PRESS RELEASES

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06/10/2016

  • Numerous areas around Heathrow breach legal air quality limits today, even without a third runway
  • It would be illegal to construct, let alone operate, a third runway
  • Gatwick has never breached legal limits and would remain within them with a second runway 
     

02/10/2016

  • Gatwick partners with Bechtel - a global leader in engineering, construction and project management
  • Bechtel confirms Gatwick’s ‘low risk’ second runway can be delivered by 2025
  • Sir Terry Farrell – designer of some of the world’s best airports - also on Gatwick’s team

30/09/2016

  • London Gatwick to Moscow route to start 15 November 2016
  • Aeroflot, the national flag carrier of Russia, to provide daily service to Sheremetyevo International Airport from London Gatwick
  • New route joins over 20 new long-haul routes from Gatwick Airport this year

29/09/2016

  • Gatwick’s 75 hectares of greenspace inhabited by a thriving range of species 
  • The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark Award achieved for third year running
  • Partnership work praised for positive biodiversity impact

 

27/09/2016

  • Commission drastically underestimated Gatwick’s growth and made fundamental mistakes
  • Once corrected, analysis shows that the benefits of Gatwick expansion exceed those of either Heathrow options
  • Second runway low risk and can be guaranteed quickly – by 2025

26/09/2016

  • Gatwick best meets Labour’s key airport expansion tests to deliver for Britain
  • Links and economic boost come at a dramatically lower environmental impact
  • Gatwick’s plan for balanced growth passes Labour’s tests with flying colours 

26/09/2016

  • Gatwick Growth Board to probe the airport’s positive economic impact
  • Oxford Economics have been engaged to make an independent study
  • Baroness Jowell and Steve Norris bring experience, expertise, and authority

22/09/2016

  • Donations of £100,000 to be awarded to Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Foundations
  • Funds to be allocated to local non-profit organisations including charities, social enterprises, community groups and voluntary organisations
  • Gatwick employees to also offer their support and expertise

15/09/2016

  • Over 5,000 people attended the push/run and festival
  • Gatwick aiming to become one of the world’s most accessible airports
  • First of its kind initiatives such as the hidden disability lanyard helping to make journeys easier

12/09/2016

  • Busiest-ever August as 4.8 million passengers travel through the airport
  • Record traffic and long-haul growth prove Airports Commission data flawed
  • Gatwick passes 42 million annual passengers - a milestone the Commission said wouldn’t be reached until 2030

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