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20/01/2017

  • easyJet will operate entirely from the North Terminal from Tuesday 24 January
  • British Airways and Virgin Atlantic will switch terminals from 25 January
  • Gatwick is advising passengers to check their terminal before travelling

18/01/2017

  • Alliance creating enough renewable electricity demand to power Holland each year
  • Gatwick already purchasing 100% renewable electricity and is one of three new RE100 members announced during the World Economic Forum in Davos
  • Gatwick’s environmental footprint is the same or better today than in the early 1990s despite passenger numbers doubling

16/01/2017

  • Regional FIRST® LEGO® League Tournament hosted at airport for third consecutive year
  • Students from eight schools across Sussex and Surrey took part
  • Gatwick continues to support national drive to excite young people about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

16/01/2017

  • Gatwick announces two year partnership with the event for 2017/18
  • Entry fee waived for Mini Mile race with participants instead invited to make donation to race sponsor, Cancer Research UK

13/01/2017

  • New Chief Planning Officer to review Gatwick’s Masterplan and help deliver airport’s £1.2 billion investment programme
  • Previous experience includes EDF Energy and BAA
  • Gatwick’s second runway director to retire, but remains as advisor

10/01/2017

  • Gatwick to sponsor both Crawley STEMfest and Big Bang Fair South East
  • Part of airport’s strategy to help boost local employment opportunities and skills development
  • Fairs expected to attract thousands of students and teachers from across the region

09/01/2017

  • Gatwick to support almost 100,000 jobs - with its existing single runway - and contribute more than 0.3% of UK GDP
  • An additional 131,000 jobs in tourism industry also facilitated by the airport

06/01/2017

  • Gatwick Airport has increased its lead as the World’s most efficient single-runway airport: 43 million passengers travel annually through the airport
  • 3.1 million passengers travelled through the airport in December, +15% on the same month last year
  • Long-haul growth +26.8% driving a cargo increase of +13.3%

22/12/2016

  • easyJet to move to the North Terminal from 24 January
  • British Airways and Virgin Atlantic switch terminals from 25 January
  • The transition has been planned for two years – Gatwick is ready

22/12/2016

  • New Head of Airline Relations Stephen King is responsible for developing Gatwick’s existing airline relationships to their full potential and growing the airport’s carrier base – the airport already flies to 200 destinations in 80 countries
  • Previous experience at Virgin Atlantic heading up the airline’s Asia Pacific team based in Hong Kong and also General Manager India
  • Announcement of Stephen’s appointment follows record November passenger figures. 2.8 million passengers travelled through the airport in November, +7.3% on the same month last year

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