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Apr 25 A Busy Summer For The Airport

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Gibraltar AirportGibraltar International Airport (GIB) is gearing up for a busy Summer 2013 season.

The season, which officially started on Sunday 31st March and runs through to Saturday 26th October, will be the first summer where operations are fully handled from the new terminal building. More than 1,800 flights are planned with 300,444 seats available to 5 destinations until the end of October.

The public will recall the introduction of a 3 times weekly service to Birmingham by Monarch Airlines launched on Saturday 23 March and operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Monarch Airlines will also introduce an additional 4th weekly service from Manchester to Gibraltar on Sundays (starting 26th May) adding to the existing services on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Apr 25 - MOD Conservation Initiative Launched

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cbf dr cortes Commander British Forces Commodore John Clink and Minister for Environment Dr John Cortes this week officially signed an Integrated Rural Management Plan (IRMP) that covers the whole of the MOD sites in Gibraltar including Buffadero Training Camp.

The MOD has been progressively developing an integrated management planning approach since 1995 and it is MOD policy to ensure that natural environment issues are fully integrated with operational and training requirements and highlighted safety issues.

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Apr 25 European Association of Airport and Seaport Police

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The European Association of Airport and Seaport PoliceThe European Association of Airport and Seaport Police have held their 40th annual conference at the Caleta Hotel this week, hosted by the Royal Gibraltar Police.

The association’s general meeting has also taken place during the session in Gibraltar. On the agenda were elections to the Executive Committee of the association. A number of vacancies arose this year including that of president, a role fulfilled for the past five years by retired Assistant Chief Constable Mr John Donlon, former Coordinator of Ports Policing, in the United Kingdom.

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Apr 24 - Traffic Noise Mapping Process to Include Public Consultation

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noiseThe Government has reconvened the Noise Core Steering Group for the first time since it first met in 2008. The Steering Group, chaired by the Minister for the Environment, Dr John Cortes, with the Minister for Public Transport, Neil Costa and the Minister for Traffic, Paul Balban, is made up of Government Officials and representatives of the Environment Agency. It was set up in order to drive the requirements of the Environmental (Assessment & Management of Noise) Regulations 2006, but had become defunct in 2008. These Regulations gave effect in Gibraltar to the European Directive relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise.

The Directive, commonly known as the European Noise Directive (END), is intended to provide a common approach across the European Union to avoid, prevent and reduce, on a prioritised basis, the harmful effects of exposure to environmental noise. Under the Directive, it is a requirement for Member States to produce strategic noise maps.

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Apr 24 - Convent Garden Design Winner

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conventWinner of the Convent Garden Design competition, A Level art student, Nico Palacios was yesterday invited to the Convent, where he was congratulated by Governor Sir Adrian Johns for his winning design, which will be reproduced by Convent Gardeners.

Nico was persuaded by his art teacher Mr. Guilliano to pursue the competition and keep his design simple. The flower bed is set to include a scaled presentation of the Rock of Gibraltar, which the Governor insisted would be made using actual limestone from the Rock, a Union Jack and the number 300 to represent Gibraltar’s 300 year of being British.

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Apr 24 - Convent Guard Room to Replace No.6 Entrance

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no6 convent placeThe Government will table proposals to improve the main entrance to No 6 Convent Place for discussion at tomorrow’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission.

Changes will include the current Convent Guard room being converted into the new reception for No 6. The exterior of the building is set to be returned to its original shape before being repaired.

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Ap2 24 -Thomson and Island Cruises Increase Gibraltar Calls

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cruisesThe Government has welcomed the announcement by Thomson Cruises and Island Cruises that their calls to Gibraltar for the winter 2013 and summer 2014 programme have increased by 33%.

The notice comes weeks after Neil Duncan and Jacqui Nobile, senior executives of Thomson & Island, visited Gibraltar at the invitation of Neil Costa, Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and The Port.

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Apr 24 - School Kids Win Day Trip to Gibraltar Courtesy of Monarch Airlines

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monarchAs part of an initiative coined by Monarch Airlines, a group of children from Harris Academy in Bromley UK, won the opportunity to take a day trip to Gibraltar, courtesy of the Airline.

Speaking to YGTV, Caroline Ward of Monarch’s Customer Experience department explained that the airline had done a huge amount of research, coming to the conclusion that customers want more enjoyment in their flying experience.

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Apr 23 - Unite Continues Good Relationship with Construction and Allied Trades

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uniteUnite the Union today invited employers of Gibraltar’s construction industry to a meeting with National Officer of the Union, Kevin Coyne. The get together ensured the continuing working relationship between the Union and the construction and allied trades, it also acted as an opportune time to discuss matters of concern within the industry.

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