Gatwick Airport

Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Gatwick drone investigation: 'No realistic lines of enquiry’

Gatwick drone investigation: 'No realistic lines of enquiry’

Police investigating a drone attack on Gatwick Airport in December 2018 say they are no closer to finding the people behind it.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Gatwick Airport

Gatwick drone disruption was 'an inside job'

Gatwick drone disruption was 'an inside job'

A drone which brought Gatwick Airport to a standstill shortly before Christmas was the work of a "disgruntled employee", a Whitehall source has claimed.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

Gatwick drone disruption costs airline EasyJet £15m after more than 400 flights were cancelled

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

EasyJet has said last month's drone disruption at Gatwick was a "wake-up call" to airports after it cost the airline £15 million and affected 82,000 customers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services

Chris Grayling has denied reports that his department is preparing to lay on emergency freight services across Kent in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Heathrow airport has halted departures on Tuesday afternoon after reports of a drone sighting.

Drones

Drones: What are the new regulations?

Drones: What are the new regulations?

The government has announced a series of new measures to control drone use in the UK. Here is your guide to the new regulations.

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”.

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Arrests over drone disruption at Gatwick airport

Two people have been arrested in the Gatwick area in connection with the drone sightings at Gatwick airport.

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.

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns of 'tough penalties' for drone copycats

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that anyone caught launching a similar drone attack to the one that grounded Gatwick flights will go to jail

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down, and what can be done to prevent another attack?

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down, and what can be done to prevent another attack?

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down and how we can stop them?

Pilot Simon Moores tells Julia Hartley-Brewer why drones can't be shot out of the air, and what needs to be done to stop further attacks

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 drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas Lapland trips

Passengers tell talkRADIO how the delays at Gatwick Airport, caused by drones in the area, affect their travel

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.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

Gatwick forced to use whiteboards to display flight information after IT failure

Gatwick forced to use whiteboards to display flight information after IT failure

Staff have resorted to manually writing out crucial information such as gate numbers for each departure from the UK's second busiest airport.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

'British Airways has lost customer loyalty as customers have been shown to be worthless', says travel journalist

'British Airways meltdown tells customers their loyalty is worthless', says stranded journalist

'British Airways meltdown tells customers their loyalty is worthless'

Travel journalist David Gordon tells Carole Malone lack of communication from British Airways has been a big problem

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Theresa May has promised consultations on all manner of issue

Theresa May and her many consultations

Theresa May and her many consultations

The Prime Minister has said she will consult the public on social care - but critics might suggest this is her answer for everything

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Freezing fog causes travel chaos as passengers face flight cancellations and delays

Freezing fog causes travel chaos as passengers face flight cancellations and delays

Freezing fog causes travel chaos as passengers face flight cancellations

Fog has caused travel disruption across the south of England, as thousands are facing flight cancellations and delays

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Technology, blinds and the M25 - Find out more about the third runway at Heathrow

Technology, blinds and the M25 - Find out more about the third runway at Heathrow

Technology, blinds and the M25 - The third runway at Heathrow

Jon Holmes finds out more about the planned third runway at Heathrow Airport

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion - reports

Zac Goldsmith resigns over the Heathrow airport expansion - reports

It has been reported that Zac Goldsmith has resigned over the decision to expand Heathrow airport

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Announcement made ahead of schedule after various outlets had reported that Heathrow was likely to win battle with Gatwick

Airport expansion - decision on Heathrow or Gatwick to be made today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

The final decision is to be announced at around 12.30pm following a Cabinet meeting.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Meet the world's youngest commercial female airline captain Kate McWilliams

The Aviatrix: How Kate McWilliams became world's youngest commercial female airline captain

How Kate McWilliams became world's youngest commercial female airline captain

McWilliams is believed to be the world's youngest ever commercial female airline captain, aged 26 years old, she started flying at the age of 13

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson "right for all the wrong reasons" to dismiss Heathrow

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow

Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow expansion

Aviation expert Julian Bray highlighted the reasons why Gatwick airport needs to be expanded

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

UK Airprox Board report says passenger jets were in near-collision at Gatwick Airport

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, UK Airprox Board report reveals

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, says report

Two flights were involved in a near-miss earlier this year, according to a UK Airprox Board report