2015

  • -- Airlines and routes --
    • General
    • A380
    • Air China
    • Dreamliner
    • easyJet
    • Emirates
    • Flynas
    • High growth and emerging markets
    • Long haul
    • Low cost long haul
    • Norwegian
    • Thomson
  • -- Airport assistance --
    • General
    • Passengers with reduced mobility
  • -- Airport Operations --
    • General
    • Airspace
  • -- Awards --
    • General
  • -- Business and premium travel --
    • General
    • Business travel
    • Premium travel
  • -- Community and Environment --
    • General
    • Charity support
    • Decade of Change
    • Noise
  • -- Family --
    • General
  • -- Financial results --
    • General
  • -- Gatwick people --
    • General
    • Management team
  • -- Gatwick transformation --
    • General
    • North Terminal
    • South Terminal
  • -- Marketing --
    • General
  • -- New runway --
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  • -- Passenger experience --
    • General
    • Technology
  • -- Passenger growth --
    • General
    • Traffic
  • -- Property --
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    • Hotels
  • -- Regulation --
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  • -- Retail --
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    • Shops
    • Restaurants
  • -- Roads and rail --
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    • Car parking
    • Rail
    • Roads
  • -- Weather --
    • General
    • Winter weather

29/12/2015

  • Innovative noise lab provides up to date information on aircraft noise
  • Clearer picture of emerging trends to help with longer-term noise mitigation
  • Developed with community in mind 

22/12/2015

  • No Gatwick Express between 10pm on Christmas Eve until 4am on Monday 4th January
  • Engineering works will mean longer journey times if travelling by rail
  • Passengers urged to plan their journey carefully and allow extra time to get to the airport 

14/12/2015

  • 2.6m passengers travelled through Gatwick in November, +7.3% on the previous year
  • Cathay Pacific announces new Gatwick to Hong Kong route, starting September 2016
  • Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate said: “Britain has a clear choice on airport expansion: get on with growth at Gatwick or yet more delays and inertia with an illegal Heathrow scheme that continues to stall. This decision has always been about balancing the economic benefits of expansion with the impact on the environment. The simple facts show that Gatwick expansion would give the country the economic benefit it needs at a dramatically lower environmental cost.”

10/12/2015

  • Delay is a ‘defining moment’ in the airport expansion debate
  • Expansion has always been about the economy and the environment 
  • Momentum now behind Gatwick as the only legal option for expansion

01/12/2015

  • Legal basis of Airports Commission report on air quality questioned
  • Report also highlights Heathrow’s noise impact and surface access costs
  • Increasingly clear that only Gatwick can deliver the UK’s new runway

30/11/2015

  • Heathrow’s plans to double freight mean 2 million heavy goods vehicles
  • Air quality around Heathrow already breaches legal limits
  • Gatwick expansion would boost competition and lower costs for UK exporters

19/11/2015

Gatwick Airport* delivers mid-year results in line with expectations as it continues to compete to attract new airlines and routes, invest in new facilities, and deliver an excellent service to passengers

17/11/2015

  • Milestone reached 10 years ahead of flawed Airports Commission forecast 

12/11/2015

  • Gatwick’s iconic Skybridge hosts world’s largest in-airport sound experience
  • Interactive audio recreation brings the Yangtze River ambience to passengers
  • HSBC-led project celebrates Water Programme in partnership with WWF*

12/11/2015

In the first poll since the final Airports Commission recommendation, support for Gatwick expansion among Londoners is ten points higher (44%) than for Heathrow, according to a YouGov poll where eight out of ten (79%) said air quality is important to the airport expansion debate.

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