New boss appointed at Yorkshire airport

A NEW boss has been appointed at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster.

Steve Gill, who is currently group environment and facilities director at Peel Airports, will take charge at both Robin Hood Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport on Thursday, September 1. He takes over from former airport director Mike Morton, who left Doncaster last month after three years in the job.

Mr Gill has almost 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry and has “extensive expertise in airport planning and management”.

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The 46-year-old father-of-three said: “Having been involved with the airport during its initial development, I am now naturally delighted to be able to take the airport forward in this new capacity and to help develop the business that uses this great facility.”

Chief executive of Peel Airports Craig Richmond added: “Steve brings a wealth of experience across a range of airport disciplines and, importantly, already understands Peel Airport’s commitment to Doncaster Sheffield Airport and the region it serves.

“This is an exciting time, with the proposed new FARRRS link road and other local developments.”