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  • New technology forms part of Gatwick’s £2.5 billion transformation programme
  • System to make it easier for passengers to find their way around the airport and avoid missing flights
  • Battery powered beacons reduced costs and complexity and were deployed in just three weeks


  • Announcement marks the first anniversary of the award winning Hidden Disability Lanyard service
  • Gatwick is first airport in the world to buy an Eagle Hoist 4 to provide safer, more respectful transfer from wheelchair to aircraft seat
  • Airport investing in two hoist assisted toilet facilities and will have four specialist facilities in total
  • Plans also underway for two new sensory rooms in each terminal to improve passenger wellbeing


  • ‘Gatwick Goes Wild’ project will bring people closer to the nature around the airport
  • A number of family events to be held across the week-long initiative
  • Everyone welcome to enjoy activities such as river walks, “balsam-bashing” and bat-spotting tours   


  • Gatwick announces awards for new Airport Planning Framework
  • 5-year framework to help airport push continued growth from existing infrastructure
  • Gatwick plans £240 million of investment for year ahead


  • Three-times weekly direct service to capital Kigali launches on 26 May
  • Rwanda voted top emerging tourist destination and one of the fastest growing countries in Africa
  • One&Only and Wilderness Safaris to open lodges in Rwanda this year


  • 3.8 million passengers travelled through the airport in April, +15% on April 2016
  • Long-haul growth +23% consequently driving impressive cargo growth of +27.2%
  • To celebrate the busiest-ever April in Gatwick’s history, today a video has been released showing a day in the life of the World’s busiest runway


  • British fashion brand Reiss arrives in the South Terminal this May
  • New store to stock specially curated women’s and menswear and accessories
  • Reiss’ arrival is in response to strong passenger demand for fashion at Gatwick


  • £100,000 granted to 32 community projects benefitting more than 21,000 people
  • £300,000 annual fund evenly divided between Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Foundations
  • Next round of grants to be allocated in June


  • Norwegian’s low cost flights to the Far East and North America help secure top spot for Gatwick
  • New service from Gatwick to Singapore is longest low cost route in the world
  • Gatwick currently serves over 50 long haul destinations


  • Singapore becomes Norwegian’s 10th long-haul destination from Gatwick
  • New ‘Norwegian UK’ subsidiary will operate airline’s first UK route to Asia 

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