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18/12/2014

  • Benchmark is a nationally recognised standard for commitment to biodiversity
  • Award for enhancement of biodiversity across 125 acres of land
  • Second runway plans set to improve biodiversity further

17/12/2014

  • Over 1.7 million passengers expected to travel through Gatwick between 19th December and 5th January
  • Geneva, Barcelona & Dublin top Christmas destinations list for 2nd year running
  • Gospel choir, a Santa brass band and a Frank Sinatra tribute among the entertainment to offer passengers some festive cheer

15/12/2014

At a public session as part of the Airports Commission consultation process, Gatwick chief executive officer Stewart Wingate stated that expansion at Gatwick is the best choice for the UK.

15/12/2014

  • wagamama to open flagship restaurant in the North Terminal in summer 2015
  • Unique offerings such as healthy breakfast menu, fast payment app & USB charging
  • Passengers ask for wagamama, Gatwick delivers yet again

12/12/2014

Spokesman from Gatwick airport, latest update 19:09
How many Flights affected?
Average delay?
When will things get back to normal?
What are we doing to help passengers?

12/12/2014

Gatwick statement on NATS technical issue

11/12/2014

  • More than 2.4 million passengers flew through Gatwick in November – an increase of 5.8 % - fuelled by long haul traffic, European business routes and emerging markets
  • Greater runway efficiency helps Gatwick to achieve an extra 168 flights this November
  • Gatwick CFO: “Gatwick is the only airport that can demonstrate both a clear need for more capacity and a clear plan for a new runway that can actually be delivered.”

10/12/2014

  • New polls show support for Gatwick by Londoners, Gatwick residents, Heathrow residents, UK small businesses and London councillors
  • London councillors say Gatwick is best choice in eight out of nine categories

03/12/2014

Gatwick Airport train station is to get a major upgrade, the Government announced today, with a £120.5 million redesign transforming the station and passenger experience.

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