Gatwick Airport

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

Jakub Kotan | Posted 11.04.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Holiday Hell? 1500 Passengers Diverted After Fog Shrouds Gatwick Airport

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

Fog shrouding Gatwick Airport caused disruption for around 1,500 airline passengers overnight after they were diverted away from Gatwick Airport due t...

15 Hospitalised In Gatwick Emergency Landing Drama

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Fifteen people were hospitalised after a Virgin Atlantic plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport. Passengers suffered a ra...

Four Injured In Emergency Landing At Gatwick

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Four passengers were injured when a Virgin Atlantic plane had to make a full emergency landing at Gatwick airport today with reports of a small fire o...

Jamaican Woman Found With Big Cocaine Stash At Gatwick

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Cocaine worth almost half a million pounds has been seized at an airport by UK Border Force officers. Officials working for the UK Border Agency at...

Hot Air Balloon Narrowly Avoids Catastrophe

PA | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK

Ten people had a lucky escape today when their hot air balloon crashed on to power lines. North Yorkshire Police said the incident happened at abou...

Friday 13th: Stories From Today's News Which Prove Today Is Unlucky

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK

Hard-hats at the ready – it’s Friday the 13th. Fear of this date is known as friggatriskaidekaphobia (named after "Frigg", the Norse goddess w...

Flights Disrupted After Hot Air Balloon Strays Into Gatwick Airspace

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

Gatwick Airport was temporarily closed this morning after a hot air balloon strayed into its airspace. Incoming planes were unaffected by the inci...

More Snow Expected For Much Of Eastern Britain On Sunday

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Much of Britain woke up to snow on Sunday after the first widespread big freeze of the winter brought dumps of up to 16cm, grounded planes and raised ...

Stansted Airport Up For Sale As BAA Loses Appeal Bid

Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

Airport operator BAA may have to sell Stansted after it lost an appeal against a Competition Commission ruling on Wednesday morning. The Commission...