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  • £186 million facility houses state-of-the-art baggage and early bag store systems
  • Development improves efficiency and reduces delays both on and off the airfield
  • Passengers to long haul flights up in May, with numbers to North America up over 40%


  • Gatwick announces series of pledges in open letter to the Prime Minister
  • Accelerated expansion timetable means 'ground could be broken' in this parliament
  • Gatwick would cap passenger charges while boosting economic growth for the UK


  • Airport has accepted all of the recommendations of the Independent Arrivals Review
  • Noise Management Board to have its first meeting in June
  • Gatwick grateful for constructive community feedback and engagement


  • Birmingham Airport provides backing for Gatwick expansion
  • Gatwick spurs growth and competition allowing Birmingham to continue to prosper
  • Heathrow expansion could inhibit growth of other airports including Birmingham


  • Carbon emissions cut by over 32% and water use by 29% in last five years
  • Zero operational waste sent to landfill with 49% recycled
  • Gatwick spent over £71 million with local suppliers and employs nearly 12,000 people from the local area


  • Norwegian reaches 1 million passenger milestone at Edinburgh Airport and outlines ambitions for further growth in Scotland, including transatlantic routes
  • Norwegian backs Gatwick Airport expansion to “deliver greater competition that will allow all UK airports to grow”
  • Gatwick CEO hails success of Norwegian Air; says it “illustrates very clearly the fundamental changes that are taking place in the aviation world.”


  • Help for passengers with hidden disabilities who may require additional support
  • Voluntary trial product of partnership with UK charities and OCS
  • If successful, it could be adopted across the country’s transport network


  • 17th May marks the 80th anniversary of the very first flight from Gatwick Airport, to Paris
  • Since then Gatwick has grown to become the World’s most efficient single-runway airport and this week has served 41 million passengers for the first time ever
  • Throughout its history Gatwick has played host to many prominent figures including Queen Elizabeth II and John F Kennedy


  • Airport to step-up its efforts in supporting the fight against human trafficking
  • Partners came together at second Safer Gatwick partnership event 
  • Gatwick to increase training of front-line staff to combat human trafficking 


  • £36 million investment creates new state-of-the-art check-in floor
  • Investment in faster technology will facilitate passenger growth
  • Gatwick another step closer to ambition to eliminate queues

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