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17/11/2016

  • Multi-million pound development will support more than 100 jobs at the airport
  • New infrastructure to support Boeing’s European GoldCare customers
  • Boeing’s growth in the UK continues, servicing new business

16/11/2016

  • Airport’s engineering graduate programme is in partnership with three leading universities
  • The three year programme offers experience working across all areas of the engineering and construction functions within the business
  • First year that applications have opened up for Quantity Surveying candidates

09/11/2016

  • Record 3.9 million passengers travelled through the airport in October, +7.1% on the same month last year, while long-haul growth rockets +22%
  • Tianjin Airlines announce new connection to Xi’an, home of the Terracotta Army and increase frequency on existing Chinese connections from Gatwick
  • Airport Council International Europe announces that Gatwick is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe

09/11/2016

  • Gatwick and airport’s newest airline Cathay Pacific subsidise trade mission
  • UK businesses exported over £4.1 billion of goods to China in last quarter alone
  • Airport connects UK to three of China’s megacities and now offers 50+ long haul routes around the globe

03/11/2016

  • Follows successful roll-out of initiatives like the hidden disability lanyard 
  • Maria Cook appointed Gatwick’s inaugural Autism Ambassador 
  • Airport Autism Champions to help with ongoing training of frontline staff  

01/11/2016

  • Energy generated from Gatwick’s waste to heat the North Terminal with recycling rate hitting 85% – the best of any UK airport 
  • Award forms part of highly regarded RSA accreditation scheme
  • Gatwick one of the first global airports to sign new Airports Sustainability Declaration

27/10/2016

  • New Head of Retail Rachel Bulford is responsible for 82 shops and 36 restaurants including Harrods, SuperDry, Jo Malone, Next, Ted Baker and Dixons
  • Previous experience at retailers Marks and Spencer, Homebase and Burberry
  • Appointment comes as Gatwick is named as one of the Best Airports in Western Europe in the influential Skytrax Awards

25/10/2016

Gatwick notes the Government's announcement that it favours expansion at Heathrow.

23/10/2016

  • Gatwick’s plan offers Government certainty of delivery and growth
  • Heathrow given the green light in 2003 and 2009 but failed both times
  • Gatwick’s scheme is simpler, faster, cheaper and less impactful

20/10/2016

  • Leaked memo by Downing St policy chief reveals Heathrow "exposed" on air quality
  • “It is exactly what happened in 2009 and the Government is in danger of making exactly the same mistake if it chooses Heathrow again.
  • Memo shows only Gatwick can lawfully expand

 

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