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Findlay Chauffeurs opens at London Oxford Airport ready for Olympics

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

June, 2012 – Oxford-based premier ground transportation firm, Findlay Chauffeur Service, has expanded its UK presence with the opening of a new base at London Oxford Airport, the UK’s fastest growing business aviation airport.

The move to open the new base follows hard on the heels of the successful launch of daily scheduled flights to Jersey and the Isle of Man from London Oxford Airport. Findlay Chauffeurs’ new airport office will complement the company’s existing base in the centre of Oxford.

In addition to its existing VIP chauffeur services, the company has recently enhanced its offering with a new shuttle bus service linking London Oxford Airport with the city centre and the train station. The scheduled shuttle bus service (www.oxfordairportshuttle.com) operates seven days a week timed to coincide with the new daily scheduled flights to Jersey and the Isle of Man.

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An airport with a vibrant history and a big future

Monday, June 11th, 2012

The Oxford Times

by Tom Jones – Thursday 31st May 2012

IT was bombed during the war, was the location of a mysterious disappearance and was used by Sir Winston Churchill.

London Oxford Airport, near Kidlington, has a rich and vibrant 80-year history and in September that will be celebrated with nostalgic air show Fly to the Past.

The airport now employs 800 people and offers daily commercial flights to Jersey and the Isle of Man, but it was once a military airfield.

It opened in 1935, after Oxford City Council bought the land from the Blenheim estate and two farmers for £19,671, but was requisitioned by the RAF in 1939.

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