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31/07/2015

Reacting to today’s comments on Heathrow expansion by Willie Walsh,  IAG CEO, this morning, Stewart Wingate, said:

'One month on and the Davies Report is unravelling fast...

29/07/2015

  • Gatwick has never breached annual air quality targets and has  guaranteed to maintain 100% record with second runway
  • Heathrow expansion would be unlawful because of continued breaches in air quality standards

 

27/07/2015

  • AirPortr luggage transfer service launches at Gatwick Airport
  • Passengers can now travel without their luggage to and from the airport
  • Affordable service can be booked in advance or on the day of travel

24/07/2015

  • Record breaking summer with 6.8m passengers expected at Gatwick
  • More than a million passengers will pass through during most popular week
  • Large passenger growth to both business and leisure destinations

14/07/2015

  • Gatwick strengths and Heathrow challenges both underplayed
  • Gatwick believes these shortcomings have led to a flawed conclusion
  • Only expansion at Gatwick can actually be delivered

13/07/2015

  • Gatwick achieves record passenger numbers in 28th consecutive month of growth
  • 3.8 million passengers pass through the airport, +5% on previous year
  • Long-haul routes growing fastest at the airport, +8% on the 12 months to last June 

10/07/2015

The Zetter Group, Chef Bruno Loubet and Airport Retail Enterprises (ARE) join forces to open Grain Store Café & Bar at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal.

09/07/2015

  • From May 2016 Norwegian will open a new route to Boston with four weekly departures  from London Gatwick
  • Over 200,000 passengers have travelled on long haul, low cost flights from London Gatwick since July 2014
  • Gatwick CEO: "The success of Norwegian's transatlantic routes shows which way the industry is moving, with new generation aircraft fuelling the low cost long-haul revolution. Aviation is changing fast and we must deliver new capacity that best serves these future trends"

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”

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