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. EasyJet has opened an investigation after an unaccompanied child was removed from an overbooked flight from London Gatwick. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....11. Travellers flying out of Gatwick, Luton and Birmingham on Friday were all being offered less than a euro for each pound, unless they had pre-booked their currency. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The equivalent figure for the UK for the next five years is less than 2% and the effects of continued under-investment are evident. Four of the 10 worst airports in the world are in the UK (Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester and Edinburgh), for instance. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It’s little better at the other airports. At Gatwick, Moneycorp offered us €97 for our £100, although Travelex just tipped the £1/€1 ratio giving us €100. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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The UK ignores China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan at its peril | Colin Cram image
.... The equivalent figure for the UK for the next five years is less than 2% and the effects of continued under-investment are evident. Four of the 10 worst airports in the world are in the UK (Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester and Edinburgh), for instance. ...
Sun, sea, sand … and a last-minute money-saving holiday guide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of July 2017 06:00:31 AM
Britons travelling to Europe offered just €0.88 for £1 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 06:31:18 PM
....11. Travellers flying out of Gatwick, Luton and Birmingham on Friday were all being offered less than a euro for each pound, unless they had pre-booked their currency. ...
Unaccompanied child taken off overbooked easyJet flight at Gatwick image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 09:13:37 AM
. EasyJet has opened an investigation after an unaccompanied child was removed from an overbooked flight from London Gatwick. ...
How can the Southern rail fiasco be solved? Look to John Lewis | David Boyle image
....4m for failing to keep to a contract worth £8. 9bn over seven years, to run Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express. ...
Heathrow night flights to continue until third runway is built image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 12:54:07 PM
....Night flights from Heathrow will continue until the airport is expanded, the government has confirmed, as it published new rules to encourage quieter aircraft across London’s three biggest airports. The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, said efforts to reduce the total noise permitted from flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted showed the government was taking the issue very seriously, but residents’ groups said the proposals were “business as usual”. ...
Heathrow hotel operator drafts £6.7bn cheaper third runway plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of July 2017 02:42:29 PM
....Surinder Arora, founder and chairman of the Arora Group, said there were “cheaper and better ways” to expand Britain’s biggest airport in proposals sent to the government as part of a public consultation. In a long-awaited and controversial decision announced in October, ministers chose to back expansion at Heathrow rather than at Gatwick airport. ...
Let’s move to Hove, East Sussex: ‘It attracts more young people than anywhere in the country’ image
.... Suburban in places. Well connected? Trains: six or so an hour to Worthing (15-29 mins) and on to Southampton, Portsmouth and Bristol; half-hourly to Gatwick (30 mins) and London Victoria (70 mins). ...
Drone forces closure of Gatwick runway and diversion of many flights image
. A drone spotted in the sky near Gatwick airport on Sunday evening prompted the closure of a runway and led to several flights being diverted to landing strips up to 80 miles away. ...
Southern axes quarter of trains as drivers' overtime ban begins image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of June 2017 10:58:36 PM
.... . There are no off-peak Gatwick Express services between Brighton and the airport - a limited peak service will operate, Southern said. ...
BA ruined our break – but it still won’t pay out! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... Because it was a big birthday, they also decided to spend more than they normally would on accommodation – a villa with a pool by the beach costing €3,000 (£2,620). On 27 May when they arrived at Gatwick to catch their flight to Faro, it soon became apparent there was a major problem. ...
Southern tried to run too many trains on poor infrastructure: report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 09:33:08 AM
....”. The report also recommends that the Gatwick Express system be overhauled to free up space, and Gibb admitted what many airport users and rail passengers have concluded: “It is debatable whether a premium fare can be justified for Gatwick Express services. ...
UK attracts record overseas tourists after pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 11:47:05 AM
....5bn. The falling pound has sent holiday costs soaring for British travellers, with bureaux de change at Gatwick airport giving holidaymakers just €0. ...
Hard going with easyJet over compensation claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 06:00:18 AM
....I am at my wits’ end with easyJet. In June 2016 our flight from Dubrovnik to London Gatwick was cancelled due to crew sickness. ...
How many boxes? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 11:02:23 PM
.... . Both Heathrow and Gatwick are seeing an increase in the amount of air freight they handle - but Gatwick's growth rate is significantly higher. ...
