Goodbye Fokker 70 FoDTVA Trip

KLM Cityhopper have been flying the Fokker 70 regional jet into Durham Tees Valley and other UK destinations for many years. It has become a familiar sight over the skies of Teesside as it comes and goes three times a day on our link to Amsterdam Schiphol. However, on the 28th October 2017 the aircraft type will be retired from KLM's fleet, and we'll see brand new Embraer 17...
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Scotland’s Airline Loganair Launches Flights From Durham Tees Valley Airport

07/08/2017 Scotland’s Airline Loganair is to launch new services linking Aberdeen, Durham Tees Valley Airport and Norwich, commencing on October 15. The regional airline will provide up to three weekday non-stop flights between the Granite City and DTVA with one flight on Sunday and will restore air links between the North-East and East Anglia after two decades by intro...
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Scenic Air Tours North East at DTVA

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A new company has started services at Durham Tees Valley Airport offering scenic flights over our region. Scenic Air Tours North East is using its based light aircraft to take you and your friends on a variety routes over local landmarks, from the North York Moors to the Riverside Stadium. Their website gives all of the information on what to expect with your flight, ...
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Has Royalty Been Flying Out of Durham Tees Valley?

A secret revealed by Dutch national airline KLM this week has shed light on an important crew member who may have been carrying passengers from our airport without us even knowing it. King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has been uncovered as a pilot for KLM Cityhopper, flying their Fokker 70 aircraft a couple of times per month on routes out of Amsterdam Schiphol ai...
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FoDTVA AGM Report

Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport (FoDTVA) held its annual general meeting at the St George Hotel on Friday 6th January. As is expected at all AGMs, FoDTVA's Committee positions were all resigned and elected again, including the Chairman position. The new Committee for 2017 is as follows: Chairman: Brian Robinson Vice Chairman: Stuart Reid Treasurer: Richard ...
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Learn to Fly at Durham Tees Valley

Durham Tees Valley Airport, with its long runway, full air traffic control services, and long-standing general aviation community is a great place to learn to fly. Have you ever considered it? It's a great time to buy a trial lesson to have a go and see if flying is for you. Or maybe you just want to enjoy the scenery over our region by taking a scenic flight in a light airc...
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FoDTVA Assists With 2016 Lourdes Charters

Last weekend members of Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport assisted with the annual pilgrimage flights to Lourdes by members of the Catholic Church. Around 350 people were booked to travel to Tarbes-Lourdes Airport from Durham Tees Valley on the morning of Friday 27th May, with two AlbaStar Boeing 737s chartered to fly them. Members of FoDTVA attended t...
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Skylive Airshow Durham Tees Valley Review

Saturday 28th May saw the return of an airshow to Teesside after more than 26 years, with the Skylive Airshow held at Durham Tees Valley Airport. An estimated 18,000 people attended the event, with many purchasing tickets in advance, and plenty buying on the door on the day. The gates opened at 9am and the Friends of Durham Tees Valley were there to represent the ...
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Why The Skylive Airshow is Great For Our Region

The Skylive Airshow is almost here! It takes place at Durham Tees Valley Airport on 28th May. The show is going to be an amazing day for everyone, and we think it will do an enormous amount of good for our airport. Here's why:   Everyone remembers the Teesside Airshow. It's back! It's 26 years since the last Teesside Airshow. What had been a fixture for thousands o...
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FoDTVA AGM

The 2016 annual general meeting (AGM) for Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport took place at the Old Armoury Cafe at Durham Tees Valley Airport on Friday 5th February. The meeting was a chance to elect our leadership for the coming year. The Chairman role is again filled by Brian Robinson, who enters his second year at the helm of the group. All existing committee mem...
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