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90 Best Air Transportation Companies and Startups in the UK

This article showcases some of the most popular players operating in the Air Transportation space. Our analysts selected these companies because they excel in one of the following categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Market Position
    • Market domination
    • Market leader
    • Strong market competitor

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Air Transportation industry.

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Top Air Transportation Companies


Virgin Atlantic Airways

Virgin Atlantic Airways is a British airline serves over 30 fabulous destinations worldwide.

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Heathrow Airport Holdings

Heathrow is the UK’s gateway to the world.

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British Airways

British Airways provides international and domestic scheduled air services for the carriage of passengers and cargo.

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Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is owns and operates an airport in the United Kingdom.

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Manchester Airport Group

The Manchester Airports Group Plc (M.A.G) is an airport operator.

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Flybe

Book cheap & budget flights from Europe’s largest regional airline carrier.

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London City Airport

London City Airport is London’s most central airport, offering passengers safe, careful and speedy journeys to and from the capital.

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Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport provides an air travel support services.

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BBA Aviation

A British multinational aviation services company headquartered in London, U.K

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International Airlines Group (IAG)

International Airlines Group allows airlines to expand their global presence and keep individual brands.

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RocketRoute Ltd

RocketRoute is an advanced online flight planning centre. Ideal for Airlines, Operators and IFR Pilots. Easy to use, fast and convenient.

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Victor

Victor is a London, UK-based private jet charter marketplace.

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NATS

NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services.

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Cirium

Cirium brings together aviation and travel data and analytics to keep the world moving.

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Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is an independent, time-critical logistics specialist serving the airline industry.

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Gravity

Gravity is a British human propulsion technology company.

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OAG

OAG is a leading global travel data provider.

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Air Charter Service

Air Charter Service (ACS) is an aircraft charter company offering passenger and cargo aircraft worldwide.

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AirMed International

It is an air medical transport company.

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Airline Services Interiors

Airline Services delivers aviation support to airlines and aircraft leasing companies.

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Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

AMRC is a world-class centre for advanced machining and materials research for aerospace and other high-value manufacturing sectors.

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Seatfrog

Seatfrog is a mobile application designed to make upgrades effortless for airlines and passengers.

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BMI Regional

BMI Regional is an airline company that operates an all-jet fleet with destinations throughout the UK & Europe.

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Farnborough Airport

Farnborough Airport offers a complete portfolio of business aviation services.

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SaxonAir Charter

SaxonAir Charter is The fastest growing Private Air Charter company in the UK.

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A I M

A I M designs, manufactures, and supplies high quality advanced avionics test and simulation modules.

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iForce Group Ltd.

iForce Group Ltd. provides outbound-to-rebound logistics and software services to multichannel retailers and manufacturers.

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Redline Assured Security

Redline has rapidly developed into one of Europe’s premier providers of security training and support.

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Air Dispatch International

Air Dispatch International is a provider of centralised load control services

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Logican

Logican provides businesses with a range of easy-to-use management software systems, helping businesses to process workflow efficiently.

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Hybrid Air Vehicles

Hybrid Air Vehicles has re-examined the basic principles behind Lighter-Than-Air Science and applied modern technology.

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Firnas Private

Private Air Travel Made Affordable

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London Executive Aviation

London Executive Aviation is a executive aircraft charter operators.

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AIM Altitude

AIM Altitude designs, engineers, and manufactures cabin interiors for major airlines.

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Hunt & Palmer

Hunt & Palmer is a Premier Aviation company.

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Puro Ventures Ltd.

Puro Ventures Ltd. provides same-day freight service to businesses.

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Starspeed

Starspeed is the global helicopter management, charter and training company.

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Acro Aircraft Seating

Acro Aircraft Seating is a aerospace design and engineering

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AviIT Ltd.

AviIT Ltd. provides high quality software and services to the aviation sector.

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ALL HOSPITAL

AllHospital.info is a leading platform that allows patients to find hospitals, compare their services, prices, and arrange treatment.

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Searcharter LTD

Marketplace for leftover flying seats onboard of charter flights / Virtual airline

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Flight Calibration Services

Flight Calibration Services provides cost effective flight calibration / inspection / validation / checking for the full range of aircraft.

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CHS Engineering Services

CHS Engineering Services is a specialist engineering consultancy focussing principally on servicing clients in the aviation sector.

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Active Electronics

Active Electronics is an electronic component service provider, ranging from Aerospace, Defense to Hi-Rel Industries.

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FLYPOP

FLYPOP is a British Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline to Second Cities of South Asia starting in India.

