8 reasons why you should go to Farnborough Airshow

Jun 18, 2018

Considering going to Farnborough Airshow this year? There are plenty of great reasons to head down and get involved in the aviation action! Here at eight of our favourites:


1. The biggest spectacle

Farnborough Airshow is the biggest aviation event in the UK calendar, so if you are passionate about all things airborne, it’s certainly the occasion for you and completely packed with exhibits and exciting events. You can see fighter planes, commercial aircraft, aerobatic planes, historical planes and even wing walkers!

2. A unique chance to see flying displays

Whilst it’s possible to see grounded planes and helicopters in all their glory at various museums and open events, Farnborough Airshow is unique for having the most exciting flying displays for the crowds to enjoy, with The Blades and The Flying Bulls are amongst those on the schedule. You can get close to the aircraft on the ground with the static displays and then watch them do their thing in the air!

3. It’s a great trip from London

The air show is very accessible from London and a great excuse to get out of the city and enjoy something new. If you’re considering treating yourself to a special day at the event, why not book a Farnborough Airshow chauffeur to take you there and back and avoid any hassles with parking? You could even treat yourself to a glass of bubbly en route and enjoy some luxury!

4. Kids go free!

How many events offer free tickets for the next generation of aviation enthusiasts? Farnborough Airshow does, so you can take the whole family!

5. Famous aircraft

Ever wanted to see a Spitfire or Bristol Blenheim up close? How about the Great War Display Team? You can get up close to these incredible historic aircraft and learn more about them from the experts when you visit the airshow – helping to brush up on your history as well as be wowed by the craft of the future.

6. Fantastic entertainment

As well as flying displays and static aircraft, there are exciting entertainment features to enjoy, with everything from children’s play areas through to flight simulators on offer. Try the free-fall stunt bag or the zip wire for some adrenaline packed fun!

7. See Jaguar and get in the driver’s seat

The Jaguar’s Art of Performance Tour will also be exhibiting at the Airshow and it will even offer guests the chance to get into the driver’s seats of the E-PACE and F-PACE and see the new electric I-PACE in all its glory!

8. Retail fun!

For those less fascinated by flight and more interested in retail, there will be fantastic retail exhibitors at the show and delicious food and drink stalls also in abundance to enjoy. From branded merchandise through to locally-sourced artisan burgers, the event really does promise some fantastic entertainment and experiences for the whole family!

Book your tickets

To book your tickets for Farnborough Airshow go to there website

Travel in style

Remember too that you can travel in style and ease and avoid the crowds by booking a Farnborough Airshow chauffeur to make your trip to the event as easy as possible. The event is a huge spectacle and draws thousands of excited visitors from afar – so make your travel arrangements as easy as possible and forget the hassle of parking with your own chauffeur!