Airline bosses: we must apologise immediately for BA-style crises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:02:04 PM
....”. Crisis response was on the agenda after BA stranded 75,000 passengers when a technician switched a power supply off and on at a data centre, scrambling its systems and forcing it to cancel all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick at the start of the bank holiday weekend. ...
British Airways says IT chaos was caused by human error image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 05:58:37 PM
....BA has already launched its own internal investigation, led by its chief executive Alex Cruz. Following the computer crash, which caused travel chaos for people travelling from Heathrow and Gatwick, Mr Walsh gave his full backing to Mr Cruz. ...
Suffered BA’s weekend from hell? Find out what compensation is on offer image
....And for many who had already checked in their baggage, there was the added frustration that it was sent on to their destinations while they were still stranded. The chaos at Gatwick and Heathrow put a renewed spotlight on where passengers stand when faced with these problems. ...
For BA, a £100m compensation bill could be just the start image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of June 2017 02:59:09 PM
.... By 2. 30pm, the media was reporting that no BA planes would fly from Heathrow or Gatwick before 6pm, a story rejected as “false news” in a rare announcement in the departure lounge. ...
BA chaos: why I’m flying the flag for the new arbitration scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:14:07 AM
....My latest mishap with BA meant that I got to road test the scheme soon after it opened. The airline put back my flight in October from Lima to Gatwick by 24 hours. ...
British Airways cabin crew to hold four-day strike over pay dispute image
....The power shutdown knocked out the airline’s computer systems, but experts have questioned why any company would not have a functioning uninterruptible power supply and failsafe backups. BA had to cancel all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports last Saturday, leaving 75,000 passengers stranded. ...
Power surge? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:43:36 AM
. It is one of the worst IT meltdowns to hit British Airways in recent memory - thousands of passengers had flights disrupted or cancelled at the weekend and there were chaotic scenes at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports. ...
BA's owner launches new trans-Atlantic budget airline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:03:01 PM
.... . From July Iceland's budget airline WOW will be offering flights from London Gatwick, Bristol and Edinburgh to Chicago from £139, and Lufthansa's Eurowings subsidiary will be increasing its low cost offerings to Orlando, Florida and Seattle. ...
British Airways IT failure caused by 'uncontrolled return of power' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 05:35:50 PM
....BA’s parent company, IAG, saw shares initially fall by about 4% in the first day of trading in London after the outage occurred. On Saturday night, travellers spent the night sleeping on yoga mats spread on terminal floors after BA cancelled all flights leaving Heathrow and Gatwick. ...
Passengers still without bags after British Airways IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:34:08 PM
....British Airways is still struggling to return baggage to passengers as it attempts to salvage its battered reputation and investigate the cause of a computer system outage that left 75,000 people stranded at the weekend. Cancelled holidays and chaotic scenes at Heathrow and Gatwick airports over the bank holiday weekend have been followed by reports of passengers’ baggage being forwarded to destinations abroad while its owners were unable to travel. ...
British Airways should come clean about computer chaos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 05:52:44 PM
.... So let us offer a few pointers. On 18 July last year, delays of up to four hours greeted BA passengers at Heathrow and Gatwick. ...
British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:01:05 AM
....4% – cutting the value of the airline group by £170m. BA cancelled all departing flights at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday when check-in and operating systems crashed. ...
FTSE 100 falls as IAG hit by BA's IT failure image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:44:34 AM
....4% lower after dropping as much as 4% as the airline group counted the cost of three days of disruption. BA says it is now operating a full flight schedule at Heathrow and Gatwick. ...
British Airways CEO will not resign despite 'catastrophic' IT failure image
....British Airways’ chief executive says he will not resign despite a “catastrophic” IT system failure that grounded scores of flights and led to cancellations and delays for 75,000 passengers over the bank holiday weekend. Alex Cruz said on Monday he was “profusely apologetic” for the computing glitch, which caused havoc at Heathrow and Gatwick airports, stranding passengers including many families on half-term breaks. ...
BA - what are my rights?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 02:03:20 PM
.... . "We are refunding or rebooking customers who suffered cancellations on to new services as quickly as possible and have also introduced more flexible rebooking policies for anyone who was due to travel on Saturday, Sunday, today [Monday] and Tuesday who no longer wishes to fly to-from Heathrow or Gatwick," they add. ...
