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26/06/2017

Gatwick is sponsoring the Festival for the third consecutive year

More than 10,000 local residents expected to attend the Festival

This summer is one of Gatwick’s biggest community engagement programmes

22/06/2017

  • Buenos Aires becomes airline’s first South American route
  • New affordable fares break current monopoly on direct London-Argentina flights

21/06/2017

  • Gatwick wins two awards at the UK Cheapflights.com Awards
  • Short-haul network and food and drink offering officially recognised
  • Runner-up awards also received for ‘Favourite Airport for Long-haul Flights’ and ‘Favourite Airport for Duty-free Shopping’

21/06/2017

  • Gatwick wins three awards from Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
  • Airport’s EHS commitments recognised as leading across the industry
  • Operations team and the construction teams awarded together for the first time

19/06/2017

  • Gatwick launches free couples’ pampering service to get men groomed and ‘flip flop ready’ ahead of their holidays
  • Treatments include foot waxing, MAN-icures and pedicures, and couples’ sessions are free for a limited time
  • Nearly two thirds of men (64 per cent) admit to doing minimal personal grooming before a holiday, whereas 87 per cent of women will prep and prime before vacationing

19/06/2017

  • Jack Wills store opens in Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal
  • 1,060 sq ft store will stock “fabulously British” holiday clothing all year round
  • Peter Williams, Founder and CEO of Jack Wills, calls Gatwick a “natural and obvious fit” for the brand

15/06/2017

  • Nearly 150 business leaders from the public and private sector attended annual Gatwick Diamond Growth Forum in Crawley
  • Gatwick Airport CEO in attendance as keynote speaker
  • Record number of business passengers departed from Gatwick last month

14/06/2017

  • The event will challenge developers to help improve passengers’ travel experience by developing new applications
  • Alongside Gatwick, six other airports: Schiphol, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Geneva, Munich and Copenhagen will participate in the event
  • Each airport supporting the 48 hour ‘hackathon’ will share flight data with the developers to help with the challenge

12/06/2017

• Number of business passengers hits all-time high
• Cargo also up 18.9% on same time last year
• North American routes driving growth – up 13% - with 15 US and Canadian cities now served by Gatwick
• World’s longest low cost long haul route launching from Gatwick in September

08/06/2017

Air Canada Rouge has launched its new seasonal non-stop service from Gatwick to Vancouver.

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