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10/02/2015

  • January passenger numbers increase by 5.5% over last year
  • More than 2.3 million passengers flew through Gatwick in January
  • Biggest growth comes from North Atlantic with 11.4% increase over January 2014

03/02/2015

  • As public consultation comes to a close, Gatwick emphasises that Airports Commission should give full weight to numbers of people significantly affected by noise and to meeting legal limits on air quality
  • Gatwick CEO: “We all want Britain to prosper, but we should not pursue economic benefits at any cost to the environment. Only Gatwick expansion delivers the economic benefits the UK needs at a fraction of the environmental cost of Heathrow” 

02/02/2015

  • Latest polling and new document show growing support for Gatwick from public and politicians, airports, city analysts and business groups
  • Polling highlights environment and economy as Londoners’ top 2 issues in airport expansion debate
  • Gatwick CEO: “Londoners have backed Gatwick over Heathrow once again and clearly want a balance between the economy and environment that only Gatwick can deliver” 

29/01/2015

Gatwick Airport has released new images of its new rail station, on the day that Government minister, Penny Mordaunt MP, announced £10 million of funding to secure the redevelopment of the transport hub.

28/01/2015

• 19 of the UK’s top entrepreneurs pledge support for expanding Gatwick
• Startups rely on the low cost fares offered at Gatwick to reach new markets
• Nine Chambers of Commerce support an expanded Gatwick

23/01/2015

  • Gatwick’s two largest carriers first to announce terminal moves
  • North Terminal transformation will include world’s largest self-service bag drop and world-leading security area
  • New pier in South Terminal includes £185m investment in state-of-the-art facility and storage for 2,600 bags

18/01/2015

  • Sir Terry Farrell’s new designs show Gatwick as the airport of the future 
  • The design puts passengers first as queuing will be eliminated 
  • New advertisements focus on Gatwick’s deliverability as opposed to Heathrow

13/01/2015

  • Leading aviation analyst Chris Tarry outlines the industry developments and emerging trends that point to the future shape of the aviation market 
  • Chris Tarry: “To dwell in the past rather than look at what is likely to happen in future will result in London’s aviation market failing to realise its full potential”
  • Gatwick CEO: “Gatwick expansion is the only solution that focusses on the aviation needs of the future rather than the outdated patterns of the past”

12/01/2015

  • More than 38 million passengers flew through Gatwick in 2014 – an increase of 7.6%
  • Record growth fuelled by Gatwick’s broad range of travel & airline models - from low cost carriers & European business travel, to long haul providers & emerging markets
  • Gatwick CFO: “Airport expansion should be for the many not the few – our broad range of growth underlines that Gatwick is the obvious solution if we want all passengers and all types of travel to benefit”

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