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British Airways flight between London Gatwick and Salzburg diverts to Brussels after smoke in the cockpit

On 11 April, a British Airways Airbus A319 (G-DBCG) operating flight BA2652 between London Gatwick to Salzburg diverted to Brussels Airport. Pilots reported smoke...
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Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic to serve London Gatwick from Boston and New York JFK in 2020

Transatlantic partners Delta and Virgin offer up to 18 flights daily to the U.K. from Boston and New York Delta also to deploy...

Norwegian’s first flight to Brazil takes off from London Gatwick

Airline grows presence in South America with a new route to Rio de Janeiro Affordable fares from £169.90 one-way break current monopoly on...

RwandAir strengthens Brussels and London routes during summer

This summer, RwandAir will offer five flights a week between Kigali, Brussels and London Gatwick, its only two destinations in Europe. From July 5 to...

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo from London Gatwick

Milan Bergamo Airport has announced that from 1 September 2019, UK flag carrier and oneworld member, British Airways, will begin operations from the airport....

European Commission approves acquisition of Gatwick Airport by VINCI Airports

The European Commission has approved, under the European Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Ivy Topco Limited, based in the Cayman Islands, a holding company...

VINCI Airports to acquire the majority shareholding in London Gatwick Airport

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has announced a new partnership with VINCI Airports, a leading worldwide airport operator with a network of 46 airports...

There may never have been any drones at Gatwick

A senior detective then said it was a “possibility” that there may never have been any drones in the area, despite scores of sightings...

Two people arrested following drone incursions at Gatwick Airport released without charge

Two people arrested in conjunction with the widespread disruption of flights at Gatwick Airport through the illegal use of drones have been released without...

Sussex Police: “two arrested in drone disruption at Gatwick”

Superintendent James Collis said “As part of our ongoing investigations into the criminal use of drones which has severely disrupted flights in and out...

Drone activity suspends air traffic at London Gatwick … again

Several inbound flights are currently holding around London Gatwick airport as the airport authorities were forced to close the airfield again after another drone...

London Gatwick has reopened, but for a limited number of aircraft

London Gatwick’s runway is currently available and a limited number of aircraft are scheduled for departure and arrival, the airport said in a statement....

DJI offers assistance in drone identification to Gatwick Airport incident investigators

AeroScope system available for remote drone identification DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, offers its assistance to authorities investigating the reported drone...

easyJet and Norwegian statements about drone sightings at Gatwick, issued on 20 December 2018

As one of the largest users of London Gatwick Airport, easyJet issued the following statement: easyJet Gatwick Statement: 20 December 2018 12:10 “Following reports of drones...

Ongoing drone activity; flights at London Gatwick Airport remain suspended: “a deliberate attempt to disrupt flights”

Flights at London Gatwick Airport remain suspended due to ongoing drone activity around the airfield. Yesterday evening, two drones were spotted flying around London Gatwick...

Drone sightings are seriously disrupting air traffic at London Gatwick

Yesterday evening (20 December), two drones were spotted flying around London Gatwick Airport. Airport authorities decided to close down the airfield between 21:00 (UTC)...

Norwegian announces new direct flights from Gatwick to Miami and San Francisco replacing Fort Lauderdale and Oakland

Airline to serve Miami and San Francisco to reflect customer demand and cargo opportunities More flights added to popular long-haul routes next summer Norwegian...

Norwegian to launch four weekly flights between London Gatwick and Rio de Janeiro (Summer 2019)

Norwegian today (27 November) announced the launch of low-fare four weekly flights between London Gatwick and Rio de Janeiro from 31 March 2019. The...

Rwandair possibly to Brussels with a Boeing 737 MAX 7 or an Airbus A321LR

RwandAir currently flies to Brussels and London Gatwick with an Airbus A330-200 or A330-300, depending on demand. But, as we mentioned yesterday in the...

Precautionary landing of a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 disrupts air traffic at London Gatwick

This morning (31 August), the single runway (*) at London Gatwick was closed between 06:30 and 07:00 (UTC +1) after a precautionary landing of...