1 KM No Drone Zone around Gatwick starts today
30 July 2018
From today, anyone flying an unauthorised drone within one kilometre of Gatwick’s perimeter fence - or anywhere at a height above 400 feet – risks five years in prison or an unlimited fine, or both, as the new laws come into force, the airport announced today.
Gatwick’s noise footprint shrinks following initiative to modify noisy aircraft
24 July 2018
The Noise Management Board first met two years ago and its initiative to modify the A320 family of aircraft so they make less noise has helped to reduce the area of Gatwick’s noise footprint by 3% in 2017 - compared to 2016 - according to the annual independent noise contour analysis by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Work starts on Scania's new Gatwick service centre
11 July 2018
Work is under way on delivering a new Scania (Great Britain) Limited commercial vehicle service centre at Pease Pottage, near Crawley in East Sussex.
£7.5 billion in goods traded through Gatwick, with local businesses 50% more likely to export than UK average
11 July 2018
£7.5 billion of international goods passed through Gatwick in 2017 in trade that supported 113,800 UK jobs - according to the most detailed analysis of its kind into the airport’s influence on trade and investment – published today by Oxford Economics.
Norwegian is voted Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 at the World Travel Awards
02 July 2018
Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry's most prestigious awards.
East Surrey College launches new Part-time courses to start September 2018!
27 June 2018
If you fancy learning a new hobby or want to improve your career prospects with a qualification, discover the exciting range of over 380 part-time courses for local adult learners in our new Part-time Guide 2018/19.
Air China launches UK’s only flights to Chengdu – a major transport and logistics gateway into central and western China
27 June 2018
Air China will start flying the UK’s only non-stop service between the UK and Chengdu - the prosperous capital of Sichuan province - next week (3 July), Gatwick Airport said today as it announced its 67th long haul route.
EMPLOYERS URGED TO DO MORE TO RECRUIT WOMEN INTO SENIOR POSITIONS
27 June 2018
Achieving diversity and equality within the workplace has been a hot topic during 2018.
Growth in US routes drives Gatwick’s busiest-ever May
21 June 2018
Last month saw London Gatwick experience the busiest May in its history, as 4.1 million passengers travelled through the airport.
London-Gatwick takes investment to over £3 billion with new five-year plan
13 June 2018
Chief Executive, Stewart Wingate is today announcing the new five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for Gatwick Airport at the British-Irish Airports Expo in London.
New Deal for Manor Royal
11 June 2018
The Manor Royal BID Company has signed a new deal with Crawley Borough Council and West Sussex County Council aimed at supporting local businesses and boosting economic growth.
Flying High: Gatwick Airport celebrates 60th anniversary
05 June 2018
This Saturday, 9th June, marks a significant milestone for London Gatwick, as the airport celebrates 60 years since it was officially opened in its current form. Opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 9th June 1958, Gatwick Airport became the first airport in the world to combine air, road and train travel in one close-knit single unit.
Gatwick seeking new Chairperson for GATCOM – the airport’s independent advisory body and critical friend
25 May 2018
Gatwick Airport’s Consultative Committee (GATCOM) - the statutory, independent advisory body recognised as a critical friend of the airport – is looking for a new Chairperson after the incumbent – Dr John Godfrey DL – announced he was retiring at the end of the year after 11 years in post.
MANOR ROYAL BID EVENTS MAKE A BIG IMPACT IN CRAWLEY
21 May 2018
Manor Royal Business District is celebrating the success of two major Expo’s that took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Crawley on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 May.
Leading Edge Conference Provides the Answers to Achieving Gender Equality at Work
21 May 2018
LoveLocalJobs.com, the award winning Sussex based jobs board with London based training provider, The Skills Farm delivered an enlightening gender equality conference on Friday 11th May.
£10bn growth could be unlocked by South East businesses
17 May 2018
South East businesses could miss out on £10 billion of untapped growth in 2018 according to research report - Planning for Growth - published by Grant Thornton.
Another bite of the Big Apple thanks to Norwegian
02 May 2018
Norwegian is pleased to announce that from 29th October 2018 the airline will add an additional frequency between London Gatwick and New York JFK. Due to passenger demand the extra daily frequency will add up to 392 premium seats and 1,974 economy seats a week to this popular destination.
Acro Aircraft Seating named Gatwick Diamond ‘International Business of the Year’
19 April 2018
Crawley-based Acro Aircraft Seating is celebrating a well-deserved win at the prestigious 2018 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.
SUCCESSFUL SKILLS SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS THE VALUE OF DIVERSITY
20 March 2018
Companies, entrepreneurs and education institutions from across the South East came together recently at the successful Gatwick Diamond Skills Summit to promote the value and importance of equality and diversity in the workplace.
Qatar Airways to Launch Direct Flights to London Gatwick
08 March 2018
Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct flights to Gatwick Airport commencing 22 May.