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01/07/2015

Responding to the Airports Commission Final Report today, Gatwick Airport said it remained confident that it will still be chosen for expansion as it is the only deliverable option.

26/06/2015

  • As Airports Commission decision approaches, UK’s leading architect planner Sir Terry Farrell outlines his vision for Gatwick to become world’s most efficient two-runway airport
  • Gatwick CEO: “After decades of delay, it is decision time. Gatwick’s plans are a blueprint for another world-class airport for the UK & the only deliverable option to finally fix the capacity crunch”

26/06/2015

Wondertree, the relaxed contemporary family restaurant, is to open at the end of June 2015 at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal.  Customers at Wondertree will be able to enjoy either dining in the restaurant or a Wondertree take-away.

25/06/2015

Gatwick Airport Ltd results for the full year ending 31st March 2015

Gatwick Airport announces exceptional growth with annual results demonstrating once again why the airport is the best and only deliverable choice for the UK’s next runway.

CEO Stewart Wingate said today’s results show why momentum and support has grown rapidly for Gatwick where a new runway can be delivered quicker, cheaper, more simply and at a fraction of the overwhelming environmental costs that face Heathrow.

18/06/2015

  • Travel companies must collaborate to give their passengers what they want
  • Innovation will  be driven by tech start-ups and big businesses collaborating
  • To enable collaboration, Gatwick is sharing operational data with start ups
  • Comments made at SMART London as Traveltech Lab extends its reach

16/06/2015

  • WestJet will connect London and Canada from Gatwick
  • Rise of low cost long haul continues the transformation of aviation
  • Further illustration that Gatwick can serve all airlines and all markets

11/06/2015

  • Record-breaking May means Gatwick is on track to see annual passenger numbers grow by 8 million since break-up of the BAA monopoly 
  • Gatwick CEO: “Choosing airport competition over monopoly is the only answer that is right for the whole of the UK. Expanding Gatwick would enhance competition, meaning Gatwick grows, Heathrow improves, and every part of the UK benefits from a stronger network of competing airports providing passengers more choice, higher standards and lower fares”

04/06/2015

  • Gatwick offering £3,600 of acoustic insulation per eligible household
  • £2.35 million committed to-date of £7.2 million set aside for scheme
  • Gatwick has more than doubled the number of homes eligible for scheme 

29/05/2015

  • Heathrow is in breach of legally-binding air quality limits and would contribute to prolonged breaches making expansion there unlawful
  • Gatwick hasn’t breached these limits and still would not with a second runway
  • Recent Supreme Court ruling has brought this issue into renewed focus

28/05/2015

  • Scotland’s direct air routes at risk from new Heathrow monopoly
  • Gatwick expansion delivers larger market share for Scotland
  • Heathrow project demands £5.7bn of public subsidy

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