Airline Focus

Runway Extension Started

September 26, 2011 0

  Construction for a 984ft (300m) runway extension at London Southend Airport began on September 11, 2011. Due to be completed by the end of the year, the extension will give the airport a total […]


Gatwick Maintains Growth

September 13, 2011 0

London’s Gatwick Airport has released its performance figures for August 2011, showing a continuation of the recent trend of year-on-year improvement. Passenger numbers increased by 3.6%, with 132,500 more passengers travelling through the airport than […]


Gatwick Tackles ‘Guilt Trippers’

August 4, 2011 0

London’s Gatwick Airport has conducted a survey of 1,000 UK parents to reveal the most common family stresses when going on or returning from holiday. The poll shows that 30% of families find disturbing other […]

Airline Focus

easyJet Southend Destinations Announced

July 26, 2011 0

UK airline easyJet has announced the destinations that will be served from its new London Southend Airport base.  Seats will be on sale later today (July 26) with starting fares from £23.99 (US$39.35). Passengers now […]

Air Cargo

London Gatwick Growth

July 11, 2011 0

London Gatwick Airport (LGW), UK, has released its traffic performance summary for June 2011, showing year-on-year growth in passenger numbers. June 2011 recorded an increase of 5.2% on the previous year with 158,600 more passengers […]

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Lufthansa Chooses Gatwick

July 11, 2011 0

The national flag carrier of Germany, Lufthansa, is now offering double daily flights from London Gatwick (LGW), UK, to Frankfurt from October 30, 2011. Flights will depart from LGW at 0950 and 1740, arriving in […]


Boost for BA at T5C

June 16, 2011 0

BA’s passengers got their first look at the latest extension to the carrier’s Heathrow home in May. Tom Allett reports. BRITISH AIRWAYS began a new chapter in its history when Terminal 5C, its third dedicated […]