· 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.
Heathrow and Gatwick have become the latest airports to be closed amid fresh fears about volcanic ash from Iceland. The Civil Aviation Authority has decided to shut the two key London airports as a safety precaution.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has ruled BAA may maintain its present position in the UK market, quashing an earlier decision by the Competition Commission.