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  • Singapore becomes Norwegian’s 10th long-haul destination from Gatwick
  • New ‘Norwegian UK’ subsidiary will operate airline’s first UK route to Asia 


  • 2.8 million passengers expected at the airport during school holidays, +9.2% on Easter Holidays 2016
  • Half a million passengers travelling over Easter Bank Holiday Weekend alone, +13.6% on last year
  • Passengers off to La La Land as Los Angeles is biggest growing destination


  • Gatwick achieves 49 consecutive months of growth with busiest ever March, up 8.4%
  • North American routes drive long haul traffic with cargo volumes also up 34%
  • Gatwick is booming’ Stewart Wingate, Gatwick CEO


  • Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes
  • Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4
  • Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths 


  • Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver to start from September
  • Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years


  • Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes
  • The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride
  • Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before


Gatwick Airport this week celebrates the centenary of hosting the 1917 Grand National. To mark the occasion, authentic jockey scales have been installed in the airport’s South Terminal.


  • Travelling through an airport can be a challenge for people affected by autism
  • Event designed to give an overview of airport processes before people travel
  • Staff from across the airport attended – airlines, terminal, security, assisted travel teams, the police, the fire service and immigration officials


  • Ombudsman to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility
  • Ombudsman is ‘a respected, independent adjudicator that has a reputation for resolving disputes fairly’
  • CAA urges more airports to ‘follow this news and take action’ so their passengers can benefit from access to dispute resolution services


  • Gatwick teamed up with exporting is GREAT campaign to deliver TAKE OFF conference
  • More than 150 small to medium business owners attended the conference
  • Key speakers included PayPal, UPS, Martin McCourt and Lord Young

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