British Airways’ celebrates new winter schedule at London Gatwick with Imogen Waterhouse

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Model and ski-lover, Imogen Waterhouse posed at Gatwick to celebrate the start of British Airways’ new winter schedule, which has taken flight this week. Poised at the top of a British Airways slide as though she’s about to hit the slopes, and with a birdseye view from the wing… Read the full press release

British Airways adds two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick

British Airways adds two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced it will be adding another two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick. Toronto in Canada, will be taking to the air from May 1, with three… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches new second daily service to New York City from London Gatwick

Airline offers double-daily flights to New York from £149 with launch of new early morning service Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ —  Today, 10th August, Norwegian has launched a new second daily service to New York City with fares from £149, meaning that passengers can now experience the city that never sleeps in just… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes Norwegian’s new service to Chicago and Austin, Texas

United Kingdom, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian today announced two new US routes from London Gatwick with flights now on sale to Chicago from £179 and Austin, Texas from £239. The announcement comes as the airline celebrates the third anniversary since it first launched low-cost long-haul services from Gatwick. In July 2014, Norwegian… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires becomes airline’s first South American route New affordable fares break current monopoly on direct London-Argentina flights United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, marking the airline’s first ever South American route as its UK expansion plans gather pace. The new… Read the full press release

Norwegian starts new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes

Norwegian starts new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes   Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its UK expansion with a new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes taking off this weekend – just in time for a sunshine break. Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes departs on Saturday… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver

London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on… Read the full press release

Norwegian further expands in London Gatwick with new direct service to Rhodes

17 additional flights to the Mediterranean, Norway and Demark added for summer 2017 LONDON, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces new routes from London Gatwick to Keflavik, Iceland and Rovaniemi, Finland

LONDON, 2016-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its UK expansion today, by putting on sale two new routes from London Gatwick to Keflavik, Iceland and Rovaniemi, Finland. From 30th October, Norwegian will add its first UK service to the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. Three weekly flights will operate direct to Keflavik throughout… Read the full press release

Norwegian Airlines to introduce three-times-weekly flights from Oakland International Airport to London Gatwick starting May 12, 2016

Oakland, CA, 2015-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Those with an eye on Oakland over the last few years have watched the Bay Area gem emerge as a premier destination. Oakland has been making a name for itself as a “city on the rise” across a spectrum of industries – tech, food, development, tourism, and thanks to the… Read the full press release

London Gatwick: record-breaking Bank Holiday with nearly 600,000 passengers expected to pass through the airport

Gatwick set for record-breaking Bank Holiday with nearly 600,000 passengers passing through the airport Bank Holiday passengers have increased by 17.2% since the airport became independent from BAA in 2009 Berlin is the fastest growing route since last August Bank Holiday +54% on 2014 joined by Madrid +26% and Istanbul +22%. Long-haul leisure destinations also… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announced 2.5 years of consecutive month-on-month traffic growth and achieved its busiest ever July with 4.3 million passengers travelling through the airport

Gatwick’s 2.5 years of consecutive growth far outstrips Airports Commission forecasts 4.3 million passengers pass through the airport in July, +6.4% on previous year Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate said: “These results put us ten years ahead of the forecasts used by the Airports Commission to predict future air traffic movements and how that relates to… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announces its busiest June ever with 5% increase in passengers on the previous year; further illustrates its case for expansion

Gatwick achieves record passenger numbers in 28th consecutive month of growth 3.8 million passengers pass through the airport, +5% on previous year Long-haul routes growing fastest at the airport, +8% on the 12 months to last June  Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate said: “The growth of our transatlantic routes, which from May will include Boston, is… 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

New poll reveals SME leaders across UK prefer Gatwick to be expanded

Small businesses and SMEs from all around the UK want Gatwick expanded Institute of Directors says Gatwick “leads on regional destinations” OECD report: high charges from an expanded Heathrow would “discourage” more UK domestic flights LONDON, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — A new YouGov poll published today has shown small and medium sized business… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes Department for Transport announcement of funding deal for flights between Newquay and London Gatwick

LONDON, 2014-10-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding to today’s Department for Transport announcement about a 4 year funding deal for flights between Newquay and London Gatwick, a Gatwick Airport spokesperson said: “We welcome news that this crucial route has been secured and look forward to supporting Flybe’s operation. “Britain’s economy is driven by the… Read the full press release

London Gatwick unveiled two large-scale ‘urban sculptures’ designed to celebrate the ongoing expansion of its route network

