Articles tagged “gatwick”

Business Travel

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

The business traveler's favorite, and formerly Europe's conduit to doing business (and lunch) with the capital’s bankers, London City Airport remains quiet and is preparing to lay off staff.

Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

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

Coronavirus

British Airways Suspends Flights From Gatwick Airport

With capacity set to fall by 75 percent over the next two months, the airline can better weather the storm and turn its focus to Heathrow.

British Airways Suspends Flights From Gatwick Airport

Airlines

Gatwick Airport’s Budget Travel Potential Is Key to New Investors

Sure, budget flights are doing pretty well, but building a multi-billion dollar business on a foundation of cheapskates who will fly anywhere as long as its under £20 doesn't seem so wise.

Gatwick Airport’s Budget Travel Potential Is Key to New Investors

Airlines

Aviation Industry Weighs Implications of Gatwick Drone Incident as Suspects Released

Regardless of the ultimate findings of what actually happened at Gatwick regarding the drone incident, the event is a wakeup call to the aviation industry.

Aviation Industry Weighs Implications of Gatwick Drone Incident as Suspects Released

Airlines

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

This is only the beginning of the airport drone menace.

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

Airlines

Drone Scare Disrupts London Gatwick During Holiday Rush

As we've remarked over the years, it's only a matter of time until a doofus with a drone knocks an airliner out of the sky and kills dozens or hundreds of people. In fact, it almost happened recently in Mexico.

Drone Scare Disrupts London Gatwick During Holiday Rush

Airlines

Investment Fund Mulls Selling Stake in London’s Gatwick Airport

Competition in the London airport market is heating up, and that may be enough of an exit strategy for a major investment fund that holds nearly half of Gatwick Airport. That GIP is contemplating putting its 42 percent stake up for sale may complicate Gatwick's request with the British government to add another runway.

Investment Fund Mulls Selling Stake in London’s Gatwick Airport

Airlines

Pilots Demand Drone Regulation After Gatwick Airport Runway Briefly Shut

Drones are an aviation disaster waiting to happen. Absent tough regulations, it is only a matter of time.

Pilots Demand Drone Regulation After Gatwick Airport Runway Briefly Shut

Airlines

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again

The UK government's backing of Heathrow over Gatwick is only the first step. The same thing happened in 2003 and 2007. The airline industry should expect years of squabbling and judicial reviews to further hold up the process of building a new runway in the south east of England.

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again