Norwegian starts brand-new non-stop service from London Gatwick to Rio de Janeiro

Airline grows presence in South America with new route to Rio de Janeiro Affordable fares from £169.90 one-way break current monopoly on direct London to Brazil flights New flights to Miami, San Francisco and summer service to Seattle commence from London LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has today (Mar 31, 2019) commenced… Read the full press release

British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas opens its largest airport store at London Gatwick

The 82m2 North Terminal outlet offers womenswear, travel essentials and gifts The brand’s “growing presence in busy UK travel hubs makes it the perfect fit for Gatwick”, says Rachel Bulford, Gatwick Head of Retail LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas has launched a new store in London Gatwick’s North… Read the full press release

Norwegian to serve Miami and San Francisco from London Gatwick from 31 March, 2019

Airline to serve Miami and San Francisco to reflect customer demand and cargo opportunities More flights added to popular long-haul routes next summer LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian today (Nov 28, 2018) announces new strategic updates to its summer 2019 UK route network that will benefit consumers seeking affordable long-haul travel at www.norwegian.com/uk… Read the full press release

easyJet teams up with CAE to deliver a fleet of brand new flight simulators to its pilot training facilities

Global aviation training organisation CAE will provide easyJet with state-of-the-art pilot training facilities in London Gatwick, Manchester and Milan easyJet pilots will train on a new fleet on the most technologically advanced flight simulators New CAE London Gatwick and Milan training centres will house a dedicated space for easyJet LUTON, England, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

London Gatwick to open sensory room for its passengers with autism, dementia, cognitive impairment or other special needs

New, free to use facility provides a calming space for passengers with special needs to relax in before their flight Interactive zone full of light and sound also designed to stimulate senses, improve memory, motor skills and encourage learning New sensory room follows opening of new ‘premium style’ lounge – the biggest in Europe –… Read the full press release

London Gatwick August 2018: cargo traffic soared +22.3%; long-haul network grew by +18%

Gatwick announces +18% growth in long-haul routes in August Cargo tonnage was up +22.3% with new Shanghai route due to add 3,700 tonnes of capacity 4.9m passengers travelled through Gatwick – its busiest August ever  Bristol, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick’s cargo traffic soared in August, +22.3% year-on-year, as long-haul routes continued… Read the full press release

London Gatwick and Gatwick Aviation Museum to host behind-the-scenes look at the services which operate at the UK’s second largest airport

Gatwick hosts free family event for second year in a row Airport teams in attendance to provide interactive displays for the public Event forms part of airport’s wider community engagement programme GATWICK, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is partnering with the Gatwick Aviation Museum for a second year in a row to… Read the full press release

London Gatwick joined the city-wide celebration of diversity during the Community Parade at Brighton Pride festival

150 members of Gatwick staff joined the airport’s branded bus to lead the parade More than 300,000 people participated in the UK’s biggest Pride event Brighton Pride partnership forms part of Gatwick’s wider community engagement programme GATWICK, UK, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick once again led the Community Parade at Brighton Pride… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes the arrival of quieter and more fuel efficient aircraft of easyJet

easyJet’s new A321neo aircraft are quieter and more fuel efficient Gatwick reduces noise impacts while growing passenger numbers Gatwick investing in major infrastructure to facilitate next generation of aircraft GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is investing for the arrival of a new fleet of larger, quieter easyJet aircraft, which will reduce… Read the full press release

London Gatwick opens a new £2 million airline lounge style area for passengers who require special assistance

With 90 seats new special assistance area is more than double the existing area Designed with a premium lounge feel for passengers to enjoy before flying Up to 7% of UK population avoids air travel because of a disability GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today (17/07/2018) announced the opening of… Read the full press release

Norwegian to increase frequency between London Gatwick and New York JFK from 28th October 2018

Norwegian announces additional daily frequency between London Gatwick and New York JFK due to passenger demand Airline now offers 40 flights a week between the two cities from 28th October 2018 All flights operated by the latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft offering Premium and economy cabins LONDON, UK, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announces St Catherine’s Hospice and Kent, Surrey, and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust as its local and national charity partners

Gatwick announces two year partnerships with St Catherine’s Hospice and Kent, Surrey, and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust Gatwick staff have voted to renew local partnership with St Catherine’s Hospice Charities join airport’s longstanding partnership with TravelCare LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today announced its local and national charity partners for… Read the full press release

Swedish design brand kikki.K opens its first European airport store at London Gatwick

Stylish stationery store kikki.K opens in Gatwick’s North Terminal The 25sqm outlet is the Swedish brand’s first airport store in Europe The Inspiration Collection, travel essentials, and kikki.K Monogramming are all available at the Gatwick store LONDON, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Renowned Swedish design brand kikki.K has opened its first European airport store at… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launches a nationwide competition for secondary schools

Gatwick invites schools nationwide to submit their best energy saving ideas Students have opportunity to achieve a CREST Bronze Award in conjunction with competition Winning team to receive behind the scenes tour of the airport  LONDON, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is launching a nationwide competition for secondary schools via its ‘Learn… Read the full press release

London Gatwick appoints Lesley Hall as Environment, Health and Safety Director and promotes Bronwen Jones to Development Director

Lesley Hall appointed Environment, Health and Safety Director Bronwen Jones appointed Development Director Gatwick Airport’s CEO, Stewart Wingate, said: “These appointments demonstrate Gatwick’s ongoing commitment to providing our passengers with the very best airport facilities and service possible.” LONDON, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has announced today (01/03/2018) that Lesley Hall has been… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes Norwegian’s non-stop service to Buenos Aires

Airline grows long-haul network with first route to Buenos Aires from Gatwick Valentine’s Day celebration as the new route to the ‘Paris of South America’ takes off Affordable fares from £259.90 one-way break current monopoly on direct London to Argentina flights LONDON, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, is continuing its global… Read the full press release

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