London Gatwick Airport today confirmed that it is under new ownership after VINCI Airports completed its acquisition of a controlling 50.01% stake in the gateway.
Global airport operator, VINCI Airports, is to add to its fast expanding portfolio by paying £2.9 billion to take a controlling 50.01% stake in London's Gatwick Airport.
London Gatwick today officially unveiled its draft master plan, which includes the potential use of its existing standby runway for departing flights, three days after the news appeared in every national newspaper in the UK.
The UK government today agreed to expand Heathrow, but the long running saga over whether it or Gatwick gets a new runway is far from over with a long period of consultation expected before a final decision is made.
Gatwick Airport today announced a strategic partnership with Bechtel to deliver a second runway by 2025 – should it get the green light to expand from the UK government.
Gatwick believes it is on track to become Brtiain's most sustainable airport.
As planned, London Gatwick has switched to a new air traffic control services provider, replacing long time partner NATS with Air Navigation Solutions (ANS), a wholly subsidiary of Germany's DFS Group.
Gatwick Airport is celebrating the milestone opening of its new Pier 5, a key project in its £2 billion 'transformation programme'.