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Aurigny plans on buying new planes for Guernsey-Gatwick route

Posted on 09. Jul, 2013 by .

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Airline Aurigny plans on buying bigger or more planes to make sure that there is adequate capacity on its present routes and possibly get additional landing slots. The Guernsey’s States-owned airline revealed this plan in order to keep slots at the airport to become the sole operator on the Guernsey-Gatwick route. Flybe, the other carrier […]

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Easyjet to include Gatwick on its Romania service

Posted on 07. Jul, 2013 by .

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Easyjet will include Gatwick to Bucharest service from October as one of the five new routes during the winter season. This new route to Bucharest, Romania will operate four days a week – Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday – from October 17. EasyJet’s UK director, Paul Simmons, said: “Easyjet currently doesn’t fly to Bucharest from […]

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Gatwick Airport: No Corporation Tax for three consecutive years

Posted on 26. Jun, 2013 by .

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Gatwick spokeswoman told IBTimes UK: “Whilst year on year we have lessened our financial losses, we have yet to make a profit after tax. As a result, the airport has not paid corporation tax. “Our current £1.2bn (€1.4bn, $1.9bn) capital investment programme and existing asset base together with the associated debt structure, result in depreciation […]

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Queen’s portraits at Gatwick airport were made of British residents photos

Posted on 18. Jun, 2013 by .

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June 2 – To mark the coronation of The Queen’s 60th anniversary, two portraits of Her Majesty can be seen at Pier 2 of Gatwick airport. These portraits were made of about 5,500 photos of British residents. These portraits were put together by British artist Helen Marshall and were compensated by BBC South East. It […]

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Gatwick expansion is the better solution to the aviation crisis

Posted on 14. Jun, 2013 by .

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London Councillors – The expansion at Gatwick is the better solution to the South-East’s aviation crisis. In a YouGov poll of 263 London councillors, it shows that 38% preferred a second runway at Gatwick, while 32% supports the four-runway at Estuary airport, and one in four favoured the third runway at Heathrow, behind expansion of […]

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SPAA’s concern over the sale of Gatwick take off and landing slots

Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by .

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The Scottish Passenger Agents Association (SPAA) Kevin Thom expressed their concerns over the would-be risk on the sale of Gatwick take off and landing slots by Flybe to easyJet. Although easyJet has not yet provided details of how it will make use of the slots being acquired from Flybe for £20 million, the SPAA president […]

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A guesstimate on Gatwick’s flight paths for a possible second runway

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by .

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Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign (GACC) has released tentative maps made by the PRESSURE group illustrating maps for Gatwick’s flight path in case a second runway will push through. Though the path shown on the map does not directly pass over the neighbourhoods, campaigners cautioned that Ifield and Langley Green would still experience a remarkable build […]

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Gatwick bids for a “flexible” pricing to better compete with Heathrow

Posted on 17. May, 2013 by .

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Gatwick airport is pushing for a Government-backed commission to implement procedures that allow airports an additional capacity to attract more airlines, mostly those that fly to long-haul destinations. It was claimed that the aviation capacity problems in London can be alleviated in the short-term by “flexible” pricing that will impose smaller airports to better contend […]

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Turkish Airlines to expand Gatwick services

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by .

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Starting tomorrow (May 3), Turkish Airlines will be expanding its air travel from Gatwick to Istanbul. They will be launching its services to Sabiha Gokcen airport. Turkish Airlines will temporarily be operating three times a week before operating daily on June 1. Director for Turkish Airlines at Gatwick, Osman Battal, said: “Gatwick is an important […]

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CAA’s Price Hike Regulation Criticised by Gatwick Airport

Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

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Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has outlined how much increase of fees are airports allowed to charge airlines within five years starting 2014. And Gatwick Airport criticized the regulation. Gatwick has now started campaigning to be free of this regulation set by CAA, saying it’s their move to protect passengers. This is important for passengers because […]

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