Articles tagged “lgw”

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

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

Stefan Nicola and Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

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.

3 weeks ago

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

Gregory Katz, Associated Press

This is only the beginning of the airport drone menace.

4 weeks ago

UK Government Promises to Choose Between Heathrow and Gatwick

UK Government Promises to Choose Between Heathrow and Gatwick

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Like Berlin's new airport's failures or New York City's terrible offerings, London's airport drama is one of the longest running sagas in modern transportation. Meanwhile new rivals make solid ground every day.

2 years ago

London Gatwick Airport Blames Third Party for Its Baggage Nightmares

London Gatwick Airport Blames Third Party for Its Baggage Nightmares

Alexa Liautaud, Bloomberg

Free at-home delivery isn't a bad solution to long waits. It's a good idea for no wait at all, too.

4 years ago

The UK’s Longest and Shortest Airport Baggage Wait Times

The UK’s Longest and Shortest Airport Baggage Wait Times

The Daily Telegraph

It is quite notable that the largest airports with the greatest resources have the longest wait times.

5 years ago

London Gatwick’s Record Year Points to a Business-Traveler Centric Future

London Gatwick’s Record Year Points to a Business-Traveler Centric Future

Nathalie Thomas, The Daily Telegraph

There are worse things than being the un-Heathrow, and Gatwick is closer to figuring out what that may look like than it has ever been.

5 years ago

Heathrow’s Departing CEO on What the UK’s Aviation Industry Should Fear

Heathrow’s Departing CEO on What the UK’s Aviation Industry Should Fear

Colin Matthews, The Daily Telegraph

The challenge for mature markets like the UK is both complacency and a lack of a shared common goal among all the stakeholders.

5 years ago

EasyJet’s New Deal With Gatwick Will Make it the Airport’s Dominant Carrier

EasyJet’s New Deal With Gatwick Will Make it the Airport’s Dominant Carrier

The Guardian

Gatwick may not have the advantages of Heathrow, but it is the right size for easyJet.

5 years ago

UK Aviation Body Adds Fee Caps at Heathrow, Removes Them at Stansted

UK Aviation Body Adds Fee Caps at Heathrow, Removes Them at Stansted

Robert Wall, Bloomberg

Thank goodness for Berlin's airport fiasco. Without it, the UK's inability to manage its London airports would be the airport incompetence story of the decade.

5 years ago

London Gatwick and EasyJet Spar Over Holiday Chaos

London Gatwick and EasyJet Spar Over Holiday Chaos

Nathalie Thomas, The Daily Telegraph

For all of the way an airline can create problems of its own, dealing with a flooded airport is not its fault. Gatwick needs to deal with its failures, especially if it wants to seriously aspire to compete with Heathrow one day.

5 years ago

Reasons Why London’s Airports Will Fade, Even if They Add Runways

Reasons Why London’s Airports Will Fade, Even if They Add Runways

John Grant, The Daily Telegraph

Although the New York-London route is still the most consistently profitable route in the world, this too will fade. And London needs to prepare. On the flip side, New York City's airports have never really bothered to prepare.

5 years ago

British Leaders Continue to Squabble Over the Future of London’s Airports

British Leaders Continue to Squabble Over the Future of London’s Airports

Peter Dominiczak, The Daily Telegraph

From afar, the London drama over its airports is entertaining. Especially since the two most vocal leaders on the issue are the most ill-equipped to find a solution to the challenge.

5 years ago