Gatwick Airport

A Direct Appeal To Syria-Bound Girls: 'Don't Cross The Border'

PA | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK

The family of one of the schoolgirls believed to have fled to Syria to join Islamic State have said they are "extremely worried" as they urged her to ...

This Is What It's Like To Be In A Plane Making An Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK

Harrowing footage has emerged of flight attendants warning passengers ahead of Virgin Atlantic flight VS43's emergency landing at London's Gatwick Air...

Las Vegas-Bound 747 Forced Into Emergency Landing At Gatwick

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK

A Boeing 747 was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after the aircraft suffered a landing gear problem midair. The aircraft app...

Thomas Cook Jet Returns To Gatwick After Part Falls Off Wing

Huffington Post UK/PA | Tom Pugh | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK

A passenger jet was forced to return to Gatwick Airport part-way through its flight to Egypt after a part plunged to the ground. Thomas Cook Flight...

'Drunk' Flybe Pilot Arrested Moments Before Flight

Huffington Post UK/PA | Rod Minchin | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

A Flybe pilot was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving just moments before takeoff after a fellow crew member reported the 48-year-old to police. ...

Touching Moment Gay Dad Jailed In Morocco Is Reunited With His Children

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

A British holidaymaker jailed in Morocco for being gay had a tearful reunion with his family as he returned to the UK following his release from priso...

Severe Weather Warning As Thick Fog Blankets London

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

Much of southern England has been blanketed in thick fog with flights delayed as visibility dips to less than 100 metres in places. Some of the wor...

5 Big British Brands You May Not Know Are In American Hands

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest pharmacy chain Boots is just the latest brand to fall into foreign hands as US drug store giant Walgreens confirmed its intention to...

Heathrow and Gatwick Battle It Out in the Media But Is Either Environmentally Deliverable?

James Lees | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK
James Lees

Do any of the new proposals deliver on environmental issues? Many of the new ideas, such as noise compensation schemes and a congestion charge, aim to tackle these impacts but much of what has been proposed either misses the key questions or makes impressive promises on issues that are outside the control of airports.

The Top 5 Worst Airline Excuses - and How You Can Beat Them

Jakub Kotan | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jakub Kotan

Unexpected events happen all the time and even to airlines. However when something goes wrong in the system, air passengers often feel that they have entered a poker game with embarrassingly low hands.

Eerily Beautiful Fog Descends On Britain.. But Causes Airport Chaos (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Flights across the UK have been cancelled because of early-morning fog. Arrivals and departures were cancelled at London City Airport where forecas...

The Future Of The British Police Is This Terrifying Fleet Of Drones. Except It's Not 'The Future', It's Right Now.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

British police will use unmanned drones for the first time as the first stage of what could be a dramatic rollout in the skies above the UK. Office...

Gatwick Arrest Of 21-Year-Old Man For 'Training For Terrorism'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of getting terrorist training abroad. Scotland Yard said the suspect was held afte...

Why the Green Light for a New Runway Could Still Turn Red

James Lees | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Politics
James Lees

Without any reassurances from the independent Commission, communities will look to politicians to provide them. The Airports Commission has failed for now to achieve its purpose to take the politics out of the airports debate. Has this week's announcement really given the green light to a new runway or just reopened the political debate?

'Unholy Mess' As Thousands Are Delayed After Flights Are Grounded At UK Airports

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK

Passengers have described being trapped in an "unholy mess" after flights at airports across the UK have been thrown into chaos by a "technical proble...

In Latest Thrilling Update, 'Street View' Goes To Gatwick

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Tech

Google's intrepid Street View cameras have made some pretty amazing journeys over the years, reaching most of the world's great cities, natural landma...

'Hitler Had Vision Too'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

Boris Johnson's "mad" plan to build an ambitious £65bn airport on the Thames Estuary is distorted vision comparable to something Hitler would have dr...

Brogan Driscoll

My Life: Dawn Elson, Head Of Engineering At Gatwick | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In our new ‘My Life' section, HuffPost UK Lifestyle asks successful women to step off their pedestals for a few minutes, and tell us what makes them...

Bomb Squad Sent To Gatwick Airport

PA | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

A bomb disposal team has been sent to Gatwick Airport after suspicions were raised about a van. Part of the West Sussex airport's North Terminal ca...

Drivers Trapped In Cars As Snow Hits South

PA | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in their vehicles in freezing conditions after snow bought traffic to a standstill. Motorists were stuck for hour...

Madeira, A Walker's Paradise

Sabi Phagura | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

After kayaking in the fjords, hiking the Ox mountain, and completing my first ever via ferrata in a beautiful but cold Norway, I was looking forward to some much needed R&E in Madeira.

COMPETITION: Win The Ultimate Airport Lounge Experience

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | Home

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR ENTERING Off on your holidays soon? Want to travel like a celeb? Then HuffPost Celeb's new competition m...

Plane Crazy

PA | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

Passengers are missing flights because they are too busy shopping or eating at airports, according to a survey. More than three in five passengers ...

Four Hurt In Motorway Crash Near Gatwick

PA | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

Four people were taken to hospital after several vehicles collided on a stretch of motorway on Sunday morning. Emergency crews were called to the s...

Tesco's Browse-And-Scan Virtual Fridge Leads The Way

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has stolen the march on its rivals in the battle for convenient shopping by trialling virtual fridges at Gatwick's north termi...