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Apologies from Gatwick Airport boss over Christmas Eve cause of delay

Posted on 13. Jan, 2014 by .

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Gatwick Airport boss Stewart Wingate apologized to thousands of passengers who experienced delay on their flights on Christmas Eve due to the power failure. He also said that there was a neglect on their part in terms of what could have and should have been done for customers after the said power cut. The power […]

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Nando's restaurant to open at Gatwick airport

Nando’s to open a chain at Gatwick’s South Terminal in 2014

Posted on 15. Nov, 2013 by .

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Nando’s, a peri-peri chicken chain restaurant will open its first airport location at Gatwick’s South Terminal airport next year. The restaurant will be operating about 20 hours a day, around 4am and 12am. It will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. The contract between Gatwick and Nando’s could be a start of a big change in […]

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Fujitsu to work on Gatwick’s cloud-based communication infrastructure

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by .

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London Gatwick Airport declared that Fujitsu will work with Xchanging and Cisco on its new cloud-based communication infrastructure. Gatwick Airport will be taking on the technology, which will involve demonstrating 70 ‘cloud’ based baggage drop kiosks over the next year. Fujitsu will partner with Xchanging, current telephony service provider, as well as with Cisco in […]

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Council’s letter to the Airports Commission interpreted as supporting Gatwick’s proposed second runway

Posted on 09. Oct, 2013 by .

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Cllr Joan Spiers, leader of Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has written to Sir Howard Davies (chairing the Airports Commission) to stipulate the significance of a growing Gatwick Airport to the local economy and local jobs. Spiers ended her letter without mentioning her total support for Gatwick’s proposed second runway. But the letter cited “possible […]

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Gatwick airport's new stores at south terminal departure lounge

Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal will open new stores

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by .

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Zara, Ted Baker and Snow+Rock signed up at Gatwick airport’s South Terminal redeveloped departure lounge and will open early this December. Zara will open its 4,500sq ft outlet, presently its largest UK airport store. And Ted Baker will open its 1,000sq ft outlet. Snow+Rock will open its first ever airport shop. Its shape will attract passengers […]

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Gatwick Airport's expansion

Gatwick’s proposal for expansion have been given an acclamation

Posted on 10. Sep, 2013 by .

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Gatwick Airport’s proposal for expansion have been given an acclamation after they were asked for submission on noise pollution by the Airports Commission. Gatwick’s submission on noise pollution proved it has already basis of having less noise pollution than its larger rival such as Heathrow Airport. The airport said it would always be quieter than […]

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Council made a survey on chances of having a second runway at Gatwick Airport

Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by .

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West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council recently conducted a survey on the views and opinions of the residents about the chances of having a second runway at Gatwick Airport. The possibility of having a second runway at Gatwick has long been discussed, and since the 1979 planning agreement ruling of no second runway […]

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Gatwick awarded Speedy a two-year contract

Gatwick awarded Speedy Hire a two-year contract

Posted on 13. Aug, 2013 by .

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A two-year contract at Gatwick Airport was awarded to Speedy Hire’s airport services to sustain a £1bn+ investment programme. The contract means that Speedy will have to provide the airport operator with tools, powered access devices as well as TRIM (Test Repair Inspection Maintenance) services. Speedy will also have to convey the contract from three […]

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Gatwick announced chosen location for a second runway

Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 by .

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Gatwick airport has disclosed details of its final submission to the Davies Commission regarding its plan on expanding airport capacity. Chief executive Stewart Wingate declares that the airport wanted a second runway to be located at the south of the existing airport. He said that building an extra runway at Gatwick could be privately financed […]

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New shops opened today at Gatwick Airport South Terminal shopping area

Posted on 18. Jul, 2013 by .

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The first phase restoration of Gatwick airport’s South Terminal shopping area has opened today for the customers. About ten new or updated shops was launched and there will also be 12 more stores including Aspinal of London and Earnest Jones will also open later this year. On August 1, Harrods will also launch its department […]

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