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17/10/2016

  • Areas never flown over before include parts of Kensington, Notting Hill, Hammersmith and Shepherd’s Bush 
  • Gatwick to cap the number most affected by noise and pay their council tax
  • Heathrow expansion comes with up to £25 billion health cost, according to Airports Commission research, compared to £1.5 billion for Gatwick

13/10/2016

  • Letter sets out ten key questions at the heart of expansion debate
  • MPs have a once in a generation opportunity to support Gatwick’s deliverable plan
  • Gatwick CEO: “After years of delay only by backing Gatwick can we build a new runway faster, at half the cost, delivering similar economic benefits, all at a dramatically lower environmental cost meaning we can finally reap the benefits of additional runway capacity and demonstrate to the world Britain truly remains open for business.”    

12/10/2016

  • New agreement to double the number of passenger flights per week from 40 up to 100
  • China one of the UK's most important growth markets
  • Gatwick well placed to boost flights to China thanks to new and exclusive links to Chinese cities 

12/10/2016

  • New service offers a clean, green transport alternative
  • Electric car sharing service the first of its kind scheme for a UK airport
  • Vehicles can be reserved in advance making journeys quicker and easier

11/10/2016

  • Air quality a key concern for Londoners and is the issue that makes Heathrow expansion unlawful
  • Stewart Wingate answers questions in Parliament today – at event John Holland Kaye refuses to attend 
  • ClientEarth legal case on air quality to take place next week
     

 

10/10/2016

  • Record month at Gatwick: 42.3 million annual passengers now use the airport
  • Long haul routes are booming with Cape Town and Moscow set to begin
  • Growth is decades ahead of Airports Commission forecasts for Gatwick

07/10/2016

  • Taxis transporting over 1 million passengers going electric or hybrid 
  • Hybrid vehicles to switch to electric operation within 10 miles of airport 
  • Another first in Gatwick’s journey to be the UK’s most sustainable airport

 

06/10/2016

  • Numerous areas around Heathrow breach legal air quality limits today, even without a third runway
  • It would be illegal to construct, let alone operate, a third runway
  • Gatwick has never breached legal limits and would remain within them with a second runway 
     

02/10/2016

  • Gatwick partners with Bechtel - a global leader in engineering, construction and project management
  • Bechtel confirms Gatwick’s ‘low risk’ second runway can be delivered by 2025
  • Sir Terry Farrell – designer of some of the world’s best airports - also on Gatwick’s team

30/09/2016

  • London Gatwick to Moscow route to start 15 November 2016
  • Aeroflot, the national flag carrier of Russia, to provide daily service to Sheremetyevo International Airport from London Gatwick
  • New route joins over 20 new long-haul routes from Gatwick Airport this year

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