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A12 bus service returns thanks to LandFlight

We are delighted to have stepped in to save the A12 bus service, which runs between Solihull and Acocks Green, via Olton. We have also increased the frequency of the service from every hour to every 30 minutes. The route covers several schools, a college and two railway stations. LandFlight…

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LandFlight invests £384,000 in two new Midi Coaches

We are delighted to announce an investment of £384,000 in two new top-of-the range, low-emission midi coaches. We’ve added two Yutong TC9 Midi Coaches to our fleet at a cost of £192,000 each, as part of a £2.3m upgrade to comply with the latest Euro 6 emission standards. The new…

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LandFlight supports two British institutions during Crufts

Once again, we took great pride in supporting two well-known British institutions during Crufts. We transported members of The Kennel Club and Chelsea Pensioners to the world-famous dog show, Crufts, at the Birmingham NEC. We ferried club members to and from the NEC throughout the four-day event, and taking Chelsea…

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LandFlight invests £2.3 million to be Euro 6 compliant

A significant investment in low emission vehicles is set to pay off for us, with costly new rules due to come into force for travel around London. We are upgrading out entire fleet of 13 coaches, midi-coaches and buses to comply with the latest Euro 6 emission standards,  a total…

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Driver assistance systems: a red light for the private hire industry?

Conservative estimates predict that by 2020, semi-autonomous cars will be on the UK roads, following a series of successful driverless trials, and by 2030, fully driverless vehicles will be on the roads. The technology is complex with cameras controlling everything from braking, cruise control, lane departure and correction, collision avoidance,…

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Landflight makes major investment in staff and vehicles after new contract win

LandFlight has launched a major recruitment drive after signing a five-year contract to operate several major bus routes in and around Solihull. We’re recruiting for 20 new drivers to service a range of routes it will operate on behalf of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) from Sunday, February 24. We…

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Remembrance Sunday

Armed forces veterans were treated to VIP travel to the annual Remembrance Sunday parade in Knowle. We have maintained a long-standing partnership with the village’s branch of Royal British Legion by laying on a complimentary, low-floor bus to transport ex-service personnel to the town’s Remembrance Day service. It’s a tradition…

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LandFlight starts major investment in low-emission vehicles

We have started a major investment in low-emission vehicles for our fleet due to the proposed Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in Birmingham, which will have a huge impact on all motorists driving in the city. We recently purchased an Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 MMC bus worth around £175,000 to add…

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On the road to Crufts

We supported two well-known institutions at the annual dog show Crufts last weekend. The Kennel Club and the Chelsea Pensioners attended the ‘world’s greatest dog show’ with a helping hand from our drivers. We provided vehicles from our fleet from Thursday, March 8, to Sunday, March 11, to collect members…

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Win a free airport transfer with LandFlight!

This Christmas, we are giving away an airport transfer worth up to £530 for your holiday in 2018! The lucky winner will receive a return transfer in one of our executive saloon cars to and from any of the following locations: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham and…

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