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.
Coast to Capital's Ambitious Vision to Drive Regional Growth
06 March 2018
Coast to Capital LEP has launched a consultation on its Strategic Economic Plan (SEP).
BUSINESSES VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY TO CONTINUE MANOR ROYAL BID
02 March 2018
Businesses located in Manor Royal, Crawley have voted to extend the Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID) for a further five years following a formal, independent ballot.
Long haul passengers boost local economy and jobs, according to new Gatwick report on the ‘Visitor Economy’
28 February 2018
Over 1.3 million foreign and 780,000 domestic visitors arriving at Gatwick spent a total of 12.1 million nights in the South East in 2017 – contributing £1.7 billion to regional GDP and supporting 34,500 local jobs - according to a new report on the airport’s impact on ‘Visitor Economy'.
Norwegian CEO: "The UK will be at the heart of our continued global expansion"
15 February 2018
Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos today delivered an address in London to outline his global expansion plans for the world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, as the UK grows to become one of the carrier’s most important markets.
Norwegian launches UK’s first low-cost route to South America
15 February 2018
Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, is continuing its global expansion today by launching the UK’s first low fare route to South America, with a non-stop service from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires.
Gatwick kicks off 2018 with record-breaking January
12 February 2018
London Gatwick last month experienced the busiest January in its history, with 2.8 million passengers travelling through – an increase of 1.4% year-on-year, marking the airport’s 59th consecutive month of growth.
MANOR ROYAL BUSINESS DISTRICT DELIVERS SIGNIFICANT JOBS AND BUSINESS GROWTH
08 February 2018
A new study reveals the growing importance of Manor Royal and its impact in terms of jobs, business and its contribution to the economy. The Economic Impact Study, jointly commissioned by the Manor Royal BID and Crawley Borough Council, was conducted by leading economic and regeneration consultants, Lichfields, to assess how well the Business District is performing and what it needs to do to remain competitive
BUSINESSES TO HEAR DIVERSITY BRINGS DIVIDENDS
08 February 2018
ExxonMobil, BT, Barclays Bank, Canon UK and the Gatwick Diamond Initiative have joined forces with Roffey Park, Crawley College and Prowse & Co to support the inaugural Gatwick Diamond Skills Summit on Friday 9th March.
Exciting Creative Business Partnership Agreement, delivering creative career routes for local students
15 January 2018
East Surrey College (ESC) is delighted to announce a new Creative Business Partnership Agreement with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA).