Gatwick unveils free Experience West Sussex tourism advert site – as new partnership explores how to showcase Sussex and Surrey to the world
16 October 2018
A free promotion site showcasing the rich variety of experiences available to West Sussex visitors was unveiled at Gatwick Airport today by Louise Goldsmith, Leader of West Sussex County Council and Stewart Wingate, Gatwick’s CEO.
Gatwick Diamond Business appoints new Chief Executive
11 October 2018
Gatwick Diamond Business is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Jeff Alexander.
Norwegian now largest non-US airline serving New York
10 October 2018
Norwegian, has become the largest non-U.S. airline on transatlantic routes to and from the New York area based on passenger numbers.
Gatwick CEO provides career advice to inspire students via live online education portal
10 October 2018
Gatwick Airport’s CEO, Stewart Wingate, took part in a ‘Learn Live’ broadcast with more than 60 schools nationwide to provide advice to students thinking about pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related career at the airport.
Former Horsham Council CEO appointed as Chair for GATCOM – the airport’s independent advisory body
24 September 2018
Tom Crowley – the former Chief Executive of Horsham District Council – has been appointed as the new Chair of Gatwick Airport’s Consultative Committee (GATCOM) - the statutory, independent advisory body and ‘critical friend’ of the airport, it was announced today.
Gatwick long-haul growth drives August cargo surge
14 September 2018
London Gatwick’s cargo traffic soared in August, +22.3% year-on-year, as long-haul routes continued to drive growth at the airport. Gatwick’s long-haul network grew by +18% compared with the same month last year.
Sussex passenger awareness campaign steps up ahead of nine-month Brighton Main Line Improvement Project
20 August 2018
Passengers travelling on the Brighton Main Line over the next nine months are being urged to check if their journey will be affected by a major programme of improvement works designed to reduce delays and provide better journeys for passengers between the south coast and the capital.
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.