Latest News and Update from Gatwick and London:
London Gatwick airport update: British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic are all changing terminals:
After the last wave of easyJet flights from South Terminal depart on Monday 23 January, all traces of their tenancy of Gatwick’s original terminal will be removed, as teams prepare the ground for the new resident:British Airways. From Tuesday 24 January onwards, every easyJet flight will depart from North Terminal; at present, operations are split between the two, leading to confusion for passengers and cost and complexity for the airline. Read more…
Fort Lauderdale airport is due to re-open at 5am local time (10am GMT) after the shooting spree on Friday that left five people dead.The closure of Florida’s second-largest airport occurred at the start of the busiest time of the week for US aviation, Friday afternoon and evening. Tens of thousands of passengers are out of position. Read More..
Flying from Gatwick? You NEED to know about these major flight changes
Passengers who are planning on jetting off on holiday from LGW later this month need to be aware of the following changes.If you have caught a flight from Gatwick before, you’ll know that the airport has two terminals: North and South.
But three popular airlines – British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic – are moving as part of the airport’s overhaul. Read More…
London Gatwick has set a record for the number of annual passengers passing through the airport. For 2016 it reached 43 million, securing its position as the world’s most efficient single-runway airport. An extra 3.1 million passengers passed through Gatwick in December – up 15% on the previous year. Read More..
Londoners were among thousands of people stranded for days at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport after the heaviest snowfall hit the capital city in seven years. Air passengers told of “manic scenes” as Turkish Airlines cancelled hundreds of flights in and out of the city’s main airport after the snowstorm hit. Read More..
Thousands of adults will be able “to feel like kids again” when the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course arrives in the capital.
CBeebies TV presenter Alex Winters will be bringing the Gung-Ho! Serious Fun 5K challenge to Brixton’s Brockwell Park in March. He expects more than 5,000 people to tackle the series of 10 adult-sized inflatable obstacles including ball pits, a climbing wall and “gauntlet”. Read More…