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Gatwick takes next steps in northern runway plan

Gatwick takes next steps in northern runway plan

28 August 2019 Airline News

Gatwick has formally started the process to bring its existing northern runway into routine use. The airport has submitted a notice to the planning inspectorate of its intention to prepare an application for development consent.

Gatwick security staff strike suspended

Gatwick security staff strike suspended

7 August 2019 Airline News

Strikes by security workers at Gatwick airport have been suspended after an improved pay offer was made. The 130 members of Unite who are employed by ICTS (UK) to scan passengers’ luggage for explosive materials and other dangerous and prohibited materials, were due to stage a 48-hour strike from Saturday morning.

London Gatwick opens new domestic arrivals route

London Gatwick opens new domestic arrivals route

2 August 2019 Airline News

London Gatwick has opened a new arrivals facility for domestic travellers from other parts of the UK and Republic of Ireland. It is hoped the facility will provide a faster and more convenient exit from the aircraft through a new dedicated arrivals route.

Two new strike threats at Gatwick Airport

Two new strike threats at Gatwick Airport

11 July 2019 Airline News

Two separate groups of workers at Gatwick airport are to begin balloting for industrial action over pay. If the workers vote for strike action, passengers at Gatwick are set to face delays and disruption later this summer.

Long-haul traffic drives continued growth at Gatwick

Long-haul traffic drives continued growth at Gatwick

18 June 2019 Airline News

Gatwick has reported revenue increased 6.1 per cent to £811 million for the financial year just ended. Combined with careful cost management, this resulted an EBITDA increase of 7.3 per cent, to £441 million, and a profit after tax of £208 million.