?
MAN777 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.