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.
Gatwick airport has said that fights from the airport should return to normal “by the end of the weekend”.
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.
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.
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.
The runway at Gatwick remains closed on Thursday morning following reports of drones flying close to the airport - despite briefly reopening overnight.
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".
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.
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.