BA boss 'won't resign' over flight chaos image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 12:33:23 PM
....". The airline is now close to full operational capacity after the problems resulted in mass flight cancellations at Heathrow and Gatwick over the bank holiday weekend. ...
British Airways flight chaos lessens after weekend of disruption image
.... . The airline is "closer to full operational capacity" after an IT power cut resulted in mass flight cancellations at Heathrow and Gatwick. ...
British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown image
....British Airways could face a bill of at least £100m in compensation, additional customer care and lost business resulting from an IT meltdown that affected more than 1,000 flights over the weekend. All the airline’s flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were grounded on Saturday. ...
Five questions for BA  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 10:59:40 AM
.... . "We are refunding or rebooking customers who suffered cancellations on to new services as quickly as possible and have also introduced more flexible rebooking policies for anyone due to travel on Sunday and Monday who no longer wishes to fly to/from Heathrow or Gatwick. ...
British Airways: turmoil continues after IT failure grounds flights image
....Disruption from a major British Airways IT failure that affected more than 1,000 flights on Saturday has continued into a second day, leaving more passengers stranded. After all the airline’s flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were grounded on Saturday, services resumed but with cancellations and delays. ...
British Airways: Chaos continues at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 12:20:08 AM
....BA denied the claim, saying: "We would never compromise the integrity and security of our IT systems". Are you a BA passenger currently at Heathrow or Gatwick airport? Email haveyoursay@bbc. ...
Gatwick Airport flights depart without luggage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 09:48:12 AM
. A fault with Gatwick Airport's baggage system meant flights were leaving without passengers' luggage. ...
Save money this summer and opt for an all-inclusive holiday package image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:06:00 PM
....com shows the cheapest all-inclusive holiday resorts allow you to travel for less than £300 a person this summer. Turkey is cheapest of all, with one week in the three star Pekcan Hotel in Alanya costing just £173 per person, with flights departing from Gatwick on May 31. ...
Save money this summer and opt for an all-inclusive holiday package image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 01:06:00 PM
....com shows the cheapest all-inclusive holiday resorts allow you to travel for less than £300 a person this summer. Turkey is cheapest of all, with one week in the three star Pekcan Hotel in Alanya costing just £173 per person, with flights departing from Gatwick on May 31. ...
Business leaders want next government to build two more runways image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
.... The controversial expansion of Heathrow has yet to be finally voted through parliament, almost five years after the first Airport Commission was established by David Cameron, and is not expected to be completed before at least 2025. The IoD, which represents 30,000 UK company directors, said that the commission had underestimated demand for air travel and said Gatwick would also be full before Heathrow, Britain’s main hub airport, was enlarged. ...
Airport duty-free prices not always cheapest, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:00:29 AM
....Despite a common assumption that airport shopping will cut out VAT, shoppers could save £21 by buying a 100ml bottle of Eternity for Men eau de toilette on Amazon for £25 rather than at Birmingham World Duty Free for £46. The Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon was £20 cheaper at Toys R Us online than at Gatwick South World Duty Free. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....Jenny Gumbrell has been housebound and unable to work since returning from a trip to New Zealand in mid-February. When her flight arrived at Gatwick she discovered that her portable mobility scooter was in pieces, having been apparently dropped from a height. ...
From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight image
.... Smith says it’s easier to change in Lille than Paris. For the same family on the same dates, opting for the cheapest Gatwick-Bordeaux flights, easyJet would charge £455, which includes £70 for two hold bags weighing 20kg each, but no other extras. ...
Southern rail boss paid £495,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 10:09:03 AM
....Southern Rail said that it ran 95% of services on time during the latest RMT strike on Saturday, after 55% of conductors and “on-board supervisors” showed up for work. GTR, which also owns Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, declined to comment on pay. ...
Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
.... Historical World Trade Organization rules, as the company says, don’t cover aviation. So, yes, it is just about conceivable that Stansted, Gatwick and other UK airports dominated by tourist traffic to the EU could grind to a halt temporarily. ...
Cheaper flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 02:50:44 AM
....But another analyst who covers IAG says the company "may have left its run too late - it's been asleep at the wheel for too long". Norwegian started offering the UK's first low-cost long-haul flights to the US from Gatwick in July 2014 and has become the third biggest airline at the Sussex airport. ...
