Gulf Times - Gatwick
UK flights getting back to normal after air traffic control problems

UK flights getting back to normal after air traffic control problems

Britain's air traffic authority NATS said it had done enough to fix an earlier system issue for flights to start returning to normal after technical problems delayed planes at Britain's two busiest airports

Gatwick drone disruption cost easyJet nearly $20 mn

Gatwick drone disruption cost easyJet nearly $20 mn

EasyJet lost 15 million pounds ($19.3 million) in the 36 hours of travel chaos sparked by drones flying into London's Gatwick Airport in December, the budget airline said on Tuesday.

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

London’s Gatwick Airport sold for $3.7bn to France’s Vinci

Vinci SA agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn ($3.7bn) as the French construction company jumped on the chance to add a major London hub to its aviation portfolio.

Heathrow sets August record as runway ruling nears

Heathrow sets August record as runway ruling nears

London's Heathrow Airport, which is battling Gatwick for government approval for an extra runway, said it handled a record 7.34mn passengers in August, with more flying to the Middle East and Latin America.