Gatwick Airport welcomes back Delta Air Lines’ daily services to New York JFK from 10 April 2023

London, UK, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling to the USA from Gatwick Airport can now book flights to New York JFK with Delta Air Lines, after the operator announced it would be returning to the London airport from next April. Delta will be operating a daily service out of New York on… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport’s new campaign – ‘Explore Like Never Before’ brings special offers, competitions and seasonal drink choices to passengers this summer

London, UK, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Gatwick this summer will be able to take advantage of a number of special offers, competitions and seasonal drink choices, as part of the airport’s new campaign – ‘Explore Like Never Before’. The campaign, which officially launched yesterday (Thursday 21 July), includes special offers… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport hires 400 new security staff to reduce security delays ahead of busy summer holiday period

Gatwick announces 400 new security staff starting ahead of the busy summer season and reveals top five hand luggage items rejected in scanner London, UK, 2022-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — After a busy few weeks, Gatwick Airport is working to reduce security delays ahead of the busy summer holiday period with more than 400 new… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes news that UK passengers to Portugal now have option to use e-gates at the border

London, UK, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport – which has more flights to Portugal than any UK airport – welcomes news that British travellers to Portugal can now use electronic e-gates at the border to help make entry into the country quicker and smoother. Lisbon, Faro, Porto and Funchal (Madeira Island) airport… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes European short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport

London, UK, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — After two years British Airways returns to international short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport today (Tuesday 29 March), as its first service departed for Larnaca at 6:25am. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the airline suspended its European operation at Gatwick Airport, moving a number of flights… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches 18 new routes from its base at Gatwick Airport

Wizz Air adds four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark

18 exciting holiday routes to launch from Gatwick Airport, with ultra-low fares Four additional super-efficient Airbus A321neo aircraft to be based at the airport Expansion coincides with exciting reopening of the Gatwick South Terminal Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline**, today (MAR 28, 2022)… Read the full press release

Gatwick reopens its South Terminal with around 570 flights a day

London, UK, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick reopens its South Terminal today (27/03/2022) and has gone from an airport with about 300 flights a day (26 March) to one operating around 570 flights (27 March) – making it the equivalent of opening a medium-sized airport overnight. Gatwick and its partners – including airlines,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes new affordable, long-haul airline Norse Atlantic Airways

Routes to be confirmed, but Norse secured two six-weekly slot pairs from the London Airport New, affordable Gatwick long haul services expected to start in summer 2022 and will be flown by modern, fuel-efficient, and more environmentally friendly Boeing 787 Dreamliners London, UK, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Norse Atlantic Airways – the affordable,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport launches engineering Apprenticeship Programme for 2022

London, UK, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has launched its prestigious engineering Apprenticeship Programme for 2022, with applications open from today (07/02/2022) to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week. As Gatwick celebrates its 45th year of the Apprenticeship Programme, the airport is on the hunt for four new Technical Apprentices in Engineering Mechatronics Maintenance… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport teams up with GRIDSERVE to build an electric charging facility, net zero equivalent to a petrol station

London, UK, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A partnership between Gatwick Airport and sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE will build the Gatwick Electric Forecourt – an electric charging, net zero equivalent to a petrol station – that will be available to millions of passengers, commuters, staff, local residents and businesses that pass through the airport and its surrounding motorway… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport will host special STEM week in December across schools in Sussex

London, UK, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 300 schoolchildren across Sussex are to be engaged in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) initiatives by staff from Gatwick Airport, in the build-up to the airport’s engineering STEM week in December. Students from schools including Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill, St Wilfrid’s in Crawley, The… Read the full press release

Stephanie Wear appointed new Head of Aviation Development at Gatwick Airport

London, UK, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Wear as its new Head of Aviation Development.  Reporting to Gatwick’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jonathan Pollard, Mrs Wear was previously Director of Air Service Development and Cargo Services for the City of Philadelphia Division of Aviation, which… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport staff to support Hazelwick School students in their pathway into the workplace

London, UK, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff from Gatwick Airport are supporting students from Hazelwick School in Crawley in the development of vital life skills, as part of Love Local Jobs Foundation’s Dare to Dream programme. Starting on 11 November and running through the academic year, five Gatwick mentors will be working with… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes flights to London Gatwick Airport from 10 December

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will restart flights to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from 10 December, responding to the easing of international travel restrictions and an upsurge in passenger demand for winter sun. The world’s largest international airline will resume services to its second London gateway with a daily flight operated by… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces ‘Learn Live’ programme to kick off at local schools

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting. The online broadcasts are designed to inspire local children to consider airport careers,… Read the full press release

New hires in engineering at Gatwick Airport highlights the airport’s commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM

