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  • 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    


  • 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


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.


  • Multi-million pound development will support more than 100 jobs at the airport
  • New infrastructure to support Boeing’s European GoldCare customers
  • Boeing’s growth in the UK continues, servicing new business


  • Airport’s engineering graduate programme is in partnership with three leading universities
  • The three year programme offers experience working across all areas of the engineering and construction functions within the business
  • First year that applications have opened up for Quantity Surveying candidates


  • Record 3.9 million passengers travelled through the airport in October, +7.1% on the same month last year, while long-haul growth rockets +22%
  • Tianjin Airlines announce new connection to Xi’an, home of the Terracotta Army and increase frequency on existing Chinese connections from Gatwick
  • Airport Council International Europe announces that Gatwick is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe


  • Gatwick and airport’s newest airline Cathay Pacific subsidise trade mission
  • UK businesses exported over £4.1 billion of goods to China in last quarter alone
  • Airport connects UK to three of China’s megacities and now offers 50+ long haul routes around the globe


  • Follows successful roll-out of initiatives like the hidden disability lanyard 
  • Maria Cook appointed Gatwick’s inaugural Autism Ambassador 
  • Airport Autism Champions to help with ongoing training of frontline staff  


  • Energy generated from Gatwick’s waste to heat the North Terminal with recycling rate hitting 85% – the best of any UK airport 
  • Award forms part of highly regarded RSA accreditation scheme
  • Gatwick one of the first global airports to sign new Airports Sustainability Declaration

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