Caribbean Airlines is launching flights from Piarco, Trinidad to Gatwick, London, with four weekly non-stop flights on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, starting 14 June 2012. Tickets for the new service, which be operated by a 767 – 300 ER aircraft, will go on sale today.
Leading industry experts, Arup, have published a report - Supporting UK growth and global market access: the case for high quality rail services to Gatwick Airport. The report outlines a vision for ensuring that the UK’s busiest rail network and its second largest airport are properly integrated, supporting the UK’s future international connectivity and the needs of the commuter.
Gatwick Airport has announced a new scheme that sees London’s quintessentially English five star hotel The Goring coaching its customer-facing staff on how to provide all passengers with a personal service fit for royalty. Providing top notch service was identified by the Airport Passenger Panel as a defining factor in an airport experience.
Gatwick to be the FIRST airport in the world to offer a Jamie’s Italian and Union Jack’s designed exclusively for passengers to enjoy in the North Terminal
Gatwick Airport is pleased to announce Willie McGillivray and Derek Hendry have joined the executive management team. Willie McGillivray joined the executive management team last December as product development director responsible for identifying and developing new products and services that best meet the different customer needs.
Gatwick Airport has confirmed Korean Air - the national carrier of South Korea - is to launch three weekly flights from Gatwick to Seoul on April 29th this year from the newly renovated North Terminal. Korean Air was recently voted Asia’s Leading Airline First Class by the World Travel Awards.
Passenger numbers in November 2011 increased by 0.6% compared to the same month last year, with 12,800 more passengers flying through Gatwick.
Vietnam Airlines began its new non-stop services from Gatwick to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) today providing British travellers with a direct route to Vietnam for the very first time . Until today, it was only possible to reach this popular Asia-Pacific tourist destination via regional hubs such as Hong Kong and Bangkok.
London Gatwick Airport has seen strong passenger growth during the six months from April and September, with an 8.5 per cent increase in traffic. Growth was driven by existing carriers – including easyJet, British Airways and Norwegian expanding operations and adding new routes.
Passengers at airports across the UK could face major disruption next week when immigration officers and the UK Border agency go on strike, according to reports.
Gatwick Airport has officially opened the new look North Terminal following the completion of the £73 million project to extend the building to accommodate 20 million passengers per year by 2020. The eastern end of the terminal has been extended to provide additional check-in and baggage reclaim capacity, while there are 18 new check-in desks taking the total to 144, of which 70 are self-service options.
A government decision to halt the expansion of airports in the south-east of England could cost the British economy as much as £47 billion over the next 50 years, according to a report commissioned by Gatwick Airport. Released by FTI Consulting on behalf of the property, the report argues “if there is no spare capacity the UK could be left behind other European countries that have much more capacity”.