Airport expansion: Gatwick Airport’s Sir Roy McNulty says Airports Commission’s analysis fell short in a number of important areas

Gatwick strengths and Heathrow challenges both underplayed Gatwick believes these shortcomings have led to a flawed conclusion Only expansion at Gatwick can actually be delivered LONDON, 2015-7-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Chair of the Gatwick Airport Board Sir Roy McNulty today outlined the airport’s response to the Airports Commission’s final report saying the Commission’s… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport: Industry analyst Chris Tarry looked at a number of the key areas that the Airports Commission has highlighted as central to the UK’s runways debate

Leading aviation analyst Chris Tarry outlines the industry developments and emerging trends that point to the future shape of the aviation market   Chris Tarry: “To dwell in the past rather than look at what is likely to happen in future will result in London’s aviation market failing to realise its full potential”  Gatwick CEO: “Gatwick… Read the full press release

London Gatwick explains why expansion at Gatwick is needed in its evidence-based report to the Airports Commission

Expansion at Gatwick will enable more people to fly to more destinations – 10 million more passengers each year will be able to travel with a second runway at Gatwick than with a third runway at Heathrow Expansion at Gatwick will generate more competition, keeping fares low, and delivering £40 billion more in economic benefits… Read the full press release

London Gatwick submitted robust and compelling proposal to the Airports Commission for second runway positioned to the south of the current site

Expansion at Gatwick will meet London’s and the UK’s connectivity needs for a generation, boost choice and enhance competition Expansion at Gatwick will cost between £5 and £9 billion – a fraction of the cost of expansion at Heathrow. A second runway can be open in 2025 Noise impacts will be substantially lower than for… Read the full press release