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Gatwick publishes new five-year investment plan

London Gatwick Airport published its new five-year Capital Investment Program (CIP) on Thursday, August 8, highlighting substantial investment in automation and technology as an enabler of sustainable growth. This new plan takes Gatwick’s total investment since 2009 to £3.21bn (US$3.9bn). The single biggest project to be delivered within the next five years is the Pier […]

Gatwick invests in new dedicated domestic arrivals route

London Gatwick has this week opened a new arrivals facility for domestic travellers from other parts of the UK and Republic of Ireland, providing a faster and more convenient exit from the aircraft through a new dedicated arrivals route. The £24 million investment means that passengers arriving from the UK and Republic of Ireland, will […]

Strong support for Gatwick’s master plan as airport confirms way forward for sustainable development

Gatwick has published its final master plan and a report on its 12-week public consultation, which concluded earlier this year. This consultation showed strong support for airport development with two thirds of respondents saying they support Gatwick ‘making best use of its existing runways’ in line with Government policy. The final master plan sets out […]

£150m pledged to deliver vital upgrades at Gatwick Airport station

Government announces £150 million investment to upgrade Gatwick Airport train station Holidaymakers and commuters to benefit from a larger concourse, five new lifts and eight new escalators Improvements set to reduce train delays and provide easier connections across the south east Tens of millions of rail passengers travelling to and from Gatwick Airport will benefit […]

Gatwick wins prestigious award for helping remove barriers faced by passengers with a disability

Gatwick award at ACI Europe congress recognises investment and staff training as the airport focuses on giving every passenger an equal opportunity to fly ACI Europe congress sees VINCI Airports sign commitment to become net zero for carbon emissions by 2050, which Gatwick is proud to be part of Gatwick is delighted to have won […]

Gatwick celebrates new ownership with continued investment to “put passengers at heart” of exciting new chapter

A new long-term partnership has been formed by VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners which will support Gatwick’s passenger-focused strategy with a major investment programme that will “enable Gatwick to continue on its successful journey” says CEO Stewart Wingate London Gatwick today announced a new chapter in its ownership as VINCI Airports completed the purchase […]

Gatwick Airport submits planning consultation for robotic car parking

Gatwick Airport in the UK has submitted a planning consultation to its local council for a new robotic parking solution, which could increase parking capacity from 6,000 self-park spaces to 8,500 robotic parked valet spaces. Gatwick will work collaboratively with car parking robotics company Stanley Robotics on the project. Stanley Robotics opened a similar outdoor […]

Gatwick becomes first UK airport to open sensory room for departing passengers

New, free to use facility provides a calming space for passengers with special needs to relax in before their flight Interactive zone full of light and sound also designed to stimulate senses, improve memory, motor skills and encourage learning New sensory room follows opening of new ‘premium style’ lounge – the biggest in Europe – […]

Gatwick Airport chaos as staff are forced to write flight information on whiteboards after technical glitch

Passengers are facing chaos at Gatwick today as staff were forced to write out flight information on whiteboards after a technical glitch. Frustrated passengers were pictured gathering around boards filled with handwritten messages to find out their flight information. Flustered airport workers also yelled out gate numbers to try and make sure passengers made their flights on […]

Gatwick becomes first airport to secure ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ accreditation

Airport also recertified as a Carbon Neutral airport today Initiatives include installing 100% energy efficient LED lights on the runway, saving a million litres of water in car washes and introducing incentives for quieter aircraft All empty coffee cups and plastic bottles also sent for specialist recycling Gatwick has just become the first airport to […]