How Air India’s new flights from London Gatwick Airport are boosting trade and tourism between the South East and India

London, UK, 2023-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Businesses across the South East exported £479 million of goods and services to India – more than any region outside London – according to the latest Government figures1. These impressive trade volumes – and the jobs they support – have been given a further boost today as… Read the full press release

easyJet’s charity flight to see the Northern Lights raises a record £25,000 for Aerobility

The special Aurora charity flight took off on Saturday 18th February where passengers experienced the Northern Lights at 30,000 feet, hosted by BBC Sky at Night presenter Pete Lawrence £25,000 was raised in a record fundraiser of its kind, for charity Aerobility, whose mission is to provide anyone living with any disability access to the magic… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport Donates £34,000 to East Surrey Hospital for SASH Charity

London, UK, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff from London Gatwick Airport visited East Surrey Hospital last week to hand over a cheque for £34,000, which was raised by airport staff and passengers for the SASH Charity over the past year. Since SASH Charity – the Trust’s charity – became one of Gatwick’s official… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport Sees Strong Recovery with 71% of Pre-Pandemic Passenger Numbers in 2022

London, UK, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual traffic results published by VINCI Airports show that London Gatwick Airport served 32.8 million passengers in 2022, which represents 71% of pre-pandemic (2019) numbers.  This follows the airport welcoming only 6.3 million passengers in 2021. Gatwick Airport’s strong recovery is further evidenced by its increased long-haul connectivity,… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport unveils new innovative and more sustainable plan in resurfacing its main runway

London, UK, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick Airport, part of VINCI Airports’ network, has just completed (Sept 2022) an innovative plan to resurface its main runway in half the time and for half the cost – while saving significant amounts of embodied carbon1 by using 70% less asphalt – compared to traditional resurfacing… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of flights to London Gatwick Airport

Award-winning airline will operate an environmentally advanced Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service, daily to London Gatwick The resumption of the service for Summer 2022 underlines the airline’s commitment to the UK , including 7 flights a day to London operated together with its strategic partner British Airways Doha, QATAR, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release


London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release

Gatwick becomes the first airport to achieve a Zero Waste to Landfill accreditation from the Carbon Trust

Airport also recertified as a Carbon Neutral airport today Initiatives include installing 100% energy efficient LED lights on the runway, saving a million litres of water in car washes and introducing incentives for quieter aircraft All empty coffee cups and plastic bottles also sent for specialist recycling GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates flight from Doha to London Gatwick Airport

Award-winning airline’s double-daily flights to London Gatwick make it the airline’s sixth UK gateway Qatar Airways began direct service to Cardiff earlier this month, further strengthening its presence in the UK DOHA, Qatar, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to London Gatwick touched down today at London Gatwick Airport,… Read the full press release

Gatwick wins three awards at the AOA Annual Conference

World first waste plant also wins ‘Best Solution’ Gatwick’s airfield safety team wins ‘Best Overall Campaign’ Awards come days after Gatwick wins Airport of Year at National Transport Awards LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The trade body representing airports – the Airports Operators Association – awarded Gatwick ‘Best Airport’ on Monday, in a… Read the full press release

easyJet opens new 5,400 square metres maintenance hangar at London Gatwick Airport

LONDON, 2016-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today opened a new purpose built 2 bay hangar facility at London Gatwick Airport.  The innovative hangar design, which is over 5,400 square metres and provides superior thermal properties reducing energy costs, was selected from market leader RUBB buildings.  Building commenced in November 2015… 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

Emirates increases its capacity to London Gatwick Airport with the introduction of second daily A380 service

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a second daily A380 service to London Gatwick Airport. Due to passenger demand, Emirates has taken the decision to immediately upgrade its EK15/16 route that was previously operated by a Boeing 777. The A380 will add a… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport research reveals Brits are slick shoppers and bargain hunters

LONDON, 2014-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — New research from London Gatwick Airport reveals the nation’s shopping habits Sold on sales: Almost half (48%) use sales and bargains as an excuse to spend Excuses in numbers: On average, £82.80 is the tipping point to need an excuse to shop Hidden pleasures: Almost a quarter (23%) regularly hide their… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport announced that Air China will continue operating direct summer 2014 services between Gatwick and Beijing

Air China to continue its London Gatwick – Beijing service into Summer 2014 Gatwick plays an important role in broadening the UK’s connections to key trading routes London, UK, 2013-11-11 — / — London Gatwick Airport announced today that Air China will continue operating direct services between Gatwick and Beijing into summer 2014. The airline began operating… Read the full press release

UK’s first airline to fly 787 Dreamliner Thomson Airways named its second aircraft ‘Alfie’ after baby born on flight

2013-07-10 — / — Thomson Airways, the first UK airline to fly the revolutionary 787 Dreamliner, has named its second aircraft ‘Alfie’, after a baby born at 30,000 feet and delivered by cabin crew on one of its flights, after his mother unexpectedly went into labour. Weighing just 1lb and 1oz, Alfie Delamere was born 14… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport released Q1 2013 financial results

2013-06-26 — / — London Gatwick Airport has delivered financial results in line with expectations as challenging economic conditions continue. The airport has performed well operationally, building volume with its existing carriers, competing to attract new airlines and routes, and delivering record passenger satisfaction. Key highlights of the year: Traffic of 34.2 million passengers reflects 1.2%… Read the full press release