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Robust start to financial year as Gatwick celebrates growth
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Robust start to financial year as Gatwick celebrates growth 12.5m passengers travelled through Gatwick Q1 April – June 2019 Total passenger numbers +1.7% year-on-year, with long-haul +2.2% Responding to passenger demand Qatar Airways adds five new weekly flights to Doha London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever start to a financial year, as passenger numbers grew by +1.7% in Q1, compared to 2018, as 12.5 million passengers travelled through in the first three months of the 2019 – 2020 financial year. Long-haul growth was also strong in Q1, up +2.2%. North Atlantic routes drove this...
Cardiff Airport expecting busiest summer season in over 10 years
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News 19 JULY Cardiff Airport expecting busiest summer season in over 10 years Cardiff Airport is gearing up for another busy summer season, as over the six-week period, over 318,000 customers will be jetting off for a summer holiday or to visit friends and relatives whilst the kids are off school. During the school holiday period between July and September, Wales’ national airport is expecting a 7% increase in passengers compared to last summer, making summer 2019 the busiest summer in over a decade. Customers can reach exciting long-haul destinations such as Bali, Thailand, Pakistan...
Strong support for Gatwick’s master plan
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Strong support for Gatwick’s master plan as airport confirms way forward for sustainable development Two-thirds of respondents to public consultation support Gatwick’s intention to build capacity by making best use of existing runways Airport will now prepare a planning application to bring the standby runway into routine use, including a further public consultation Gatwick has today published its final master plan and a report on its 12-week public consultation, which concluded earlier this year. This consultation showed strong support for airport development with two thirds of...
WIZZ Air adds Chisinau to growing choice of destinations taking off from DSA
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WIZZ Air adds Chisinau to growing choice of destinations taking off from DSA WIZZ Air announced a new twice-weekly flight to Chisinau, Moldova taking off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) from 20th December. The new addition is WIZZ Air’s 14th route flying from Doncaster Sheffield, the UKs favourite airport, and the only route between the north of England and Moldova. This announcement adds a further 38,000 seats to DSA and takes WIZZ’s overall seat commitment at DSA to 800,000 per annum. Chris Harcombe, Aviation Development Director at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, said...
Wizz Air Announces New Routes From Birmingham Airport
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Wizz Air Announces New Routes From Birmingham Airport Commencing in September, Wizz Air has announced two new routes from Birmingham Airport to Poland. The first route launching on 16th September is to Poznań, Poland’s fifth-largest city, with the second route launching on 17th September to Krakow - the seventh Wizz Air route to operate from Birmingham Airport. Travellers to Poznań can expect an abundance of things to see and do including a choice of historical attractions and museums, renaissance-style architecture, as well as dining and nightlife options to suit a range of tastes...
Brussels Airlines reconnects Bristol Airport with Brussels Airport
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Brussels Airlines reconnects Bristol Airport with Brussels Airport The Belgian airline will connect Bristol with Brussels 12 times a week. The first flight from Bristol to Brussels will take off on September 1st. Brussels Airlines offers daily flights between five airports in the UK the capital of Europe. The connection between Bristol Airport and Brussels Airport is not entirely new, as wetlease partner flybmi used to operate this route for Brussels Airlines until February this year. As the connection between both cities remains of strategic importance to the airline, Brussels Airlines...
Over 3.2 Million Passengers Welcomed at Malta International Airport in First Half of 2019
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Over 3.2 Million Passengers Welcomed at Malta International Airport in First Half of 2019 5.9 per cent traffic growth in first half of 2019 3 new routes for winter and 17 route extensions the winter season Malta Airport outperforms 25 EU airports in terms of connectivity growth Mid-year Update A busy first half of 2019 saw Malta International Airport welcome over 3.2 million passengers. The company announced its mid-year traffic results, which show an increase of 5.9 per cent in passenger movements over the same stretch last year, earlier today during a press conference. Addressing...
London Stansted opens new check-in area as part of ongoing transformation project
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London Stansted opens new check-in area as part of ongoing transformation project Passengers using London Stansted this summer will benefit from a new and improved check-in area thanks to the completion of the latest terminal upgrade as part of the airport’s ongoing transformation project. Eight new check-in desks opened at 5am on July 11 with passengers travelling with TUI to Heraklion in Crete the first to use them. “ The new check-in area looks fantastic, and received a big thumbs up from the passengers who used them for the first time on Thursday. The desks are in a ‘shoreline’...
Glasgow Airport receives top ranking in CAA disability access report
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Glasgow Airport receives top ranking in CAA disability access report Glasgow Airport receives the highest rating of “very good” from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for disability access. The CAA has today (Thursday 11 July 2019) published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports, spanning a 12-month reporting period of 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019. The CAA’s accessibility framework is a world-first and is driving improvements in performance to help improve accessibility across UK airports. To achieve a 'very good' classification, airports...
Drone temporarily closes Leeds Bradford Airport
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Reports of drone closes Leeds Bradford Airport Flights temporarily suspended at Leeds Brtadford Airport due to reported drone activity close to the final approach to the airport. 1400 The airport is closed as a drone has been spotted flying in the Horsforth area on a 1 mile final for 32 All flight currently suspended
Gatwick’s Passenger Advisory Group is recruiting new members to represent the views of passengers
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Gatwick’s Passenger Advisory Group is recruiting new members to represent the views of passengers Passenger Advisory Group (PAG) represents views and makes recommendations on all aspects of the airport’s passenger services and facilities PAG is a subgroup of GATCOM – the airport’s independent consultative committee Candidates should have a passion for customer service Gatwick Airport is looking to recruit new members to join GATCOM’s Passenger Advisory Group to feedback and make recommendations on all aspects of the airport’s passenger experience. GATCOM’s Passenger Advisory Group...
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Manchester: The big revelation...?

