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Wizz Air lands at Gatwick

Wizz Air has today announced the launch of flights between Gatwick and Bucharest – Gatwick’s only direct connection to the city. Gatwick flights to the Romanian capital will begin on 18 June and operate daily. Wizz Air currently operated three fl...
by Paula Garrett on Apr 20, 2016

Tianjin Airlines to make UK debut at Gatwick

We could see Tianjin Airlines launch its first ever UK flights in June. Airlineroute.net has reported the airline will make its UK debut with a twice-weekly service between Tianjin and London Gatwick via Chongqing. Flights will commence on 25 June 20...
by Paula Garrett on Apr 13, 2016

Emirates adds fourth daily flight to Dubai from Gatwick

Emirates has announced it is to add a fourth daily flight to Dubai from Gatwick Aiport. The additional flight brings the total number of daily flights to Dubai from London to 10 – four from Gatwick and six from Heathrow. Emirates new Gatwick flight...
by Paula Garrett on Apr 4, 2016

Gatwick to Cape Town flights announced

British Airways has announced the launch of a new service to Cape Town from Gatwick. The three-times-weekly service will commence on 24 November – flights will depart Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, arriving in Cape Town the following morni...
by Paula Garrett on Mar 29, 2016

Gatwick to Puerto Rico flights to return this winter

Norwegian has announced its Gatwick to San Juan flights will, once again, operate this winter. The flights – the UK’s only direct service to Puerto Rico – will commence on 2 November using the larger capacity Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which will...
by Paula Garrett on Mar 28, 2016

Monarch adds five winter routes from Gatwick

Monarch is increasing its offerings from Gatwick with the announcement of five new routes. The airline will operate flights to Almeria, Gibraltar, Grand Canaria and Kittila in Finland for the 2016-17 winter season and also extend its Gatwick to Lisbo...
by Paula Garrett on Mar 21, 2016

Gatwick offers more than 50 long-haul destinations

Gatwick is moving into the premier league of European airports according to its CEO, Stewart Wingate. His statement came as the airport revealed that 20 new long-haul destinations will be available from Gatwick this year. The addition of the 20 new r...
by Paula Garrett on Mar 16, 2016

easyJet launches Gatwick to Montenegro flights

easyJet has announced the launch of Gatwick flights to Tivat in Montenegro. The twice-weekly service (Mondays and Thursdays) will commence on 16 June. Jennifer Newman, Airline Business Manager, at Gatwick Airport said: “The addition of easyJet’s...
by Paula Garrett on Mar 10, 2016

Ryanair to base three aircraft in Bucharest, Romania

Ryanair, one of Europe’s favourite airline announced it will open a new base at Bucharest Airport (No 81), from 30th October, with 3 aircraft (an investment of $300m), 2 new routes to Athens and Timisoara, and more flights to Brussels, Dublin and M...
by Travelwires.com on Feb 18, 2016

AirAsia plans expansion in southeast Asia

With low oil prices reducing its operating costs, AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes said the budget carrier was ready to start expanding again in southeast Asia and was eyeing Vietnam and the Philippines Fernandes, speaking to reporters on the s...
by Travelwires.com on Feb 18, 2016

Ryanair to launch Gatwick to Belfast flights

Following on from last month’s speculation, Ryanair has announced it is opening a base at Belfast International. Along with the announcement comes the news that Ryanair will launch four-times-daily flights between Belfast International and Gatwick,...
by Paula Garrett on Jan 14, 2016

Monarch announces new Gatwick flights

Monarch is to launch four new destinations from Gatwick this summer: Flights to Almeria will start on 3 May and operate three times per week Weekly flights to Gran Canaria will begin on 5 May Flights to Gibraltar will launch on 1 May, operating four...
by Paula Garrett on Jan 5, 2016

Virgin Atlantic increases Gatwick long-haul flights

Virgin Atlantic has announced additional Gatwick services to Cuba and US. Gatwick flights to Havana, Cuba will increase to three per week from November 2016. The airline is launching a three-times-per-week service to Orlando for the peak summer month...
by Paula Garrett on Jan 4, 2016

Gatwick to San Francisco flights announced

Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced another US destination from Gatwick Airport. The airline will begin flying to San Francisco on 12 May 2016. Flights will operate three times per week (Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays) to San Francisco Oakland A...
by Paula Garrett on Dec 18, 2015

Gatwick to Hong Kong flights announced

After weeks of speculation, Cathay Pacific has announced the introduction of its Gatwick to Hong Kong service. Subject to government approval, the airline will launch a four-times-weekly service (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) on 2 September 2...
by Paula Garrett on Dec 15, 2015

Gatwick to Boston flights to launch earlier than announced

There’s great news for Gatwick with the announcement that Norwegian’s Gatwick to Boston services will launch earlier than anticipated. The airline had planned to launch its Gatwick to Boston flights in May, however, these have now been brought fo...
by Paula Garrett on Dec 9, 2015

Cathay Pacific may return to Gatwick

There’s speculation that we could see Cathay Pacific return to Gatwick after a 22-year absence. According to Business Traveller, Cathay Pacific is set to announce its return to Gatwick with a A350-900 service to Hong Kong. Although the airline curr...
by Paula Garrett on Nov 25, 2015

Gatwick to Cape Town flights announced

Direct flights from Gatwick to Cape Town will be available from next month courtesy of Thomas Cook Airlines. From Tuesday 15 December, the airline will operate three direct flights per week until 20 March using an A330 aircraft.
by Paula Garrett on Nov 24, 2015

easyJet launches summer 2016 schedule from Gatwick

easyJet has launched its summer 2016 schedule with a record number of flights available. More than 103,000 flights will be available during the peak season – June to September – of which more than 26,000 flights will operate to and from G...
by Paula Garrett on Nov 2, 2015

BA to resume its Gatwick to New York flights

Seven years after it last operated flights between Gatwick and New York, British Airways is set to resume the service. From 1 May 2016, the airline will operate a daily service using a B777-200 in a three-class configuration. Air Norwegian currently...
by Paula Garrett on Oct 28, 2015


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