All London Gatwick Airport articles – Page 3

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    ANALYSIS: How Monarch ran out of room in crowded market


    The demise of Monarch Airlines during its 50th year of operations may have surprised plenty of its customers, but it was perhaps inevitable that there would be a casualty in the overcrowded market from the UK to popular Mediterranean holiday resorts.

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    EasyJet to roll out drone inspections from 2018


    ​London Gatwick airport could in 2018 see a flurry of drone activity, with both the facility's operator and budget carrier EasyJet looking to employ unmanned air vehicles for inspection tasks.

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    ANALYSIS: Norwegian's Gatwick-Singapore gambit


    Norwegian's eye-catching move to launch long-haul, low-cost services on the Singapore-London Gatwick route injects some fresh competition into a sector flown only by mainline carriers.

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    London mayor backs Heathrow legal challenge


    London mayor Sadiq Khan has signalled his support for a legal challenge to the expansion of Heathrow airport.

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    Ryanair urges UK to build three new runways


    Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has called on the UK government to “be radical” and approve the construction of new runways at London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports.

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    ANALYSIS: Business leaders dismayed at UK runway delay


    Business and airline leaders have outlined their dismay at further delays to the UK government's decision on where to build future runway capacity for London.

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    UK confirms runway decision pushed back until the summer


    A decision on where to add new runway capacity in the south-east has been pushed back by the UK government until at least the summer while it further considers the environmental impact and possible mitigating measures.

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    ANALYSIS: Airlines size up capacity at Gatwick and Heathrow


    When Flybe sold its London Gatwick slots to EasyJet in 2013, it marked not only the almost complete departure of UK regional operators from the gateway but also a virtual disappearance of turboprops.

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    Rivals battle on as Heathrow Airport welcomes runway backing


    ​The operator of London Heathrow airport has welcomed the UK Airports Commission recommendation today that the UK should develop a third runway at the airport to meet future capacity requirements, though the rival short-listed candidates believe they remain in the race.

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    UK commission recommends Heathrow third runway


    The UK Airports Commission has backed development of a third runway at London Heathrow after delivering its long-awaited final report on expanding aviation capacity in the UK.

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    Heathrow can meet air-quality targets: chief


    Heathrow airport chief executive John Holland-Kaye has expressed confidence that the gateway's operator has done enough to address pollution concerns and gain government support if it is recommended for expansion by the Airports Commission.

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    Gatwick unveils improvement programme


    London Gatwick airport has unveiled a £1 billion ($1.57 billion) investment plan under which it will expand and improve its North Terminal over the next three years.

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    Heathrow, Gatwick expansion costs under-estimated: Davies


    Analysis of the proposed runway expansion plans at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airport short-listed by the UK commission looking into future capacity, suggests costs have been under-estimated for all three projects in their submissions.

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    Heathrow chief refuses to support rival expansion plan


    London Heathrow airport chief executive Colin Matthews has refused to endorse an independent proposal to extend its northern runway to 6,000m as an alternative to building a new runway, saying it presents “too many technical challenges”.

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    Commission shortlists Heathrow, Gatwick runway options


    New runway options at the London airports of Heathrow and Gatwick have been shortlisted by the UK Aviation Commission looking into tackling future capacity in the south-east of the country.