Please bring back my old British Airways | Victoria Coren Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
....Sadly, there’s many a slip ’twixt tap and click; those sparkling flutes will have frozen midair at the publication of news that “BA runs out of loo rolls!”. Earlier this month, apparently, a flight to Barbados was delayed at London Gatwick for nearly six hours while ground crew restocked the plane due to a shortage of toilet roll. ...
Petworth and Pulborough, West Sussex: straight out of Miss Marple image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 04:30:37 PM
.... The looming walls of the house do rather make one feel like a peasant. Well connected? Trains: half-hourly to Horsham (16 minutes) and Bognor Regis, to change for Chichester one way and Brighton the other; Gatwick (42 minutes) and London Victoria (76). ...
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BA owner IAG launches new long-haul airline Level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:56:07 AM
.... . As well as operating Boeing 787 services from London Gatwick airport to cities such as Orlando, Las Vegas and New York, Norwegian plans to offer direct flights to the US using smaller Boeing 737 planes from the likes of Belfast and Edinburgh. ...
Rail strikes begin on Southern, Merseyrail and Northern networks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:23:26 AM
.... Sean McGowan, the RMT’s regional organiser in the north, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this figure includes rail replacement buses. Southern said a full service would operate between London Victoria and Gatwick airport and Brighton, while other lines would run a reduced service. ...
BA’s answer to passengers stranded in a corridor for seven hours? Ignore them image
.... But when they arrived at Heathrow they were told they had missed the connection. They and seven other passengers were left in an airport corridor for seven-and-a-half hours before being told by BA that they would be bussed to Gatwick, put up in a hotel overnight and then put on a flight to Malaga, where they would meet the cruise ship. ...
Norwegian's low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... All of the those cost extra and a suitcase alone adds £80-100. Comparing routes out of Gatwick, from where Norwegian started undercutting UK long-haul competitors in 2014, the cheapest fares in June are typically £393 for a return. ...
Taxi for Marks & Spencer … but not in a bad way! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:00:08 AM
.... But when he got it back he found it still had a security tag attached. As he was flying back to France, where he lives, early the next day, we rang M&S at both Gatwick terminals but they didn’t have the requisite gadget to remove it. ...
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Poll confirms Southern’s status as UK's worst-performing rail firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 12:58:11 PM
.... Only 30% said their last journey had been punctual, and only one in eight said the company had dealt well with delays. On Southern’s sister service, the Gatwick Express, just 12% of peak-time travellers believed their ticket was value for money. ...
Utopian ideas on climate change will get us precisely nowhere image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 09:00:00 AM
....3 million passengers in 2015. Heathrow, which has the government’s blessing for its own multibillion-pound development, welcomed 75 million passengers in the same year, Gatwick broke 40 million, and Stansted hit double-digit growth with 22. ...
EasyJet should take on board our complaints about communications image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:00:01 AM
....My husband was supposed to join me at a friend’s wedding in France on an easyJet flight to Toulouse. He never made it because the departure boards at Gatwick airport were not updated to show the flight was delayed. ...
BA to operate all Heathrow long-haul services during strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:04:01 PM
....BA said: “We have further strengthened our schedule for January 19-21, the days for which mixed fleet Unite has called strike action, and will fly all customers to their destinations. “We will operate all our long-haul services to and from Heathrow and all services to and from Gatwick, London City and Stansted. ...
We planned a dream honeymoon, but Thomson turned it into a nightmare image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 06:59:09 AM
. Last March we flew from Gatwick to Cancún in Mexico for a 10-day honeymoon (booked with Thomson at a cost of £5,200) for which we had saved hard. ...
UK snow: Severe weather sweeps across country image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 11:32:01 AM
....The Army has been helping to prepare thousands of people for flooding along England's east coast, where a tidal surge is expected. Flights were pre-emptively cancelled at Heathrow and Gatwick on Thursday. ...
Southern rail: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backs striking drivers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:28:00 AM
....Transport firms across the South East have provided buses and coaches, to link "key" Southern stations to those of other operators. Gatwick Express has a reduced half-hourly service. ...
BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:01:19 AM
....Those are staff who have been recruited by BA since 2011, and who are paid what the union calls "poverty wages". BA says most flights from Heathrow will not be affected, nor will any flights from Gatwick and London City airports. ...
London Underground strike kicks off week of tube, air and rail walkouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 09:14:07 PM
.... Some flights from Heathrow had been cancelled or “merged”, with passengers put on alternative departures on the same day as their booked flights. The airline said flights from Gatwick and City airports would not be affected. ...
