Gatwick is busiest station in South East

Gatwick Airport station is the busiest in the South East according to the Office of Rail and Road which has just release estimates of station entries and exits for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Surprise, surprise, Gatwick Airport station is busier than Brighton station, just pipping the South Coast station by 700,000 passengers.

While it will come as no surprise that London has the busiest stations in the UK – Waterloo handled the most passengers in 2015-16 – excluding London stations, Gatwick is the sixth busiest train station in the UK, behind Glasgow Central, Birmingham New Street, Leeds, Manchester Piccadilly, and Edinburgh.

Gatwick rail passengers face severe disruption this Christmas

If you’re planning to travel to Gatwick by train over the Christmas period do be aware you could face severe disruption due to industrial action planned by union members. In addition to a current overtime ban by members of the ASLEF train drivers … [Continue reading]

Gatwick airlines in terminal move

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and easyJet are moving terminals in January. Dates and airline details are as follows: British Airways 11 January, from this date BA’s 2272/3 New York (JFK) flights will operate from the South Terminal. 19 … [Continue reading]

Gatwick wins Dementia Innovation Award

Gatwick Airport and its special assistance provider, OCS, have won the Dementia Innovation Award – part of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly Communities initiative - for the successful introduction of a hidden disability lanyard. The … [Continue reading]

Gatwick Parking Options

With Christmas fast approaching and your flights booked, it's time to consider all the extras you need to organise before your trip, including airport parking. Maybe, you haven't thought about it yet, but if you want to save money, it's best to … [Continue reading]

Gatwick to Vancouver flights announced

Air Canada has announced it is to operate a three-times-weekly service between Vancouver and Gatwick next summer. Flights will launch on 8 June 2017 using a Boeing 767-300 aircraft and be operated by Air Canada Rouge on Tuesdays, Thursdays and … [Continue reading]

AOA responds to Autumn Statement

The Airport Operators Association (AOA) – the trade association representing UK airports – has issued a statement highlighting its disappointment at the failure of the Chancellor to cut Airport Passenger Duty (APD) in his Autumn Statement. AOA … [Continue reading]

Disruption on London to Gatwick rail services 20 November

If you plan to travel between Gatwick and London on Sunday 20 November, please be aware that, due to engineering works, most rail lines between London Victoria and Clapham Junction will be closed. As a result, there will be no Gatwick Express … [Continue reading]

Gatwick to Xi’an flights announced

Tianjin Airlines has announced it is launching flights to Xi’an, capital of Shanxi Province, next summer. The Chinese airline, which landed at Gatwick in June, will commence Gatwick to Xi’an flights in May 2017 using an Airbus A330-200 offering 18 … [Continue reading]

IAG Cargo to launch new Gatwick to USA routes

All-cargo airline IAG Cargo has announced it is to launch new services to the USA. IAG Cargo will operate a four-times-per-week Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale service from March 2017, operating four times per week. The airline will also operate a … [Continue reading]