Gatwick Express and Southern join Govia

Train operators Gatwick Express and Southern are now operated by Govia Thameslink Railway, effective 26 July 2015.

Although the companies are now operating under Govia company, which operates Great Northern and Thameslink, the brands and staff remain the same.

Gatwick set for record-breaking summer

It may not have come out on top of the Airports Commission’s findings, but Gatwick is certainly flying high in the passenger stakes. The airport is expecting a record-breaking summer with more than 6.8 million passengers expected to pass through … [Continue reading]

MEPs back EU system to protect Passenger Name Records

Draft EU rules on sharing and protecting the Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of people flying to or from the EU, and its use by member states and Europol to fight terrorism and serious transnational crime, were approved by the Civil Liberties … [Continue reading]

easyJet celebrates 1 million passengers on its Malta to Gatwick service

In March 2008 easyJet launched its first service to Malta from Gatwick Airport. Since that time, the airline has launched other services to Malta, including those from Belfast, Manchester and Newcastle. In its first year of operations, easyJet … [Continue reading]

Can you really trust your Gatwick meet and greet parking company?

What happens if you book meet and greet parking and your driver doesn’t turn up? Unfortunately, that’s a problem that can occur when you don’t check the credentials of your meet and greet parking company – it’s a problem that happened to Graham … [Continue reading]

Disruption to Gatwick Express services Sunday 19 July

Travelling on the Gatwick Express to Gatwick this Sunday, 19 July? If so, be prepared for a reduced service. Instead of the usually 15-minute departures, trains will now operate every 30 minutes at the following times: London Victoria to … [Continue reading]

GATCOM meets 16 July 2015

The next meeting of GATCOM will take place this Thursday, 16 July, at the Hilton Hotel, Gatwick Airport. The meeting, which is open to the public and press, starts at 2pm. … [Continue reading]

Virgin Atlantic to relocate Crawley headquarters

Virgin Atlantic is relocating its Crawley headquarters and reducing its staff levels by 500, the Crawley News reports. The job losses will come from all its offices, including ones in the US, Caribbean, and China. … [Continue reading]

Gatwick sees 28 consecutive months of passenger growth

Gatwick Airport is disputing the Airport Commission’s recommendation that the next new runway should be built at Heathrow Airport. Citing more than two years of consecutive growth and its busiest June ever, airport bosses believe Gatwick offers … [Continue reading]

Gatwick Express service disruptions

Ongoing engineering works this Sunday, 12 July, will see buses replace Gatwick Express trains until 06:30. … [Continue reading]