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London Southend’s Terminal Extension Imminent

Work on the Phase 2 extension to the terminal at London Southend Airport is due to begin in early November. Key contractor Kier will split … More ››

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Icelandair Begins Gatwick Route

Iceland’s flagship carrier Icelandair commenced its twice-weekly service between London’s Gatwick and Reykjavik’s Keflavik Airports today (October 18). The service, which was first announced in … More ››

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Gatwick Airport Develops Options for Second Runway

Gatwick Airport Limited is beginning detailed work on options for a new runway, despite its July 2012 statement claiming that plans were not yet in … More ››

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Gatwick Sees Passenger Numbers Increase

London’s Gatwick Airport, UK, saw a year-on-year growth rate of 2.4% in September 2012, with more than 80,200 passengers using its facilities. Traffic on scheduled … More ››

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Gatwick: Towards 2020

After decades of being London’s ‘bridesmaid’ Gatwick is enjoying something of a revival, though the current lack of political support for airport development is affecting … More ››

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The Heathrow Shuffle

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were barely over before the starting gun was fired on a fresh challenge that sent the UK’s airports … More ››

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UK Flights’ Punctuality Falls in Q2

Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that between April and June 2012, the overall on-time performance (defined as the proportion of flights … More ››

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Largest European Walk-Through WDF Store Opens

The World Duty Free (WDF) Group’s largest walk-through store in Europe was opened on September 14 in Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal, UK.  More than £4 … More ››

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Will Government Reshuffle Provide Heathrow Boost?

As the British Government returns to Parliament after the summer break, Prime Minister David Cameron has begun the coalition’s first major reshuffle since it was … More ››

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First UK Airport Restaurants

The Autogrill Group, through its subsidiary HMSHost, has extended its relationship with UK-based Leon Restaurants after the opening of a new branch in the landside … More ››

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