Virgin Atlantic A330 (Image: VA)
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British Airways and Virgin gain Heathrow slots

British Airways (BA/BAW) and Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) have both gained slots at London Heathrow (LHR.EGLL) according to data from Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) – the UK’s airport slot regulator. Completed slot trades for both airlines show BA has leased (swapped) slots from fellow IAG airline Iberia and Virgin has purchased [read more]

Gatwick Control Tower (Image NATS)
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Air traffic services at Gatwick switch back to NATS

Air traffic services at London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) transferred back to National Air Traffic Services (NATS) over the weekend as the contract with the current provider, Air Navigation Solutions Limited (ANSL) came to an end after six years. Existing controllers working for ANSL at Gatwick transferred over to NATS ensuring [read more]

Wizz Air UK A321neo
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Wizz Air adds 15 London Gatwick slot pairs

Wizz Air is set to continue its aggressive expansion at London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) after it announced it had agreed to buy 15 slot pairs at the airport from Norwegian Air Shuttle. The additional slot pairs mean that Wizz will base an additional four Airbus A321 aircraft there for Summer 2022 [read more]

Eastern Airways ATR72-600 (Image:Eastern/Brad Simpson)
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Eastern Airways confirms Gatwick – Newquay air link

Regional airline Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has officially confirmed that it will be launching a direct service between London Gatwick and Cornwall Newquay Airport under a Public Service Obligation (PSO). The new service will launch on the 15th December and will initially operate daily before increasing to twice-daily from mid-January. Under [read more]