Gatwick Airport, DIT Target SMEs for Conference on Growing Business Abroad

Airport and Government inspiring local firms to export to global markets Initial speaker line-up includes PayPal, Funding Circle and Cathay Pacific GATWICK, England, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has once again teamed up with the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ campaign to host a conference designed to help businesses grow internationally…. Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces the appointment of Stephen King as Head of Airline Relations

New Head of Airline Relations Stephen King is responsible for developing Gatwick’s existing airline relationships to their full potential and growing the airport’s carrier base – the airport already flies to 200 destinations in 80 countries Previous experience at Virgin Atlantic heading up the airline’s Asia Pacific team based in Hong Kong and also General… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches first direct flights to Hong Kong from Gatwick Airport

Cathay Pacific‘s four-times-a-week service to boost business links with China and the wider Far East New Cathay Pacific service cements Gatwick’s place in the premier league of airports offering 50+ long haul routes across the globe Gatwick now connects UK to three Chinese cities, including only direct flights to Chongqing – the commercial capital of… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes retailer Next in the South Terminal this September

Gatwick Airport will welcome retailer Next to the South Terminal, this September 1850 sq ft store will be Next’s largest in an airport and will stock a summer holiday clothing range, all year round The opening is in response to passenger demand for the store at the airport LONDON, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer

LONDON, 2016-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues the expansion of its groundbreaking low-cost long-haul network by launching the UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer. From 12 May, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline commences the new year-round service offering the cheapest direct flights to the West… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport opens the world’s largest self-service bag drop zone

£36 million investment creates new state-of-the-art check-in floor Investment in faster technology will facilitate passenger growth Gatwick another step closer to ambition to eliminate queues LONDON, 2016-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today opened the world’s largest self-service bag drop zone following an 18 month construction programme as part of the transformation of… Read the full press release

easyJet opens new check in area at world’s largest self-service bag drop in London Gatwick Airport

State-of-the-art facility will help easyJet eliminate queues and aims to enhance the airport experience for customers LONDON, 2016-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today opened its new check in area in the North Terminal at London Gatwick Airport which is the world’s largest self-service bag drop. The fully automated bag drop… Read the full press release

Norwegian to inaugurate UK’s cheapest flights to Boston on Easter Sunday

LONDON, 2016-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its rapid long-haul expansion with the inaugural flight to the U.S. city of Boston scheduled to take off as the Easter getaway gets into full swing. This Sunday (27th), Europe’s third largest low-cost airline, will commence the UK’s cheapest flights to Boston from £135 making… Read the full press release

Gatwick prepares for record-breaking Easter with predicted 2.2 million passengers to travel through airport during 25 March – 10 April

2.2 million passengers to travel through Gatwick during Easter holidays, +5% on last year 580,000 passengers to travel over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend with 50% more families Family fun in store with Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, face painting plus free of charge children’s play areas, dedicated family security lanes and pushchairs LONDON, 2016-Mar-22 —… Read the full press release

New Thameslink trains serving Gatwick Airport to begin service from Spring 2016 on the Brighton to Bedford line

Rail capacity to double at Gatwick Airport in the next five years A train will leave the airport for London every three minutes State-of-the-art trains and robust new track and signalling systems coming LONDON, 2015-4-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The first new Thameslink trains serving Gatwick Airport are on track to begin service from… Read the full press release

London Gatwick, Government’s Business is GREAT campaign and Barclays to hold conference for more than 100 British businesses

London Gatwick welcomes over 100 businesses to a conference to help them grow  overseas Gatwick teams up with Government’s Business is GREAT campaign with a host of other inspiring speakers Event follows new polling released earlier this month showing that small businesses and SMEs from all around the UK want Gatwick expanded LONDON, 2015-3-26 — /Travel… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomed the Thomson Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner to the airport for the first time

Thomson brings the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to London Gatwick for the first time Long-range Dreamliner has the ability to fly non-stop to the furthest destinations from the UK One-off Menorca service comes ahead of scheduled services to Cancun starting this July and Phuket in November 2013-06-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — London Gatwick today (21 June 2013) welcomed the… Read the full press release