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11/07/2016

  • Top Track 100 ranks Britain’s largest private companies on sales 
  • Gatwick has delivered a record 12 months of long-haul growth 
  • Record growth demonstrates the benefits an expanded Gatwick would deliver for Britain 

11/07/2016

  • Long-haul growth in June rockets 24% year on year, whilst Gatwick has been announced as the European airport with the most new long-haul routes
  • Chinese carrier Tianjin Airlines arrived at the airport in June with routes to Hong Kong and Cape Town starting this autumn.
  • Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate said: “June’s passenger figures are the latest demonstration of Gatwick’s ongoing long-haul success story showing once again the unrivalled potential that an expanded Gatwick would deliver for Britain.

06/07/2016

  • Gatwick wins ‘European airport with the most new long haul routes’ award
  • 6 million Gatwick passengers flew to a long haul destination last year
  • New upcoming routes include British Airways to Cape Town and Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong  

01/07/2016

  • £36 million investment creates new ‘Next Generation’ security lanes
  • Investment in faster screening processes will halve passenger time through security
  • Gatwick another step closer to its ambition to eliminate queues
  • Gatwick tops passenger satisfaction survey about security screening by DfT

01/07/2016

  • Britain needs to show it can be agile and decisive
  • It is now clear that only Gatwick can deliver the expansion we need and do so by 2025
  • Expand Gatwick and give Britain two world class airports

30/06/2016

  • Annual results show airport has set new world records for aircraft movements and passenger numbers for a single runway airport - passenger numbers up +6% and air traffic movements up +4% on 2015
  • Gatwick has joined the premier league of airports with more than 50 long haul routes - new routes to China, Hong Kong and Cape Town start this autumn
  • It is now clear only Gatwick can deliver a new runway for Britain

27/06/2016

  • Only Gatwick can deliver the new connections to growth markets that Britain urgently needs
  • Gatwick can provide certainty of delivery, cheaper, faster and cleaner
  • The momentum is with Gatwick

14/06/2016

  • £186 million facility houses state-of-the-art baggage and early bag store systems
  • Development improves efficiency and reduces delays both on and off the airfield
  • Passengers to long haul flights up in May, with numbers to North America up over 40%

07/06/2016

  • Gatwick announces series of pledges in open letter to the Prime Minister
  • Accelerated expansion timetable means 'ground could be broken' in this parliament
  • Gatwick would cap passenger charges while boosting economic growth for the UK

02/06/2016

  • Airport has accepted all of the recommendations of the Independent Arrivals Review
  • Noise Management Board to have its first meeting in June
  • Gatwick grateful for constructive community feedback and engagement

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