Five million people live within an hour's drive of Coventry airport, and 15 million within 1hr 20 mins. Coventry Airport the airport has recently begun the first of the winter routes airline Thomsonfly.com, the first leisure airline to operate from Coventry Airport with a daily flight to Amsterdam.
The route links Coventry with one of the world's largest hubs, Amsterdam Schiphol- providing connections to destinations around the world.
A new facility is located at Coventry Airport South.
Skypartners provides food, drinks and shops in two locations at Coventry airport - in Rapide House, accessible to both departing and arriving passengers and in the airport departure lounge.
The facilities : The Skybar - open from 11am - 11pm.
The Dakota Diner: self-service restaurants Shopping: gifts, newspapers, magazines and books. Opening times: 4:30am until the last passenger aircraft arrival 7 days a week.
15,000 banned items are being confiscated every day from passengers, at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick Airports alone. The whole system has slowed down because people are still carrying sharp objects in their hand luggage. In the UK an extra £30m of additional investment has been ploughed into airport security and improving surveillance at the major airports. Tighter security measures at UK Airports means that checking in for your flight at Coventry airport can take longer.
The majority of airlines base their allowances on recommendations from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). If your hold baggage is heavier than the allowance, the airline is entitled to charge an excess baggage charge. If your cabin luggage is overweight or too big, you might be asked to check it in to the hold. If doing so takes your hold luggage above your hold baggage allowance, you might have to pay excess baggage charges.
If you are a Thompsonfly.com passenger and a wheelchair user or have reduced mobility contact their Call Centre to request assistance at Coventry airport. Telephone: 0871 360 0737. Please note; calls cost up to 10p per minute from a BT landline, calls from mobiles and other numbers may vary.
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