PRESS RELEASES

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    • A380
    • Air China
    • Dreamliner
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    • Flynas
    • High growth and emerging markets
    • Long haul
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    • Business travel
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    • Charity support
    • Decade of Change
    • Noise
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  • -- Financial results --
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  • -- Gatwick people --
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    • Management team
  • -- Gatwick transformation --
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    • North Terminal
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  • -- Marketing --
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  • -- Passenger experience --
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  • -- Roads and rail --
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    • Car parking
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  • -- Weather --
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    • Winter weather

03/04/2017

  • Ombudsman to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility
  • Ombudsman is ‘a respected, independent adjudicator that has a reputation for resolving disputes fairly’
  • CAA urges more airports to ‘follow this news and take action’ so their passengers can benefit from access to dispute resolution services

30/03/2017

  • Gatwick teamed up with exporting is GREAT campaign to deliver TAKE OFF conference
  • More than 150 small to medium business owners attended the conference
  • Key speakers included PayPal, UPS, Martin McCourt and Lord Young
Charles Kirwan-Taylor, Gatwick's Sustainability Director and Martin Willmore, Senior VP, DHL opening Gatwickl's new £3.8million waste plant

23/03/2017

  • First ICW compliant biomass combustion system in an airport
  • Airport aims to hit 85% recycling rate - the best of any UK airport, saving £1,000 per day in energy costs 

10/03/2017

  • 3.0m passengers travelled through Gatwick last month, the airport’s busiest-ever February, +9.9% on 2016
  • February long-haul routes +20.3% on 2016 driving a 6.0% cargo increase
  • Dubai topped Gatwick’s most popular February long-haul destinations list with Paris routes +77% - likely benefitting from February’s Valentine effect

07/03/2017

  • Gatwick to broadcast series of live sessions to schools giving advice on career paths at the airport
  • First broadcast scheduled during National Apprenticeship Week
  • As part of National Apprenticeship Week, senior leaders at the airport are working alongside apprentices in series of 'Back to the Floor' sessions

07/03/2017

  • Airport and Government inspiring local firms to export to global markets
  • Initial speaker line-up includes PayPal, Funding Circle and Cathay Pacific

02/03/2017

  • Airport demonstrates investment in local economy as raft of job opportunities become available
  • Seasonal summer job numbers up by 40% on previous year
  • Majority of the vacancies are available through Gatwick’s retail and restaurant offering

16/02/2017

  • Third year that Gatwick has sponsored Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival
  • Family, International and Accessibility programmes sponsored
  • Wide range of arts and music to people of all ages and abilities offered

16/02/2017

  • New Starbucks store opens in the South Terminal with expert led coffee tastings
  • New store designed around the needs of passengers, with fast service, wireless charging and wi-fi available

10/02/2017

  • 2.8m passengers travelled through Gatwick in January 2017, +12.1% on 2016
  • January long-haul routes +23.2% on 2016 driving a 15.4% cargo increase
  • Gatwick celebrates busiest-ever January with specially-commissioned collection of unique artworks from Instragram artist Paperboyo

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