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02 Apr, 2020

FREE AIRCRAFT HANDLING AT BELFAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BFS/EGAA)

FREE AIRCRAFT HANDLING Woodgate Aviation remains free from airport operating restrictions and open at Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA). We are available to support and welcome Air Ambulance Operations in addition to Private or Crown Commercial support flights arriving into Northern Ireland. As part of VIP/FBO Handling Services, we offer: FREE aircraft Handling * NO fuelling […]

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26 Mar, 2020

COVID19 – WOODGATE AVIATION UPDATE

  COVID19 – WOODGATE AVIATION UPDATE     As we, at Woodgate Aviation, continue to monitor the spread of COVID19, we’re committed to the health and safety of all our employees, customers, guests and clients.  We are constantly monitoring all guidelines issued by EASA, the United Kingdom Government, the Northern Ireland Executive and Manx Government […]

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50 years in Northern Ireland

12 Mar, 2020

50 YEARS IN AVIATION – THE TROUBLES, GREYHOUNDS, CHICKENS, AIR AMBULANCES, JOHN DELOREAN, A NEW HANGAR AND THE OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP.

The story of the first 50 years of Woodgate Aviation and what lies ahead. It’s ironic that the terrorist violence and destruction of the seventies boosted demand for air services at the fledgling Woodgate Aviation. So, too, did the economic boom generated by North Sea oil deliver real benefits for the eponymous company.  The story […]

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03 Mar, 2020

INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) At Woodgate Aviation, health and safety of our clients, customers and employees is top priority. We would like to assure our guests that we treat the Coronavirus with the utmost responsibility and are following the implemented regulations and issued recommendations of the relevant authorities in accordance with the guidelines of EASA – European Union […]

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10 Dec, 2019

ISLE OF MAN HEALTH MINISTER GETS FIRST HAND LOOK AT WORK OF AIR AMBULANCE

The Minister for Health and Social Care in the Isle of Man, David Ashford MHK, has seen at first hand the work of the island’s Air Ambulance service provided by Woodgate Aviation. Mr Ashford, who’s the Member for Douglas North, travelled on a 30 minute flight from Isle of Man to Liverpool. On board was […]

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Golfer Jonny Caldwell

26 Nov, 2019

WE’RE CELEBRATING SUCCESS OF OUR GOLFER, JONATHAN CALDWELL

Our sponsored golfer, Jonathan Caldwell from Clandeboye Golf Club, Northern Ireland, will play at the top level of European golf next year after sensationally securing his European Tour card for 2020 in Spain. We’re celebrating, with full justification! It means that Jonathan will tee-off alongside world-class competitors such the 148th Open champion, Shane Lowry, and […]

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Praise for Woodgate Air Ambulance Transfer

20 Aug, 2019

JOSH’S MUM PRAISE FOR WOODGATE AVIATION’S AIR AMBULANCE LIFE-SAVING FLIGHT

Woodgate Aviation’s Air Ambulance service has been given praise and a pat on the back by the mother of a young Craigavon teenager who underwent major life-saving heart surgery in Manchester. One of Woodgate Aviation‘s Beechcraft King Air BE20 air ambulance’s was used to transfer fifteen-year-old Josh McGoldrick from the company’s base at Belfast International […]

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15 Aug, 2019

WOODGATE AVIATION ACHIEVES ANOTHER FIRST WITH EMBRAER LEGACY 600

An Embraer Legacy 600 has become the largest aircraft to be accommodated in our hangar at Belfast International Airport. The 85-foot long private business jet can accommodate up to fourteen passengers in its large cabin. It is powered by Rolls-Royce engines with a range of 3,400 nautical miles and a top speed of 528 MPH. […]

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17 Jul, 2019

WOODGATE AVIATION READY TO MAXIMISE GLOBAL LEGACY FROM THE OPEN

It’s true when they say that nothing succeeds like success. The Open at Royal Portrush will pull in millions of viewers and is already a stunning global success for Northern Ireland. So, where, you might ask, does Woodgate Aviation come into the picture. The answer is very simple. During the week-long event, a new and […]

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