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London Gatwick becomes new base for Wizz Air, with one Airbus A321 and routes to Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta

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Wizz Air will soon open a new base at London Gatwick. In addition to London Luton and Doncaster Sheffield, Gatwick will become the third...

After Heathrow, Qatar Airways resumes flights to London Gatwick in continued rebuild of UK network

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Resumption of daily London Gatwick flights starting 20 August will see the airline’s UK network expand to 45 weekly flights to four UK...

airBaltic resumes Tallinn – Malaga route and flights from Riga to summer destinations, and launches new routes from Vilnius

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airBaltic announced it is resuming some seasonal routes from Riga, in addition to Tallinn - Malaga. The airline will also launch three new routes...

Virgin Atlantic cuts 3,150 jobs, retires Boeing 747-400 fleet, leaves London Gatwick

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Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to reshape and resize its business to ensure that it is fit for the future, in response to the...

[Coronavirus] British Airways suspends all flights from London Gatwick

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British Airways has been forced to temporarily suspend flights from the UK’s second-largest airport London Gatwick under mounting pressure due to the coronavirus crisis. Like...

British Airways increases flights to winter sun hot-spots from London Gatwick

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Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular...

Norwegian launches new route from London Gatwick to Aktion Airport, which serves Preveza and Lefkada, Greece

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Airline adds capacity to key European routes for summer 2020 Norwegian is launching a new non-stop service from London Gatwick to Aktion Airport, which serves...

British Airways invests in brand new catering on London Gatwick flights

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British Airways has made a multi-million-pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food across its short- and...

British Airways launches direct flights to Antalya in time for Summer 2020

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British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and...

Milan Bergamo gets set for British Airways’ Gatwick service

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Milan Bergamo Airport yesterday welcomed British Airways’ high-frequency service from London Gatwick. Becoming the only link from the south of England to the East...

Very high delays at the two major London airports due to radar issues. British Airways A350-1000 welcome ceremony postponed

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Equipment issues are causing very high levels of flight delay at both London Heathrow & Gatwick airports. The reason for the delays is a...

Severe turbulence in British Airways Boeing 777 injures 14 passengers

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On 6 May, a British Airways Boeing 777-200 (G-VIIR) operating flight BA2167 from London London Gatwick to Tampa, U.S. encountered severe turbulence during the...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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