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.
LondonGatwickAirport is actively inviting passengers to feedback on Twitter by placing physical prompts in and around the airport. As part of a pilot programme, information screens will, from this week, carry messages, suggesting how comments can be fed back to the airport via the micro-blogging platform.
United States public pension fund Calpers has taken a significant stake in London’s Gatwick Airport, following a deal with owners Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The California based group will take a 12.7 per cent stake in a deal reportedly worth $155 million.