Posts Tagged ‘Gatwick Airport’

Will The British Airways Strike Affect You?

Friday, March 12th, 2010 by Casey

Unite, the union that represents BA cabin crew have just announced that their members will strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March.

Cost of Gatwick improvements criticised by airlines

Friday, May 29th, 2009 by Casey

Three major UK airlines have warned BAA that a £900 million improvement scheme for Gatwick Airport is futile in the face of dwindling passenger numbers.

Interested in buying Gatwick Airport? The deadline’s today!

Monday, April 27th, 2009 by Casey

Today is the final day for companies interested in purchasing Gatwick Airport to throw their hats in the ring. BAA is expected to receive three serious offers, which are rumoured to be for less than the £2 billion estimates suggested last year.  The interested parties are understood to be groups including General Electric, Manchester Airport […]

BAA Told To Sell Airports

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008 by Casey

In a provisional decision announced today, the Competition Commission has advised BAA to sell Gatwick, Stansted and Edinburgh Airports. BAA, who put Gatwick up for sale after the Commission’s initial report in August, have stated they believe there is no compelling evidence that Stansted should be sold.  They’ve also added that there was no justification […]

Runway Ice Disrupts Flights at Gatwick Airport

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 by Casey

Gatwick Airport’s runway was closed this morning at 06.50 due to what airport officials described as “exceptional weather conditions”. Essential maintenance and de-icing works are taking place, and the runway will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so.  In the meantime, approximately 60 inbound and outbound flights have been affected, with […]

Gatwick Airport Parking Remains the Cheapest Option

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 by Tony

Recent research, conducted by Travelrobe, has found that using public transport, when travelling to Gatwick airport, is far more expensive than using airport parking. This research flies in the face of advice to travellers that they should use public transport as it is cheaper and better for the environment. The facts are that public transport […]

Bank Holiday Blues No More! Baggage Strike Cancelled

Thursday, August 21st, 2008 by Amie

Thinking of travelling over the Bank holiday? We have been informed that there could be severe disruption if you are flying from Gatwick or Stansted Airport. Unions have said that baggage handlers and check-in staff at Gatwick and Stansted Airport are going on strike on Bank Holiday Monday 25th 2008 for 24 hours in a […]