27 March 2008 – Oxford Times
More than 20 jobs are being created at Oxford Airport with the construction of a new business aviation centre. The £2m facility, due to open in the summer, will be used by business aircraft crew and passengers. A new airport manager is being recruited to start later this year with the retirement of current manager Doug Roberts along with a customer service manager and five customer service representatives. Bosses say a further 20 positions will be created over the next six months in administrative and operations positions as it focuses on expanding its business aviation market. The move marks the first phase of major investment at the site by private equity company Aldersgate Investments which bought the airport last July from BBA Aviation for £40m.