Airports

Gatwick’s South Terminal Welcomes New Retail

July 22, 2013 0

  London Gatwick’s South Terminal welcomed ten new and refreshed stores on July 18, marking the start of the airport’s retail renovation. From Kurt Geiger and Hugo Boss to Lacoste and Case, the airport is […]

Airports

Demolition Commences on Gatwick’s Pier 1

June 3, 2013 0

London Gatwick commenced demolition of its second oldest pier, Pier 1, on Friday (May 31), as part of its £1.2 billion (US$1.8bn) transformation. In partnership with Vinci Construction UK, the new design aims to deliver […]

Airports

Gatwick Airport Awards Largest Construction Contract

November 12, 2012 0

Gatwick Airport, UK, has awarded a contract to VINCI Construction to transform Pier 1 in its South Terminal.  Costing £183.9 million (US$292.4m), the project is Gatwick’s largest capital investment since the change of ownership almost […]

Airline Focus

Icelandair Begins Gatwick Route

October 18, 2012 0

Iceland’s flagship carrier Icelandair commenced its twice-weekly service between London’s Gatwick and Reykjavik’s Keflavik Airports today (October 18). The service, which was first announced in March, will increase in spring 2013 to a frequency of […]

Airline Focus

Gatwick Sees Passenger Numbers Increase

October 11, 2012 0

London’s Gatwick Airport, UK, saw a year-on-year growth rate of 2.4% in September 2012, with more than 80,200 passengers using its facilities. Traffic on scheduled services to Europe continued to increase compared to the previous […]

Airports

Gatwick: Towards 2020

October 5, 2012 0

After decades of being London’s ‘bridesmaid’ Gatwick is enjoying something of a revival, though the current lack of political support for airport development is affecting all UK airports. Tom Allett reports. Despite being the UK’s […]

Air Traffic Control

UK Flights’ Punctuality Falls in Q2

September 25, 2012 0

Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that between April and June 2012, the overall on-time performance (defined as the proportion of flights arriving or departing early or up to 15 minutes late) […]