132,500 more passengers flew through Gatwick this August
Passenger numbers in July 2011 increased by 5.9%, 201,300 more passengers compared to the same month last year.
Gatwick Airport expects to see a rise of 6% in the number of Brits jetting off for their Spring bank holidays. This year over 550,000 passengers will be enjoying some downtime in the sunny resorts of Spain, Portugal and Turkey or visiting friends and family in Ireland and parts of the UK.
Gatwick Airport today announced that Air Nigeria - the national flag carrier of Nigeria – is to launch its first international route outside Africa with a daily London-Lagos route from 1 September, strengthening the links between the financial and economic centres of the UK and Nigeria.
· Passengers can track progress of Gatwick’s £1 billion investment programme by scanning barcodes with their smartphone · Gatwick is the first airport and UK brand to interact with its passengers using the stickybits mobile application
With the end of school summer holidays soon approaching, Gatwick is preparing for a busy August bank holiday weekend.