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London Gatwick takes investment to over £3 billion with new five-year plan

Gatwick Chief Executive, Stewart Wingate announced the new five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for Gatwick Airport at the British-Irish Airports Expo in London. The airport will spend £1.11 billion up to 2023, with £266 million planned for 2018/19 alone.  Gatwick expects to continue growing its long-haul operation and predicts that passenger numbers will increase to […]

London Southend voted best airport in London by Which?

UK-based consumer advice magazine Which? has rated London Southend Airport as the best in the capital with a customer satisfaction rating of 84%, 16% more than any other London airport. The passenger survey awarded London Southend a maximum five stars for staff friendliness, with an impressive four stars for baggage reclaim, seating, toilets and queues […]

Heathrow reveals team that will design the airport’s sustainable expansion

Seven companies have been contracted by Heathrow to design plans for the airport’s sustainable expansion. They will help deliver one of the most leading-edge airport operations in the world. The group – Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Atkins, Grimshaw, Mott MacDonald, Jacobs and Quod – will now be known as the Integrated Design Team (IDT). The […]

Delta to operate exclusively from London Heathrow T3

Airline operator Delta Air Lines has announced that it will operate exclusively from Terminal 3 (T3) at London Heathrow Airport, effective September 14, 2016. Delta and partner airline Virgin Atlantic will now operate from the same terminal making it easier for customers to manage their travel plans including any last-minute flight changes. Delta will transfer […]

London City Airport gets £344million expansion go-ahead

A £344million expansion of London City Airport has been given the green light by the UK government. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid this morning announced approved plans for an extended terminal, new aircraft taxiway and parking spaces for planes. The scheme is estimated to create 1,600 airport jobs, together […]