Gatwick Airport News

Hertz expands car rental operations at London Gatwick

Hertz expands car rental operations at London Gatwick

Hertz UK has launched a full rental service from Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, becoming the only car rental company to have fleet available at the airport’s North Terminal. Hertz customers landing at the North Terminal will no longer need to take the inter-terminal shuttle to the South Terminal to collect their vehicle.

Long-haul growth drives up passenger numbers at Gatwick Airport

Long-haul growth drives up passenger numbers at Gatwick Airport

14th Mar 2017 Press Release Airline News

Gatwick Airport achieved an impressive three million passengers travelling through the airport this February, up 9.9 per cent on 2016. Long-haul routes continue their booming growth at Gatwick, up 20.3 per cent on February 2016 and driving a up six per cent cargo increase.

Gatwick Airport prepares for terminal swap

Gatwick Airport prepares for terminal swap

23rd Jan 2017 Airline News

Gatwick Airport is advising British Airways, easyJet, and Virgin Atlantic passengers to check through which terminal they will be travelling, as it prepares to relocate these major airlines. British Airways will move to the South Terminal, Virgin Atlantic will move to the North Terminal, and easyJet - which currently operates out of both terminals - will consolidate its operation in the North Terminal.

Norwood appointed to lead Gatwick planning team

Norwood appointed to lead Gatwick planning team

16th Jan 2017 Airline News

Tim Norwood – the man who secured planning consent for Hinkley Point C, the UK’s first new nuclear power station for a generation - is to become Gatwick’s new chief planning officer. He will join Gatwick’s executive management board at the end of February and will lead a review of Gatwick’s masterplan.

Gatwick Airport welcomes record 43m passengers in 2016

Gatwick Airport welcomes record 43m passengers in 2016

6th Jan 2017 Airline News

Gatwick welcomed 43 million passengers in 2016, cementing its position as the world’s most efficient single runway airport. This new annual record came on December 22nd last year, a month in which the airport achieved 3.1 million passengers, up 15 per cent on December last year.

King takes up leadership role at Gatwick Airport

King takes up leadership role at Gatwick Airport

24th Dec 2016 Airline News

Gatwick Airport has appointed Stephen King to the position of head of airline Relations. In his new role King will be 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.

All change as major carriers switch terminals at Gatwick

All change as major carriers switch terminals at Gatwick

23rd Dec 2016 Airline News

Three of Gatwick’s major carriers will move terminals in January. British Airways will move to the South Terminal, Virgin Atlantic will move to the North Terminal, and easyJet, which currently operates out of both terminals, will consolidate its operation in the North Terminal.

Virgin Holidays welcomes v-room lounge to Gatwick

Virgin Holidays welcomes v-room lounge to Gatwick

Christmas has arrived early at Virgin Holidays, as the company unveils its brand new v-room lounge at Gatwick Airport, which is now available to book for visits from January 25th. Whether you’re a honeymooner off to the Caribbean or taking the kids away to Orlando, the v-room truly caters for everyone, all with a premium design ethos, yet retaining a lot of family-friendly quirks.

Cathay Pacific expands UK connections for summer 2017

Cathay Pacific expands UK connections for summer 2017

16th Dec 2016 Airline News

On the back of strengthening demand for flights connecting Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, Cathay Pacific has announced that its current four-times-weekly service to Gatwick will become a daily operation from June 2017. In a further boost to the airline’s UK connectivity, Manchester will see the addition of a fifth weekly flight and become an all Airbus A350-900 operation in June.