PRESS RELEASES

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    • A380
    • Air China
    • Dreamliner
    • easyJet
    • Emirates
    • Flynas
    • High growth and emerging markets
    • Long haul
    • Low cost long haul
    • Norwegian
    • Thomson
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    • Passengers with reduced mobility
  • -- Airport Operations --
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    • Airspace
  • -- Awards --
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  • -- Business and premium travel --
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    • Business travel
    • Premium travel
  • -- Community and Environment --
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    • Charity support
    • Decade of Change
    • Noise
  • -- Family --
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  • -- Financial results --
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  • -- Gatwick people --
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    • Management team
  • -- Gatwick transformation --
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    • North Terminal
    • South Terminal
  • -- Marketing --
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  • -- New runway --
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  • -- Passenger experience --
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    • Technology
  • -- Passenger growth --
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    • Traffic
  • -- Property --
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  • -- Regulation --
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  • -- Retail --
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    • Shops
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  • -- Roads and rail --
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    • Car parking
    • Rail
    • Roads
  • -- Weather --
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    • Winter weather

10/04/2017

  • 2.8 million passengers expected at the airport during school holidays, +9.2% on Easter Holidays 2016
  • Half a million passengers travelling over Easter Bank Holiday Weekend alone, +13.6% on last year
  • Passengers off to La La Land as Los Angeles is biggest growing destination

10/04/2017

  • Gatwick achieves 49 consecutive months of growth with busiest ever March, up 8.4%
  • North American routes drive long haul traffic with cargo volumes also up 34%
  • Gatwick is booming’ Stewart Wingate, Gatwick CEO

07/04/2017

  • Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes
  • Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4
  • Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths 

06/04/2017

  • Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver to start from September
  • Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years

06/04/2017

  • Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes
  • The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride
  • Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before

06/04/2017

Gatwick Airport this week celebrates the centenary of hosting the 1917 Grand National. To mark the occasion, authentic jockey scales have been installed in the airport’s South Terminal.

04/04/2017

  • Travelling through an airport can be a challenge for people affected by autism
  • Event designed to give an overview of airport processes before people travel
  • Staff from across the airport attended – airlines, terminal, security, assisted travel teams, the police, the fire service and immigration officials

03/04/2017

  • Ombudsman to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility
  • Ombudsman is ‘a respected, independent adjudicator that has a reputation for resolving disputes fairly’
  • CAA urges more airports to ‘follow this news and take action’ so their passengers can benefit from access to dispute resolution services

30/03/2017

  • Gatwick teamed up with exporting is GREAT campaign to deliver TAKE OFF conference
  • More than 150 small to medium business owners attended the conference
  • Key speakers included PayPal, UPS, Martin McCourt and Lord Young
Charles Kirwan-Taylor, Gatwick's Sustainability Director and Martin Willmore, Senior VP, DHL opening Gatwickl's new £3.8million waste plant

23/03/2017

  • First ICW compliant biomass combustion system in an airport
  • Airport aims to hit 85% recycling rate - the best of any UK airport, saving £1,000 per day in energy costs 

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