"The M56 link and 1993 MSCP expansion / level 4 drop off adaptation may not happen. Pier 4 is still a possibility; if it happens it’s not part of MAN-TP but the project will allow for it to be added in the future.Renaming of taxiways etc. will be in stages beginning this December. All the west side pier one gates are identical for both type serviceable, layout and location of everything. Same for at least the seven Zulu remote stands furthest north west. These remotes are “gates without air bridges” - serviced by busses but with the same facilities as a contact gate. Speaking of busses there’s new ones on the way Much was made of the slide in my earlier post showing the travel time for the busses. They’re confident the new airside perimeter only road layout will expedite bus times.Eventually the west side pier B gates will become T2, the east side T3. What happens to the actual pier was unclear.The big revelation (or not) was something to be announced soon - the next pier built may be pier 2 and then followed by pier 3. This hint was given some weight with the slide above showing state of play for 2020, with the large “pier 2 construction” zone. Still in discussion so we will see"......

Your views on ITV's "Yorkshire's Airport"

"So before I made judgement on the programme Yorkshire Airport, I decided to allow it to run a couple of episodes as I didn't feel like one was enough to go on.First of all I must say I am embarrassed to call it my local airport, it doesnt portray the airport in a good light at all. The manager who seen fixing the customer experience scores and saying love you down the radio is hardly professional, same for the guy who moved people's seats by their name and if he liked the name or not. It shows the airport as run by a couple of amateurs. The guys on the ramp was the only part of the second episode which was bearable to watch. Swissport and the team of LBA have truly let the airport down, made it out to be a clown airport. I can see why jet2 decided not to be involved in the filming and i can hardly blame them. What's more frustrating for me is I used to work at the airport and it was nothing like this, it's like the normal everyday staff who actually keep the operation running smoothly have been replaced by wannabe celebs whom are more like the class clown".....

Review: Birmingham to Lanzarote with Jet2.com

"Have just arrived in Lanzarote courtesy of Jet2. My opinion so far? Fantastic airline, they left bang on time at 3.25 and landed 20 minutes ahead of schedule, 10/10 for punctuality. The check-in staff and cabin crew seem to really love their job and greeted us with a genuine smile when we encountered them. I kind of wish they toned it down a little with the automated announcements, but I'm just nitpicking really. The food service was done on time and the flight was pretty relaxed. The aircraft was 19 years old (G-JZHH) but it looked quite new to me with comfortable seats and generous legroom. To echo many others opinions, I definitely recommend flying on Jet2, in many areas, they give other airlines a run for their money especially regarding customer service and with the amount of legroom"......

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