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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NPAS Tees Valley visit

Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport visited the Tees Valley division of National Police Air Services at the airport on Friday, 4th December. Our hosts for the evening were Pilot Eddie Doyle, and Tactical Flight Operators Alex Campbell and Paul Jeavons. The visit began with a short video presentation on what NPAS do and how they operate, followed by a talk from the crew and...
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Visit to Linton-on-Ouse

Members of Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport attended a visit to RAF Linton-on-Ouse on Wednesday 23 September 2015. The visit allowed time to explore the base and learn about its history and current day-to-day operations. We also got chance to inspect one of their based Short Tucano aircraft at close quarters, and even sit inside to have our photos taken. It was a gre...
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FoDTVA at Preston Park Fire Engine Rally

Friends of Durham Tees Valley put out their stall at the Fire Engine Rally at Preston Park near Stockton last weekend. It was great to meet lots of people and talk about the airport. Here are some pictures.
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FoDTVA at Leeming Families Day

Friends of Durham Tees Valley were honoured to attend the RAF Leeming Families Day last weekend. We set up a tent to provide information, leaflets and promotional items about Durham Tees Valley Airport. Lots of people came to see us and we had a great time talking to you all, and the feedback we got was fantastic. Here are some pictures from the day, including when our...
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FoDTVA assists 2015 Lourdes flights

Durham Tees Valley Airport handled two chartered flights to Lourdes in France as part of an annual pilgrimage organised by the local Catholic diocese on Friday 22nd May. As with previous years, FoDTVA provided volunteers to assist airport staff in processing the passengers booked on these flights, from welcoming at the door, to helping move through airport security and board...
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Airshow Returns to Durham Tees Valley Airport in August 2015

  Skylive Events has partnered with Peel Airports to bring back the much-loved airshow to Durham Tees Valley Airport. The event is planned for Saturday 29th August. Exact details will be announced soon, but in the meantime please 'Like' Skylive Events Facebook page here. Skylive Events is run by Stockton businessman Chris Petty.
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Durham Tees Valley ‘moving in right direction’ as passenger numbers increase

BOSSES at Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) say a move to reposition the business is starting to pay dividends after an increase in passengers. Passenger figures for the airport's ‘core business’ - which includes scheduled services to Amsterdam Schiphol and Aberdeen as well the summer service to Jersey and tour flights with Newmarket Holidays - showed a three per cent rise f...
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Flybe will consider new route from Durham Tees Valley Airport to Aberdeen

Flybe consider the move following Facebook campaign with hundreds of comments from Teesside based off-shore workers Europe's largest regional airline has said it will consider a new route from Teesside to Aberdeen following a Facebook campaign. Low-cost airline Flybe has said a potential service from Durham Tees Valley Airport (DTVA) to Aberdeen International Airport was ...
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Durham Tees Valley Opens Airport Terminal Offices

Durham Tees Valley Airport’s plans to attract new businesses to the site have taken a significant step forward with the opening of a new suite of offices — and what makes them different is that they are in the terminal itself. As part of the terminal improvement programme surplus space on the first floor has been refurbished to create six offices, some of which offer views o...
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