Gatwick

To Prosper and Become a Great Trading Nation Again, We Must Increase Our Airport Capacity

Adam Afriyie | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Politics
Adam Afriyie

If we are to prosper and become a great trading nation once again, we will need to boost our airport capacity. We need modern airports with larger freight and passenger capacity; we need to be able to export British-made goods and compete against our European neighbours. No-one disagrees with this.

London Plane Travellers Hit By Fog And Power Outage

Huffington post UK/PA | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

As if the seemingly annual peril of fog wasn't enough to disrupt the smooth running of London's airports, Gatwick also suffered a power outage on Wedn...

Are Women Selling Themselves Short?

Dawn Elson | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dawn Elson

So what can be done to make more women 'Lean in' and to rise above the social stereotypes so that we have more female role models and ensure that the list of future contenders to appear on our bank notes has a 50:50 split? It is important that women understand that they are not alone in feeling some of the deep-rooted fears and social biases that they experience in the workplace.

Why Are Tory MPs Opposing a Tax Cut That Would Create More Jobs?

Luke Pollard | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Pollard

George Osborne has said on more than one occasion in the past few months that he is working towards the UK having a low tax environment suitable for greater overseas investment. It is a laudable plan but does it stand up to scrutiny?

Heathrow Warns Lack Of Investment Will Harm British Business

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Heathrow, the group which owns the UK's busiest airport, warned today its ability to help the UK trade with emerging economies was being compromised b...

Flight Diverted After Drunk Passengers Try To Force Their Way Into Cockpit

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A British Airways plane had to divert on a flight to North Africa following alleged drunken behaviour by two women passengers. The pair, believed t...

Look Away Now, Boris...

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

UK holidaymakers and global tourist chiefs believe expanding Heathrow is the best way of solving Britain's airport capacity problems, according to a s...

Premium Travel in... Alta Badia, Italy

Raj Gill | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

Getting to Lagacio Mountain Residence might have taken me all day in travelling but it was definitely worth the trek. I flew from Glasgow to Gatwick, Gatwick to Verona. From Verona Airport I caught a cab to the train station, where I caught a train to Bolzano, a two hour journey.

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...

Holidaymakers Blow 10% Of Holiday Budget At The Airport

PA | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Families flying off on breaks abroad use up as much as 10% of their holiday spending money at their departure airport, according to a survey. On av...

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...

'Triggered Alarms Led To Emergency Landing' Claim Virgin

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

A Virgin Atlantic incident earlier this week, in which 15 passengers had to be treated in hospital after an emergency landing evacuation, was due to "...

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...

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Emergency Landing

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Flights in and out of Gatwick have been suspended after a plane made an emergency landing due to a "technical issue". The Virgin Atlantic flight ha...

Blind Woman 'Refused Travel On EasyJet Because Of Her Guide Dog'

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

A blind woman had to miss her flight home to Northern Ireland because easyJet, the budget airline, would not let her on a domestic flight with her gui...

Airports 'Near Normal' Amid Strike

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

Plane arrivals and take-offs at Britain's two biggest airports have been largely unaffected by Wednesday's strike. However the RMT transport uni...

Diesel Spill Causes Motorway Chaos On M25

PA | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Huge queues built up on Britain's busiest motorway after a diesel spillage led to the part-closure of one of the road's busiest junctions. Motorist...

BAA To Sell Edinburgh Airport Over Competition Rules

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Airport operator BAA is to sell Edinburgh airport, the Spanish-owned company has announced.  BAA, which operates six UK airports, ...

Ministers Consider 'Heathwick' Airport Rail Link

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

A high-speed rail link between Heathrow and Gatwick is being considered by ministers in a bid to expand air capacity around London. The trains, whi...

Families Will Be Grounded By High Aviation Taxes, Say MPs

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

A majority of surveyed MPs believe that UK families may not be able to afford to fly abroad in 2012 if aviation taxes rise any higher, according to a ...

Olivia Williams

Ladies And Gentleman, Welcome To London...Southend

HuffingtonPost.com | Olivia Williams | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Politics

Given the Conservatives' blanket opposition to expansion at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, and their conscientiously-crafted green image, you'd be fo...