AOA Summer 2021 Magazine

Airports across the UK have cut costs to survive over the last year and Bournemouth, Exeter and Norwich airports were no exception.

But what is striking about their Covid-19 story is that the three smaller English airports, all owned by Regional & City Airports, also found alternative revenue sources to help compensate for the loss of commercial passenger traffic.

Regional & City Airports Chief Executive, Andrew Bell, said that cash preservation had been his company’s number one objective over the past year. Right-sizing the operations had been a key part of that and the company today is 30% smaller than it was pre-Covid, but it hadn’t all been about trying to save money. It had also been about trying to identify new ways of earning money

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