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No.1 Traveller

No.1 Traveller provides smart choices from driveway to runway, offering a tailored service and providing excellence at great value.

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Alpha Aviation Group

A leading provider of aviation training solutions for the global airline industry

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SATAVIA

SATAVIA simplifies decision-making for smarter, greener aviation

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FlyerTech Ltd.

FlyerTech Ltd. provides continuing airworthiness management and technical services

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FTE Innovation & Startup Hub

FTE Innovation & Startup Hub is an air transport innovation network that connects corporate innovators with air transport specific startups.

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ATA.ONE

Unique Air Ticket Distribution Platform

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VRCO LTD

VRCO is developing the NeoXcraft a luxury two-person electric craft which flies, floats and drives.

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ChillTech

ChillTech is the comprehensive solution to the challenges of cooling and water supply

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Migacore Technologies

Migacore Technologies is an early stage data science startup that focuses on bringing predictive demand forecasting for airlines.

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GB Airways Limited

GB Airways, Ltd. operates airlines in Southern Europe and North Africa.

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Air Partner

Air Partner is the global leader in private aviation.

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myairops

Business aviation product ecosystem that provides SaaS and mobile app solutions for business aviation operators and ground facilities.

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Cosmosair

Aircraft Design, 3D Flight Simulation, Flight systems, Flight training, Aerospace Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Flight Dynamics

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John Menzies

John Menzies provides distribution and aviation services in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally.

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Bagtrax Ltd

Enpowering Aviation Passengers’s experience at the junction between IoT and App

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Park Aerospace Corp

Park Aerospace Corp. develops and manufactures advanced composite materials for the aerospace markets.

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Regional Express Ltd

Regional Express Ltd provides freight forwarding, logistics and courier services.

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Go Fly Ltd

Go Fly Limited offers low-cost passenger airfares within Europe.

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Neoptera Aero

Neoptera Aero is developing a patented winged eVTOL aircraft aimed at Public Services, Military Applications and Future Urban Air Mobility

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Djetops Ltd

The world’s leading flight support operations, apps and platforms

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Blink

Blink is the creator of the SnapHack app service that allows users to get snapchat information that they normally could not.

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FB Heliservices

FB Heliservices provides helicopter aircrew training solutions, helicopters, helicopter engineering support.

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Jet2holidays

Jet2holidays is a British package holiday provider and tour operator.

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WeFlock

Mobile Application Providing Insights to Enhance the Travel Experience of Airline Passengers

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Cloud Global Group

Cloud Global provides aircraft sale and leasing, component support, and recruitment for the aviation industry.

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Farsound

Farsound provides consumable component parts for the aerospace engine sector.

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Cobalt Ground Solutions

Cobalt Ground Solutions offers aircraft, passenger and baggage handling in our genes, third party measurements.

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British Midland Ltd

British Midland Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates airlines.

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Southern Aero Services Ltd.

Southern Aero Services Ltd. provides flight support services to aviation companies.

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Patriot Aerospace

Patriot Aerospace is a leading General Aviation specialist, in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

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Cargorex

offer full air freight, sea freight and road freight services from all major UK airports

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Navires Aviation Ltd.

Navires Aviation Ltd. operates as a jet fuel supply company.

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Denbeste Transportation

The largest transporter of hazardous and non-hazardous materials in California.

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Border Air Training

Border Air Training has over 25 years experience in general aviation.

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Avisa Aviation Safety Systems

AVISA Aviation Safety Systems provides aviation safety management consulting services.

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Aircraft Chartering Services

Aircraft Chartering Services has enjoyed steady and continued growth since its inception.

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Aviance UK Ltd.

Aviance UK Ltd. provides ground handling solutions at airports.

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British International Helicopters

British International Helicopters provides aviation services for oil and gas support, naval and land air support, load lifting.

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Walker Aviation Leasing UK Ltd

Walker Aviation Leasing UK Ltd is the leasing of aircraft.

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Bluebox Avionics Ltd.

Bluebox Avionics Ltd. provides inflight entertainment systems fit for the digital age.

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iForce Ltd

iForce Ltd provides logistics services to multichannel retailers and manufacturers.

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PDG Helicopters

PDG Helicopters provides helicopters used in the construction and utility sectors.

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Servisair

Servisair is a global provider of aviation ground services delivering an integrated range of handling solutions.

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ASCENSION AIRLINE TECHNOLOGIES LTD

ascension airline technologies ltd provides BIDT analysis to the airline industry.

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Use Before Flight

Award Winning Professional Pilot Online Training Software & Community that specialize in mobile interactive training apps for Airbus pilots.

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