Latest London Gatwick Airport Stories

2009-03-30 07:30:00

Third Major UK Airport to Increase Safety and Efficiency with Sensis MDS EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- NATS (formerly National Air Traffic Services), the UK's major air navigation service provider, has selected Sensis Multistatic Dependent Surveillance (MDS) for ground surveillance at London Stansted Airport.

2009-03-24 10:44:00

- Award Presented by BAA Limited on March 20 in London - LONDON, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BAA Ltd., the parent company of BAA Boston, today recognized the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) for its instrumental role in facilitating responsible infrastructure development and economic growth related to Terminal B/American Airlines at Boston Logan International Airport, the site of the AIRMALL(R) developed and operated by BAA Boston. (Photo:...

2009-03-19 13:01:21

The Competition Commission in Britain has ordered BAA to sell three of its airports, including Gatwick and Stansted, within two years. The commission even chose a pecking order, demanding the airport operator, which runs seven airports, sell Gatwick first, then Stansted, followed by either Edinburgh or Glasgow, The Daily Mail reported Thursday. The decision comes after a two-year investigation into BAA's operation and its impact on competition. We are confident that the sale of these airports...

2009-03-04 12:28:00

- National Brands to Mix with Local Concepts for Robust Retail Development - CLEVELAND, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BAA Cleveland, the developer of the new AIRMALL(R) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), has forged lease agreements with seven new concepts that will contribute to a dramatic transformation of concessions at the airport over the next few years.

2009-02-24 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has received a contract from BAA to provide multidisciplinary engineering and design services for an expansion and enhancement program at Gatwick Airport's South Terminal.

2008-12-18 11:44:02

Secret plans sent out by Spanish-owned BAA call for a new runway at Gatwick Airport in Britain, in spite of the government's intentions. BAA, under pressure from the Competition Commission to sell Gatwick, sent bidders for the airport a confidential memorandum entitled Gatwick builds a second runway, The Times of London reported Thursday. The government has said it prefers a new runway at Stansted Airport, followed by one at Heathrow, the Times said. But, the commission said the government...

2008-11-14 09:00:21

EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic plan to form a consortium for a GBP2.5 billion bid for Gatwick airport. Though the companies will not contribute monetarily to the bid they are expected to guarantee long-term revenue.

2008-11-03 06:00:14

UK-based airline easyJet has announced that it will launch a new daily service to Copenhagen, Denmark from its base at London Gatwick Airport, effective January 15, 2009. The new service is an addition to easyJet's existing route to Copenhagen from London Stansted which operates three times a day.

2008-11-03 03:00:09

US Airways has announced that it will launch daily seasonal non-stop service between Paris's Charles De Gaulle International Airport and its hub at Charlotte, North Carolina in the US.

2008-10-29 12:00:19

Anoto Group, the inventor of Anoto Digital Pen and Paper technology, announces British Airways' innovative use of Anoto's Digital Pen and Paper technology that is helping British Airways to keep to its flight schedule at London's Heathrow airport.

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