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21/12/2016

Today Warwick Davis, the much loved icon of the Star Wars franchise, was at World Duty Free, in Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal to celebrate the release of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, the epic adventure from Lucasfilm which has already become the UK’s biggest opening of 2016.

15/12/2016

Sir David Higgins will become Chairman of Gatwick Airport from 1 January 2017 replacing Sir Roy McNulty, who will remain on the Board as Deputy Chairman. 

 

14/12/2016

  • Gatwick adds 2.7m passengers to its annual passenger total
  • Record 2.8 million passengers travelled through the airport in November, +7.3% on the same month last year
  • Long-haul growth rockets +20% and cargo +12%
  • Cathay Pacific announces that current four-times-weekly Hong Kong service will go daily from June 2017

13/12/2016

  • Britons capitalise on first weekend Christmas in five years by jetting out of the UK
  • Gatwick’s Christmas Eve passenger numbers likely to be 34% higher than 2015, with New Year’s Eve traffic 32% higher
  • Longer Christmas and New Year weekends expected to boost total number of passengers by more than 10%

08/12/2016

  • £150,000 granted to 31 local projects benefitting 13,750 people 
  • £300,000 annual fund evenly divided between Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Foundations
  • Next round of grants to be allocated in February now open to local community 

08/12/2016

  • £150,000 granted to 31 local projects benefitting 13,750 people 
  • £300,000 annual fund evenly divided between Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Foundations
  • Next round of grants to be allocated in February now open to local community 

02/12/2016

  • Gatwick committed to becoming an internationally recognised dementia friendly airport
  • Airport praised for forward-thinking approach of lanyard  
  • Every member of Gatwick’s Assistance Team has received Dementia Friends training    

25/11/2016

  • Chris Woodroofe appointed following ten years in key senior roles at Gatwick
  • Scott Stanley appointed Chief Development Officer
  • Appointments mark a new and exciting chapter for Gatwick’s transformation

23/11/2016

Anyone planning to fly from Gatwick and visit the World Duty Free stores from 23rd November will be immersed in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story', the very latest Star Wars movie coming to cinemas on December 15th. This will mark the first ever major film release takeover at Gatwick and World Duty Free.

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