- New report by aviation expert says new generation aircraft are a “game changer” where the airlines’ order books of today hold the key to expansion needs of tomorrow
- Gatwick Airport publishes year end results including passenger numbers at record levels of 35.9m
- £1.2bn investment in enhancing airport facilities completed
- “West, North & now East London have made their mark on the capital – the runway debate is the South’s time to shine” says Gatwick
Unveiling Gatwick Airport’s public transport improvements, Hugh Sumner, the mastermind behind London 2012’s transport infrastructure, said Gatwick will be “road and rail ready” for a second runway by 2021, with no additional cost to the taxpayer.
- New Gatwick Express carriages designed for airline travellers by 2016
- Rail capacity at Gatwick doubled by 2018
London Gatwick will tomorrow submit to the Airports Commission a 3,200 page, evidence-based report that shows clearly why expansion at Gatwick is the obvious solution to meeting the UK’s connectivity needs for the next generation.
Heathrow have announced proposals for a road congestion charge in an attempt to tackle one of the huge environmental challenges of their expansion plans.
Gatwick has announced its best year-on-year passenger growth for nearly 3 years with April seeing an increase of 15% or 421,900 passengers.
As part of our campaign, we are launching a number of adverts which we believe will showcase why Gatwick is the obvious choice for the UK’s next runway. Take a look at our first advert and keep a close look out for the next ones!
At the Shard last week, Sir Terry Farrell and Stewart Wingate unveiled London Gatwick’s vision for a new runway, outlining how a 'Turbo-charged Gatwick Airport would bring an Olympic-style boost to South London'.
All households most affected by noise from a second runway at Gatwick would receive annual compensation equivalent to Band A Council Tax (currently £1000) if and when the runway becomes operational, Gatwick Airport announced today.