Next arrives at Gatwick

Retailer Next has announced it is to open its largest airport store at Gatwick’s South Terminal this September.

The 1,850 sq ft shop will offer men’s and ladies’ ranges, focusing on summer clothing.

Next’s arrival at Gatwick was prompted by a Gatwick survey that showed the retailer was one of the most in-demand retailers passengers wanted to see at the airport.

Norwegian launches two new Gatwick destinations

Norwegian has announced the launch of two new services from Gatwick to Iceland and Lapland this winter. Flights to Keflavik, Iceland will begin on 30 October, operating three times per week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) throughout the … [Continue reading]

Gatwick passengers face most delays

Oops, it’s not all good news for Gatwick. Passenger numbers may indicate the airport needs a second runway, but Gatwick passengers face the most flight delays in the UK, the BBC reports. Analysing Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data from … [Continue reading]

Gatwick sees busiest-ever month

The records are tumbling at Gatwick after the airport reported that July was its busiest-ever month in its 80-year history. 4,621,000 passed through the airport last month, an increase of 6.9% when compared with July 2015. Contributing to the … [Continue reading]

Car caught speeding while “parked” in Gatwick car park

West Sussex County Council is investigating yet another complaint against an unapproved Gatwick meet and greet parking company – one of more than five hundred complaints made this summer. Holidaymaker, Chris Lynch told the BBC of his “emotional … [Continue reading]

TAP increases Gatwick winter flights

Portuguese airline TAP is increasing its Gatwick to Portugal flights this winter. From 30 October, the airline will operate 14 weekly flights to Porto (up from 12), and Gatwick to Lisbon flights will increase by five per week to 12. … [Continue reading]

Flybe faces boycott threats on Gatwick to Newquay service

It may claim to be “faster than road and rail” but passengers on the London to Newquay route would dispute that. So much so that they’re threatening to boycott the service after months of delays, the West Briton reports. Customers claim the … [Continue reading]

Southern rail strike to affect trains to Gatwick

A five-day strike by the RMT Union will affect Southern Rail services from today, 8 August until Friday 12 August. At least 40% of this week’s Southern services have been cancelled Although Gatwick Express and Thameslink train services are … [Continue reading]

Gatwick’s shortlisted companies announced

Gatwick Airport has unveiled its shortlist of construction and engineering companies to continue with its £2.5bn transformation. A total of 127 companies submitted notifications of interest in the airport’s next round of expansion before the … [Continue reading]

Norwegian opens UK headquarters at Gatwick

Norwegian has opened its new UK headquarters at Gatwick Airport, the low-cost airline’s first base outside Norway. The airline has become Gatwick’s third largest airline, after British Airways and EasyJet, handling 3.9 million passengers per year, … [Continue reading]