Latest London Gatwick Airport Stories

2008-10-27 12:00:19

British Airways has launched a new daily service between New York's John F Kennedy International Airport in the US and the London Gatwick Airport, UK. The airline operates a Boeing 777 aircraft in each direction in a four-class seat configuration.

2008-10-24 18:00:37

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daily wide-body British Airways flights between JFK International Airport and London Gatwick Airport will begin on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008.

2008-10-19 18:00:09

Airport staff at Britain's second busiest airport say they failed a security test because they rush to keep queues of passengers to a minimum. The staff at Gatwick failed to identify fake explosives carried by undercover inspectors from Brussels, The Sunday Times of London reported.

2008-10-14 06:00:28

By Scott Reid The new five-year deal covers alterations, refurbishments and building work at BAA airports including Edinburgh BUILDING and maintenance services group Rok is set to work on a series of projects for airport operator BAA that could be worth GBP 130 million in total.

2008-10-12 00:00:25

Airline failures, the credit crunch and a dismal airport experience have caused a sharp fall in the number of fliers from the UK. Martin Hickman reports Air travel is declining for the first time in almost 20 years, The Independent on Sunday discloses today.

2008-10-11 00:00:26

By Simon Calder Choosing street names is not the most challenging task on the municipal agenda in Spanish towns and cities.

2008-10-07 18:00:24

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Airways announced today it will move its Atlanta originating flights to London Heathrow Airport from London Gatwick Airport starting Sunday, March 29, 2009.

2008-10-06 21:00:22

The carrier's load factor of 86.9 per cent was almost two percentage points higher than the same month a year earlier and better than the 84.1% seen for the last year.Passenger numbers rose 22.1 per cent on a year ago as Luton-based easyJet benefited from its acquisition of GB Airways from British Airways, as well as promotions and sales.EasyJet carried out heavy promotional activity in June and July with up to 20 per cent off two million seats - a strategy aimed at boosting traffic in the...

2008-10-06 12:00:27

By SUE SCOTT BUDGET carrier Ryanair said yesterday its flights from Teesside would not be affected by a decision to ground twice as many planes as usual over the winter period in an effort to cut costs.

2008-10-06 09:00:00

LOW-COST airline easyJet today said its planes were fuller in September after it flew 4.2 million passengers during the month. The carrier's load factor of 86.9% was almost two percentage points higher than the same month a year earlier and better than the 84.1% seen for the last year.

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