Hints, Tips and Advice for Drone Users this Christmas


As we anticipate that many people will be receiving or giving drones as gifts this year, we thought it may be helpful to share with you the CAA’s Safety Code for flying drones especially in regards to keeping them well away from airports and aircraft.

Catch the Twinkling Lights of a Christmas Market

The aroma of mulled wine amongst quaint wooden huts adorned with unique gifts is a wonderful Christmas shopping tradition. Christmas Markets can be found in many towns and cities across the UK and Europe and each offer something different. Take a look at a selection that are within short flight times from Southampton Airport.

The Best Christmas Treat Ever!

That magical time of year is fast approaching…so why not break the habit of staying at home and reward yourself with a Christmas the family will never forget. Capture the warm cheer and good tidings of the Yuletide in Lapland where you can meet the big man himself or celebrate Disney-style at Disneyland Paris, it’s what Christmas dreams are made of!

Fog Blog


Ever wondered why fog causes such chaos for the aviation industry? This blog reveals all!

Walk the floor with...


Are you interested to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? We asked Jeremy Edmunds, Airport Duty Manager, to share with us a typical day in his job and some inside stories about airport operations.

Düsseldorf – the international shopping metropolis

The metropolis on the banks of the Rhine is famously regarded as one of the hotspots of international fashion. So much fashion competence concentrated in one area means that the opportunities to shop in Düsseldorf are just endless – it’s where "shopping at its best" can be enjoyed!

Christmas in Lapland: Santa Snowmobiling, Sledding, Sleigh Rides

Lapland comprises the northernmost part of Sweden, Finland and Norway, receiving thousands of visitors from the UK each year, especially on the run up to Christmas. This is the home of the real Santa Claus after all. It’s a truly magical place for adults and children alike with unending views of snow-clad pine trees, frozen rivers, vast expanses of tundra and big enchanting skies - so it’s no surprise that the destination continues to grow in popularity each year.

Düsseldorf’s Altstadt (Old Town)

Nowhere else in the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia will you be so close to the city’s heartbeat as in the area sized not even half a square kilometre and located between the Rhine and Heinrich-Heine-Allee. Everything is here!