London Gatwick unveils two ultimate, urban sculptures by renowned artist, Zeus to inspire passengers and celebrate the airport’s expanded route network The sculptures depict New York’s Chrysler Building and Dubai’s Burj Al Arab celebrating the launch of Norwegian’s new services to New York and Emirates’ A380 flights to Dubai this year The new commissions expand… Read the full press release

London Gatwick reports record 4.1 million passengers in July 2014

• 4.1 million passengers used Gatwick in July – up by 6% year-on-year • This is a new record for monthly passenger numbers at the world’s busiest single runway airport • European traffic, particularly on business routes, performs strongly – up 10.5% • North Atlantic traffic is up 6.6% – triggered by Norwegian Air Shuttle’s… Read the full press release

London Gatwick reports 3.4 million passengers in May; 6.5% increase compared to same month last year

More than 3.4 million passengers used Gatwick in May – up by 6.5% on the prior year Gatwick is competing in the London market to deliver the best choice, service and fares for passengers European travel, especially business routes, performed strongly – up by 8.8% year-on-year, while long haul also achieved growth LONDON, 2014-6-13 —… Read the full press release

London Gatwick and easyJet join forces to showcase the exceptional experience, facilities and products they have to offer business passengers

Gatwick achieves record moving annual passenger numbers of 36.5 million – with 20% of passengers now travelling on business Gatwick flies to more destinations than any other London airport – including 46 of the top 50 European business cities Savvy business travellers are choosing Gatwick for its time-saving office to plane door journey and transformed… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launched discount parking scheme for local communities

Local communities to benefit from discount parking scheme at Gatwick Airport Scheme costs £20 per year for up to 250 visits to Gatwick’s short stay car parks Discount follows Gatwick’s innovative ‘Approved Operator Scheme’ LONDON, 2014-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick today launches its resident pick up discount scheme – designed specifically to save residents… 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 reported 2.7 million passengers in March 2014, increase of 5.1% YoY

• Passenger numbers for the 12 months ending 31 March 2014 up 4.8% • Over 2.7 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in March – up 5.1% on the prior year March 2014 traffic performance summary   Month   Moving Annual Total         Growth   Apr-13 Apr-12 Growth     Mar-14 Mar-13… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launched £30 million fund to improve airport’s resilience to flooding

Gatwick accepts all the recommendations of the McMillan Report into flood resilience, disruption and passenger welfare A £5 million programme of activity has already started to improve the airport’s resilience to flooding Up to £30 million has been made available to help implement the report findings in full Significant focus will be given to improving… Read the full press release

London Gatwick opens Platform 7 at its Gatwick Airport rail station

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer officially opens the new platform London Gatwick contributed £7.5m to the project which cost £53m in total London Gatwick is already the best connected airport in the UK, serving 129 direct rail destinations Over 13 million air passengers and more than one million commuters use Gatwick station every year Upgrades are… Read the full press release

Europe’s largest independent regional airline Flybe to continue operating Newquay – London Gatwick flights during 2014 summer season

Leading regional airline confirms new deal to retain key route for 2014 summer season Newquay, UK, 2013-12-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest independent regional airline, has agreed a commercial deal with Newquay Cornwall Airport that will enable the airline to continue operating flights between Newquay and London Gatwick from March 30th until October 25th, 2014 on… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport reported for more than 3.1 million passengers in October 2013

More than 3.1 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in October Passengers flying to Europe increased by 5.6% and to long haul destinations by 3.3% Norwegian announced three new routes to the US, including New York London, UK, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — October 2013 traffic performance summary Month Moving Annual Total Growth Nov-12 Nov-11 Growth Oct-13 Oct-12… Read the full press release

Norwegian to start three new non-stop long haul services to North America from London Gatwick

Competitively priced, new direct long haul routes will operate from Gatwick on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to New York, Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale Norwegian’s flights from Gatwick offer more affordable travel with prices significantly less than that of flights operating from Heathrow Norwegian’s entry into the long-haul market from London points to the future… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announced over 3.5 million passengers passed through its airport in September 2013

Over 3.5 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in September Passengers flying to Europe increased by 3.5% and to long haul destinations by 5.3% September’s load factor was 85.5% London, UK, 2013-10-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —  September 2013 traffic performance summary Month Moving Annual Total Growth Oct-12 Oct-11 Growth Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Total terminal… Read the full press release

easyJet to increase its Jersey network with the introduction of a year-round service to London Gatwick

2013-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — easyJet, the UK’s largest airline has today, Wednesday 28 August 2013, announced it is increasing its Jersey network with the introduction of a year-round service to London Gatwick. From 30 March 2014 easyJet will operate three flights per day between Jersey and London Gatwick, offering the choice of a morning, afternoon and… Read the full press release