All London Gatwick Airport articles – Page 3

  • Monarch route map V2
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: How Monarch ran out of room in crowded market

    2017-10-04T16:12:59Z

    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.

  • News

    EasyJet to roll out drone inspections from 2018

    2017-09-29T09:27:30Z

    ​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.

  • Direct Singapore London
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Norwegian's Gatwick-Singapore gambit

    2017-04-25T00:56:43Z

    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.

  • News

    London mayor backs Heathrow legal challenge

    2016-11-16T11:11:13Z

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

  • News

    Ryanair urges UK to build three new runways

    2016-08-31T14:22:39Z

    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.

  • Heathrow airport
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Business leaders dismayed at UK runway delay

    2015-12-11T13:54:00Z

    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.

  • News

    UK confirms runway decision pushed back until the summer

    2015-12-10T21:23:19Z

    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.

  • Gatwick upgauge corrected
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Airlines size up capacity at Gatwick and Heathrow

    2015-10-06T15:13:32Z

    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.

  • Heathrow 3rd runway - Latest images 01/07/15
    News

    Rivals battle on as Heathrow Airport welcomes runway backing

    2015-07-01T08:58:43Z

    ​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.

  • Heathrow 3rd runway - Latest images 01/07/15
    News

    UK commission recommends Heathrow third runway

    2015-07-01T07:43:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Heathrow can meet air-quality targets: chief

    2015-06-29T11:45:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Gatwick unveils improvement programme

    2014-12-02T11:33:37Z

    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.

  • London Heathrow,
    News

    Heathrow, Gatwick expansion costs under-estimated: Davies

    2014-11-11T09:12:51Z

    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.

  • Heathrow 3rd runway
    News

    Heathrow chief refuses to support rival expansion plan

    2014-01-21T10:48:55Z

    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”.

  • London Heathrow,
    News

    Commission shortlists Heathrow, Gatwick runway options

    2013-12-17T07:38:30Z

    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.