Airport

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has said he feels "really sorry" for a couple who felt "violated" after being held for 36 hours before being cleared of involvement of the disruption of Gatwick Airport by drones.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick flights to return to normal ‘by the end the weekend’

Gatwick airport has said that fights from the airport should return to normal “by the end of the weekend”.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Flights at Gatwick Airport have again been suspended because of a suspected drone sighting, prompting further passengers to be stranded after planes were grounded for around 36 hours.

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected?

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Gatwick drones: What to do if you have been affected

Travel writer Adrian Mills has said that anyone affected by the drone sightings at Gatwick airport should keep all their receipts, even if it is being classed as an exceptional circumstance.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Chief Operating Officer at Gatwick Airport, Chris Woodroofe has said that Gatwick airport will take “several days” to recover after all flights were grounded following sightings of a drone.

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

The runway at Gatwick remains closed on Thursday morning following reports of drones flying close to the airport - despite briefly reopening overnight.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Stansted Airport

Member of the Stansted 15: 'It's a scary moment in the history of our right to protest'

Stansted 15: 'It's a scary moment in the history of our right to protest'

One of a group of 15 protesters who have been found guilty of an aviation security offence said the charges brought against them were a "shock".

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

If people are drunk, they shouldn’t fly, says former airline pilot

If people are drunk, they shouldn’t fly, says former airline pilot

If people are drunk, they shouldn’t fly, says former airline pilot

Former Airline Pilot Terry Tozer has said that it is a “basic principle” that people should not be allowed to fly if they are drunk, after the Home Office launched a review into alcohol being served in airports.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport bag checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’, says minister

Security minister Ben Wallace has admitted that airport baggage checks “weren’t probably as good as they might be” and contributed to two Russian nationals being able to bring Novichok into the UK.