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29/01/2015

Gatwick Airport has released new images of its new rail station, on the day that Government minister, Penny Mordaunt MP, announced £10 million of funding to secure the redevelopment of the transport hub.

28/01/2015

• 19 of the UK’s top entrepreneurs pledge support for expanding Gatwick
• Startups rely on the low cost fares offered at Gatwick to reach new markets
• Nine Chambers of Commerce support an expanded Gatwick

23/01/2015

  • Gatwick’s two largest carriers first to announce terminal moves
  • North Terminal transformation will include world’s largest self-service bag drop and world-leading security area
  • New pier in South Terminal includes £185m investment in state-of-the-art facility and storage for 2,600 bags

18/01/2015

  • Sir Terry Farrell’s new designs show Gatwick as the airport of the future 
  • The design puts passengers first as queuing will be eliminated 
  • New advertisements focus on Gatwick’s deliverability as opposed to Heathrow

13/01/2015

  • Leading aviation analyst Chris Tarry outlines the industry developments and emerging trends that point to the future shape of the aviation market 
  • Chris Tarry: “To dwell in the past rather than look at what is likely to happen in future will result in London’s aviation market failing to realise its full potential”
  • Gatwick CEO: “Gatwick expansion is the only solution that focusses on the aviation needs of the future rather than the outdated patterns of the past”

12/01/2015

  • More than 38 million passengers flew through Gatwick in 2014 – an increase of 7.6%
  • Record growth fuelled by Gatwick’s broad range of travel & airline models - from low cost carriers & European business travel, to long haul providers & emerging markets
  • Gatwick CFO: “Airport expansion should be for the many not the few – our broad range of growth underlines that Gatwick is the obvious solution if we want all passengers and all types of travel to benefit”

05/01/2015

  • In crucial year for airports expansion debate, latest polling shows Londoners continue to back Gatwick over Heathrow 
  • Growing support for Gatwick included as one of “15 reasons for 2015” why Gatwick is the obvious choice for expansion

30/12/2014

Following the emergency landing of Virgin Atlantic flight VS043, the runway at Gatwick Airport reopened at 7.03pm on Monday 29th December. Inbound and outbound flights are returning to normal from the morning of Tuesday 30th December but we advise passengers to check with their airlines in advance on the status of their flight.

22/12/2014

  • Gatwick gets fresh as new Wondertree restaurant confirmed for summer 2015
  • New restaurant to offer fast and fresh food from around the world
  • New opening is the latest in successful year for TRG Concessions at Gatwick

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