Gatwick airport

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BA abandons plans for short-haul subsidiary airline at Gatwick
Proposals for BA-branded subsidiary ditched after pilots refuse to back deal between airline and union

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @1:20 PM

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French woman held by Home Office officials at Gatwick for eight hours
Tessa Stines, who has EU settlement claim in progress, detained by Border Force despite rule change

Diane Taylor and Lisa O'Carroll

16, Sep, 2021 @6:31 PM

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The end of furlough will lay bare Britain’s twin-speed recovery from Covid
Minister are being warned that expecting an influx of workers coming off the scheme to plug regional and sectoral labour gaps is completely unrealistic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The battle for Britain’s skies takes a new twist pitting easyJet against Wizz Air
Analysis: airline fends off Hungarian interloper in increasingly febrile fight over Gatwick slots

Gwyn Topham

09, Sep, 2021 @7:06 PM

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BA pilots to vote on new short-haul subsidiary at Gatwick
The airline plans to base up to 17 short-haul planes at UK’s second-biggest airport from next summer

Gwyn Topham

03, Sep, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Gatwick plans to proceed with conversion of emergency runway
Airport revives proposal for routine use as it seeks to enlarge capacity to a potential 75.5m passengers a year

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Aug, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Gatwick boss: simplify Covid travel tests or UK will lag behind rest of Europe
Airport hit by £245m loss as passenger numbers fall to 569,000 in first six months of 2021

Mark Sweney

13, Aug, 2021 @10:26 AM

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Britons face four-hour passport queues this summer, warns Border Force worker
Manually checking Covid-19 paperwork and quarantine requirements at UK airport arrivals ‘now takes 15 minutes per traveller’

Miles Brignall and Rupert Jones

18, May, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Campaigners say UK airport expansion plans must be suspended amid new climate goals
In letter to ministers, groups say aviation strategy needed after sector included in binding climate targets

Matthew Taylor

10, May, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Airlines fail to add extra flights from India on eve of UK ban
Heathrow refuses more incoming flights ahead of Covid red list bar starting early Friday for most travellers from India

Jamie Grierson and Rebecca Ratcliffe

22, Apr, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Bleak future for Crawley a year after first Covid lockdown
The town in the shadow of Gatwick airport hopes the worst of the pandemic is over but fears for its jobs

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

04, Apr, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Digital Covid certificate could be key to Gatwick recovery, says boss
Stewart Wingate expresses optimism for summer despite airport reporting £526m pre-tax loss

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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