Friday, June 14, 2024

Gatwick Airport to help local firms go global

Gatwick Airport and the Department of International Trade have launched a competition to help local businesses attend international trade shows to help them grow. SMEs based in Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Croydon can take part by explaining in 150 words how their business will develop by attending trade fairs through the Gatwick Trade Fairs webpage. […]

China Eastern connects Gatwick with Shanghai

London Gatwick Airport has gained a vital route to China, with the first China Eastern Airlines flight to Shanghai taking off today (Friday 7 December). The Airbus A330-200 flight departed Gatwick at midday, and will provide over 3,700 tonnes of cargo capacity per year to the area responsible for a third of China’s imports and […]

Nihao Chengdu, Air China provides direct link to Gatwick

Gatwick Airport’s long-haul network continues to grow with Air China launching flights to Chengdu on 3 July, the UK’s only non-stop link to the capital of Sichuan province. Air China will operate three flights a week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays leaving at 22.00h, and arriving in Chengdu at 15.40h using an Airbus A330-300, providing […]

Boeing receives planning permission for Gatwick maintenance hangar

A new Boeing maintenance hangar at Gatwick Airport is set to open in 2019 after gaining planning permission from Crawley Borough Council. The facility will provide on-site engineering and maintenance for operators of Boeing aircraft at Gatwick, including short haul 737s and a growing number of long haul 747s, 777s and 787 Dreamliners, when it […]

Aeroflot to increase London services with Gatwick flights

Aeroflot is to increase Moscow – London services with the launch of flights from Sheremetyevo to Gatwick from 15 November. The daily outbound flight from Sheremetyevo to Gatwick, number SU2588 will leave at 13.15h and arrive at 14.30h, with the return journey leaving London at 16.10h and landing back in Moscow at 22.50h. Gatwick Airport […]

Cathay Pacific adds Dusseldorf and Gatwick to A350 network

Cathay Pacific has expanded its Airbus A350 network with flights to Dusseldorf and its new service to London’s Gatwick Airport. The Gatwick flight is Cathay Pacific’s first UK long-haul route served by the A350-900, and the airport says it will encourage growth of trading links with China and the Far East. The Gatwick – Hong […]

Tianjin Airlines to connect Gatwick with Chongqing and Tianjin

Gatwick Airport is to receive its first Chinese services with flights to Chongqing then onto Tianjin, served by Tianjin Airlines. Tianjin Airlines will use an Airbus A330 on the twice weekly service departing Gatwick at 22.25h on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 25 June. The Gatwick-Chongqing-Tianjin service will be Tianjin Airlines’ first long-haul flight out of […]