JetBlue Extends Network To London Gatwick

By David Casey Sep 30, 2021
At 3,459 mi., New York JFK to London Gatwick is the farthest route in JetBlue’s network.
Airports & Routes

Gatwick Airport starts process to build full-scale second runway

By Alan Dron Aug 26, 2021
London Gatwick Airport has embarked on the lengthy procedure to design and build a full-scale second runway.
Airports & Routes

JetBlue To Serve Heathrow, Gatwick From New York

By David Casey May 19, 2021
JetBlue Airways will make its debut in the transatlantic market this August, launching flights from both airports.
Airlines & Lessors

UK Government Formulating London Airport Noise Policy

By Alan Dron Feb 03, 2021
The UK government is seeking views on whether to maintain its current restrictions on night flights at London’s three main airports.
Airports & Routes

UK Extends Airport Slot Waiver Through Summer 2021

By David Casey Feb 01, 2021
The UK has extended the temporary waiver on airport slot rules through its summer 2021 season, slot co-ordination company Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) has confirmed.
Airports & Routes

British Airways Switches Some London Service Starting Points

By Alan Dron Dec 23, 2020
British Airways (BA) plans to transfer a small group of long-haul routes to London Gatwick from London Heathrow for the start of the airline industry’s summer season.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Lands Slots At Gatwick, Stansted Airports, But Not Heathrow

By Ben Goldstein Nov 24, 2020
JetBlue Airways has secured slots at London Gatwick (LGW) and London Stansted(STN), but was denied slots at London Heathrow (LHR), the UK’s largest airport.
Airports & Routes

Ryanair, Wizz Execs Reject Extending Slots Waiver Into Summer 2021

By David Casey Nov 19, 2020
Extending the temporary waiver on airport slot rules in Europe through the summer 2021 season will slow the recovery and prevent competition returning to the industry, according to the CEOs of Ryanair Group and Wizz Air.
Airports & Routes

Gatwick, Schiphol Warn Jobs Under Threat After Posting H1 Loss

By Victoria Moores Aug 28, 2020
Dutch airports operator Royal Schiphol Group has warned several hundred jobs are at risk, after posting a first-half (H1) €246 million ($180 million) net loss, while London Gatwick’s H1 loss totaled £321 million ($424 million) with 600 positions under threat.
Airports & Routes

London Gatwick May Lose 600 Jobs Under Restructuring Proposal

By Victoria Moores Aug 26, 2020
Nearly a quarter of staff at London Gatwick Airport could lose their jobs under a drastic restructuring plan, after COVID-related airline network cuts left the South London airport operating at just 20% of its peak-season capacity.
Airports & Routes

Virgin Atlantic To End London Gatwick Operations

By David Casey May 05, 2020
Virgin Atlantic plans to exit its base at London Gatwick (LGW) as part of a series of measures being implemented to help the airline survive the coronavirus crisis.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Could Leave Gatwick Airport

By David Casey May 01, 2020
LONDON—British Airways (BA) could pull out of London Gatwick Airport (LGW) as part of plans to downsize operations once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
Airports & Routes

London Gatwick Closing Terminal, Limiting Hours Of Operation

Mar 27, 2020
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) said it will consolidate all operations into its South Terminal starting Apr. 1 and limit scheduled flights to an eight-hour period from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in measures taken to protect staff and passengers from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Airports & Routes

Virgin Atlantic Temporarily Moves All London Flights To Heathrow

By Victoria Moores Mar 26, 2020
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has temporarily suspended flights from London Gatwick, instead focusing its London operations on London Heathrow, and has flown its first ever all-cargo flight.
Airlines & Lessors

Counter-Drone System In Place At London Heathrow

By Bill Carey Jan 14, 2020
A custom-made anti-drone system has been deployed at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), using technologies from different manufacturers.
Air Transport