British Airways strikes: Can you claim compensation for flight delays or cancellations? image
. Trips to and from London Gatwick and City airports will be unaffected, according to the airline. ...
REVEALED: The tricks to get the best holiday money rates amid a weaker pound image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 02:00:00 PM
....Travellers who have left it late in the day, can still get a better rate if they have at least four hours before arriving at the airport. Travelex advance rates are competitive and you can pick up money at most UK airports (with the exception of Gatwick and Bristol). ...
Southern rail, London Underground and BA staff to go ahead with strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 04:25:48 PM
....Some Heathrow flights will be cancelled or rescheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday, but all booked passengers should fly on those days. Flights will operate as normal from Gatwick and London City. ...
Christmas boost for easyJet as 5.6m people fly in December image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 09:59:50 AM
....Traffic to Mediterranean beach destinations rose by nearly a quarter, as Brits headed to Tenerife, Lanzarote and Malaga, as well as taking a new route to La Palma. Figures from Gatwick, also released on Friday, painted a similar picture. ...
Strike will not stop BA passenger trips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 09:27:22 AM
....British Airways says all customers will be able to fly to their destinations on Tuesday 10 January and Wednesday 11 January, despite proposed industrial action by Unite union cabin crew. The airline says all flights to and from London Gatwick and London City airports will operate normally. ...
Southern strike: Planned six-day strike split into two image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:13:43 PM
....It said there would be 200 coaches and buses instead to provide links for essential travel between nine Southern stations and neighbouring train networks, but warned passengers should only travel if essential. Thameslink services will continue to operate throughout each day, and there will be a reduced service on the Gatwick Express. ...
Five-minute guide to booking your summer holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:55:00 PM
.... . Beach hotspot Goa on the west coast of India is also affordable with the pound strong against the rupee and two weeks’ bed & breakfast will cost from £619 per person from Gatwick, also in February. ...
Norwegian plans New York flights for under £60 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:48:54 PM
....”. The airline flies daily from London Gatwick to New York’s John F Kennedy airport, with prices starting at £149. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
....Alex Cruz Six months into taking control of British Airways in a management reshuffle, Cruz ended 2016 having staved off strike action by baggage handlers, check-in staff and cabin crew. The new year brings new challenges: he has already outlined plans to squeeze more passengers on to planes from 2018 and from 11 January will start charging economy customers on short-haul and domestic flights from Heathrow and Gatwick for M&S food. ...
BA owner to launch low-cost flights to US from Barcelona image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:29:53 PM
....”. Analysts at the CAPA Centre for Aviation, an airline analysis firm, said it looked like IAG was reacting to the growth of Norwegian, which already competes with BA on US routes out of Gatwick. ...
UK airport baggage and check-in staff strikes called off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 06:01:10 PM
....65% pay rise offer over three years. The airports affected would have included Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, East Midlands, Stansted and Belfast. ...
Travel strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 09:34:30 AM
....Southern Rail is the only rail company affected by planned strike action, on Tuesday 20 December and 31 December until 2 January. Gatwick Express services will also be affected on these dates. ...
Southern rail row: Conductors begin two-day strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 12:24:28 AM
....It said it has arranged ticket acceptance with other train operators and some bus routes to help during the strike. Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport are also being affected. ...
Fog at London airports causes second day of disruption image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 08:43:59 AM
....Fog is causing a second day of delays and cancellations at London airports. Heathrow and Gatwick are both experiencing problems due to heavy fog across England and elsewhere in Europe. ...
Baggage handlers down suitcases as Britons get ready for wave of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 11:42:55 AM
....Prospects of an imminent resolution of the rail dispute appeared remote after talks between Southern’s parent company, Govia Thameslink Railway, and Aslef collapsed on Thursday. On Friday 23 December and Christmas Eve, members of Unite employed by Swissport will walk out at Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Leeds/Bradford, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton and Stansted airports. ...
Airport workers' strike could disrupt Christmas flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 06:46:12 PM
....Holiday flights could be disrupted by more industrial action as 1,500 baggage handlers, check-in staff and cargo crew working at 18 airports across the UK are set to strike over the Christmas weekend. Members of the Unite union employed by Swissport, who work on behalf of airlines at airports including Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, Cardiff, Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh, intend to walk out for 48 hours on 23 and 24 December. ...

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