Articles tagged “gatwick airport”

Airline Weekly

Ryanair Expands Lead as UK’s Largest Airline as Competitors Pull Back

Discounter Ryanair never hesitates to grab marketshare when its competitors are down. With British Airways continuing to face issues at London Heathrow, the discounter is adding flights.

Ryanair Expands Lead as UK’s Largest Airline as Competitors Pull Back

Airlines

London’s Gatwick Airport Caps Number of Flights to Avoid Summer Chaos

It's a sensible decision with the staff shortage problem unlikely to be fixed soon, and we shouldn't be surprised to see airlines and tour operators raise prices further as a result of these new constraints.

Airlines

Gatwick Airport Owner Expects 2022 Profit to Surpass Pre-Covid Levels

Even as global passenger numbers are still struggling to reach pre-pandemic figures, Gatwick Airport's optimism about a profitable 2022 is a sign the worst of the pandemic may just be past.

Gatwick Airport Owner Expects 2022 Profit to Surpass Pre-Covid Levels

Coronavirus

Travel Firms Owe $2.7 Billion Worth of UK Covid Loans

The ongoing publication by the Bank of England of a list of companies with outstanding debts is a reminder of how deeply impacted the travel industry has been by coronavirus.

Airlines

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

British Airways' struggles suggest a big rebound for the carrier isn't imminent, so expect the U.K. travel industry to put more pressure on the government to ease travel restrictions.

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

Coronavirus

Gatwick Asks UK to Ease Travel Restrictions After Banks Put Pressure on Airport

Traffic plummeted 97 percent at the UK's second busiest airport during the first half of the year, and Gatwick's finances are a mess. Hence, the call for a reprieve to government leaders.

Coronavirus

Airport Automation to Speed Up for a Crisis Rebound With Less Human Contact

Sanitizing robots. Amazon's touchless checkouts for airport stores. Contactless dining. Airports had already been embracing automation, but the crisis may accelerate the pace of change.

Airport Automation to Speed Up for a Crisis Rebound With Less Human Contact