London, UK, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is proud to have recruited four new engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort, with an equal split between males and females for the first time. The move highlights the airport’s ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) roles…. Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to subsidise ExpressTest operated on-site COVID-19 screening centres

London, UK, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is supporting Britain’s return to travel by offering passengers significantly cheaper PCR tests, after announcing it would subsidise its on-site COVID-19 screening centres, operated by ExpressTest. Two centres currently operate from Gatwick; a drive-in option located within the airport’s Perimeter Road South (RH6 0PQ) car… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport appoints Jim Butler as Chief Financial Officer

London, UK, 2021-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport Limited has announced today (13/08/2021) that in September 2021 Jim Butler will join its Board and leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. His most recent role was as Senior Vice President – Airport Operations and Cargo for American Airlines where he led airport operations and… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport and ExpressTest open brand-new COVID-19 screening centre

Pre-departure and post arrival ExpressTest COVID-19 screening will be available for Gatwick passengers, staff and local residents with results available the next day. The screening facility could also satisfy post arrival requirements for the Government’s expected “test and release” scheme to ease travel restrictions and quarantine. The cost for Gatwick’s air passengers and on-airport staff… Read the full press release

Wizz Air opens a new base at Gatwick Airport

1 NEW BASED AIRCRAFT AND NEW ROUTES TO GREECE, ITALY, SPAIN AND MALTA 50% OFF WIZZ FLEX ON ALL GATWICK ROUTES FOR 72 HOURS ONLY BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline*, today (AUG 18, 2020) announces a new base at Gatwick Airport, which will be the third base… Read the full press release

Jonathan Pollard named Gatwick Airport’s new Chief Commercial Officer

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Jonathan Pollard is joining Gatwick in September as the airport’s new Chief Commercial Officer it was announced today (15/06/2020).  He will be responsible for driving forward the airport’s airline relations, retail, restaurants and other commercial revenue streams, including car parking and property portfolios. He was previously the… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport hosted A Silicon Valley ‘accelerator’ event

Start-ups from UK, USA, India, Israel, Austria and Denmark present the latest airport concepts Innovations include checking luggage in at home and delivering it to a passenger’s final destination – making airport journeys ‘baggage free’ Solutions also included prediction of flight arrival, flight departure and passenger flow using artificial intelligence LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Five local schools enjoyed a STEM-packed day at Gatwick Airport Roadshow in Dorking

Five local schools enjoyed an action-packed day easyJet and Surrey Police among partners present along with 40 Gatwick volunteers The series of roadshows will continue to its fourth roadshow in West Sussex in March LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — One thousand pupils from five local schools visited a Gatwick Airport Roadshow at… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport: Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires routes support passenger and cargo growth

New routes and retail success results in EBITDA +7.9% year-on-year Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires routes support passenger and cargo growth One in five passengers from Gatwick now flying long-haul LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick has today (26/11/2019) revealed in its interim results that new direct routes to Brazil and… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces new independent panel of experts to help shape its strategy and services for disabled passengers

Panel will complement the work and ongoing achievements of Gatwick’s Accessibility Forum and Passenger Advisory PRM Group Ann Frye – international specialist in the transport needs of disabled and older people – to chair the panel Aviation Minister: “Gatwick’s continued work on accessibility is helping to open up new opportunities and experiences, ensuring the aviation network is truly open… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport invites local food producers to its very first ‘Meet the Local Producer’ event

Over 40 local food and beverage producers to attend Gatwick’s inaugural ‘Meet the Local Producer’ event Gatwick to give producers in its locality the opportunity to network with businesses interested in purchasing their goods Meet the Local Producer will take place 15th October 2019, Gatwick Hilton, 3pm – 6pm LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport launches new information portal on aircraft noise that can be tailored by postcode

New information portal represents a step change in transparency and makes it easier for residents to find flight information relevant to their location New videos explaining how aircraft operate in and out of Gatwick also available on the portal Over £1 million invested by Gatwick Airport to improve the monitoring and reporting of aircraft noise… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to hold Gatwick Fun Day on 14th September

Gatwick partners with Aviation Museum to host Fun Day for local residents Family-focussed event gives unique behind the scenes look at the airport with 40 exhibitors Event is free with donations to Gatwick’s charity partners also encouraged LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is giving local residents an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek into… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport initiates planning process to use its existing Northern Runway

Gatwick confirms its intent to start preparing a planning application to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) The airport will follow the planning process to prepare a Development Consent Order (DCO) Documents will be made publicly available on the PINS website LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has formally started the process to… Read the full press release

CAA Headquarters relocates to Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the relocation of our central London office from Holborn to Canary Wharf, our official corporate headquarters is now Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport. The official registered address is Aviation House, Beehive Ring Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH6 0YR. Our building on Kingsway in Holborn,… Read the full press release