Gatwick airport

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Airlines expect smooth half-term getaways from England after summer disruption
British Airways and easyJet confident of fulfilling schedule in busiest weekend before Christmas

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

21, Oct, 2022 @12:44 PM

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‘It’s carnage’: the life of a Gatwick baggage handler during a summer of flight chaos
A long-serving baggage handler employed at Gatwick airport gives a candid account of working life

As told to Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Kwasi Kwarteng’s opaque stance on BT ownership is not helping | Nils Pratley
The company really does not need to take an excursion into high-leverage financial engineering

Nils Pratley

23, Aug, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Gatwick cancels 26 flights after hailing return to ‘business as usual’
Airport says it will not extend capacity restraints next month, before cancelling easyJet flights owing to staff absence

Christy Cooney

23, Aug, 2022 @11:04 AM

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Spanish fighter plane intercepts easyJet flight after false bomb threat
Alleged social media posts by a British national prompted the Spanish Civil Guard to escort the plane to Menorca

Tobi Thomas

04, Jul, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Grounded! What to do in an airport if your flight is delayed by one, three, six or 12 hours
Travel chaos is leaving many passengers stuck in departures for what seems like for ever. But apart from endlessly climbing the walls what can you do to keep yourself occupied and your kids from climbing the walls?

Stuart Heritage

23, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Did a Martian have a break – with a KitKat? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Litter left behind | Getting rid of things | Moving on from Partygate | Russian spy’s wrong turn | The Green Man in the tree


17, Jun, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Q&A: How will Gatwick airport’s summer flight reductions affect me?
As airport reduces summer capacity to ward off potential chaos, easyJet flights will be most heavily affected

Hilary Osborne and Gwyn Topham

17, Jun, 2022 @3:43 PM

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EasyJet says most passengers will fly on scheduled day as Gatwick cuts capacity
Airport accused of panicking airline customers after limiting flights to 825 a day in July and 850 in August

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Death of disabled passenger at Gatwick prompts inquiry
Man reportedly fell down escalator after getting off flight without helper, as airport says staff shortages ‘not a factor’

Jamie Grierson

17, Jun, 2022 @7:32 AM

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Gatwick reduces summer capacity to prevent repeat of jubilee chaos
Number of flights in August will be below pre-pandemic levels to ensure those on sale are ‘deliverable’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Fine airlines that break UK compensation rules, demand passengers
After the half-term travel chaos, stranded families are refused redress while many online applications are left unresolved

James Tapper

11, Jun, 2022 @12:32 PM

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