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by aireuropef100
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020
Replies: 162
Views: 20620

Re: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020

I am pretty sure this will be operated by Delta's own metal based on the video https://news.delta.com/new-paths-across-pond-delta-virgin-atlantic-serve-london-gatwick-boston-and-new-york-jfk-2020 you will see that the new BOS-LHR daytime service shows as "via Virgin Atlantic" whilst the LG...

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by aireuropef100
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick IT Outage: Whiteboards Used For Flight Information
Replies: 18
Views: 2864

Re: Gatwick IT Outage: Whiteboards Used For Flight Information

The UK will be singled out for all kinds of hacking attacks after Brexit, as the infrastructure is very weak and the country is preoccupied with the chaos there will be. The country should brace itself for a rough ride when it comes to glitches like this. Honestly does BREXIT have to be brought int...

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by aireuropef100
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April
Replies: 209
Views: 21845

Re: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April

Hi had a rather annoying arrival into DUB on Friday which was a new experience for me but may be the norm. Arrived on EI flight from LGW into Terminal 1 gate 312 with the normal walk to T2 but we kept on being stopped in T1 waiting for people disembarking "real" T1 flights so they could co...

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by aireuropef100
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW & Europe
Replies: 22
Views: 4386

Re: LGW & Europe

Okay, but my point was that Norwegian could use these routes to connect to their inner-Europe routes.... I don't know how up todate you are but EasyJet, Norwegian and Westjet have recently announced a deal where each other's flights will be accepting transfers at LGW, more of an inter line that tak...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laker Skytrain 40th Anniversary
Replies: 20
Views: 3391

Re: Laker Skytrain 40th Anniversary

What is that weird b+w cockpit he's on? Looks like one of those dodgy Air Crash Investigation / Mayday mock ups. Wonder if Laker could have been the Norgwegian of today... A SkyTrain 787 ! I believe this is a picture from Brighton Marina for some "Seajet" ferry service he ran for a limite...

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by aireuropef100
Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW, BA move terminals tonight 24th
Replies: 17
Views: 4338

Re: LGW, BA move terminals tonight 24th

Orange team aka Easyjet moved last night and had a reduced schedule today (actually significantly reduced) but that comes from some very decent planning by everyone over last 18 months. South Terminal today was noticeably quiet from passenger point of view but had lots of construction workers doing ...

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by aireuropef100
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA moving at LGW?
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Re: BA moving at LGW?

The process actually started yesterday with the BA2273 to JFK operating from South Terminal gate 15 using gate 13 today. Main change occurs in 2 weeks but lots more at http://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the-airport/flying-out/some-airlines-are-moving/ and http://mediacentre.gatwickairport.com/press-re...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Withdraws LGW-CGN/DUS/BRU.
Replies: 35
Views: 8294

RE: EasyJet Withdraws LGW-CGN/DUS/BRU.

The <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> route is a shame as there is now no one offering this route from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>, as I fly this route pretty much every 3 weeks to ...

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by aireuropef100
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick Terminal Reconstruction
Replies: 1
Views: 1553

RE: Gatwick Terminal Reconstruction

If you are referring to the new Pier1 it was supposed to have opened this summer as per all the signage in the terminal but this has been delayed until early 2016 due to apparent lack of electricans to complete the work. Construction finished back in May!

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by aireuropef100
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian With LGW-BOS
Replies: 105
Views: 12214

RE: Norwegian With LGW-BOS

Just appeared on Gatwick Airport website - Norwegian becoming quite a player now in the UK

http://www.mediacentre.gatwickairpor...5/2015-07-09-norwegian-boston.aspx

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by aireuropef100
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Low-cost Red-eye Flights In Europe?
Replies: 89
Views: 18061

RE: Why No Low-cost Red-eye Flights In Europe?

By late June you will see multiple overnight flights by the likes of Easyjet & Monarch from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> (for example) heading down to the Med - Friday night after 10pm for example the airport will be packed with flights down to <ac...

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by aireuropef100
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW 100 Billion Barrels Of Oil Discovered
Replies: 42
Views: 20933

RE: LGW 100 Billion Barrels Of Oil Discovered

Its actually across majority of the South of England just happens that the drilling has been done 2 miles north of Gatwick - nowhere near the flght path. <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32229203" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32229203</a> And despite 100 Billion barr...

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by aireuropef100
Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Non ER 772s Still Flying?
Replies: 58
Views: 18593

RE: Any Non ER 772s Still Flying?

I flew on G-ZZZA yesterday <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym> and the plane does look a bit on the tired side, whilst it appears to have new seating, the ove...

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by aireuropef100
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Gatwick Plans For This Empty Area
Replies: 12
Views: 12866

RE: London Gatwick Plans For This Empty Area

There are some much smaller "temporary" warehouses there now mostly involved with construction work on the north terminal pier reconstruction and Pier 1 rebuild. There are no plans for any permanent structures as if GIP have there way that will be the location of a new midfield terminal if and when ...

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by aireuropef100
Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Progress Of New Pier At LGW?
Replies: 6
Views: 3549

RE: Progress Of New Pier At LGW?

There are now just a handful of domestic flights using this Pier while they complete the building of a new domestic arrivals area which is taking over one baggage reclaim unit in the international arrivals area, once that is in place they will start the demosihing of pier 1 and temporary bussing of ...

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by aireuropef100
Fri May 18, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Documentary On Gatwick Airport (LGW) In 1990
Replies: 4
Views: 3977

RE: Documentary On Gatwick Airport (LGW) In 1990

This was made by the marvellous (long gone) TVS - the ITC franchise holder for the south and south east - and was around the weekend of 10/11/12 August 1990. The show was on Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and evening and the same on the Sunday. Presented by Nick Owen (of Tv-am) and Fern Britton ...

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by aireuropef100
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hats Off To GIP(LGW)
Replies: 39
Views: 4912

RE: Hats Off To GIP(LGW)

No way EZY can move to North for all ops there is just not the space, for sure they will be realignment of certain routes to North and South and vice versa but as mentioned domestic flights have moved while Pier 1 is rebuilt. I think we will see split terminal ops for EZY indefinitely as neither ter...

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by aireuropef100
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hats Off To GIP(LGW)
Replies: 39
Views: 4912

RE: Hats Off To GIP(LGW)

The old pier 1 - domestic in South Terminal is hardly used now - Easyjet domestic flights to Scotland now use the North Terminal leaving just Flybe but they are tending to use Pier 2 more. I am sure its due to be demolished in early 2012 so the new pier and baggage handling centre can be built. Went...

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by aireuropef100
Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW-NYC Link?
Replies: 42
Views: 8332

RE: LGW-NYC Link?

I have to wonder how many people have actually been through <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> since it was sold off by BAA and is now independently owned? Some parts are unrecognisable, there is over £1bn being spent bringing it up to the standard being req...

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by aireuropef100
Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR News 7
Replies: 240
Views: 38326

RE: LHR News 7

Re Asia X - they now want double daily from LGW - so it is happening but now double daily

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by aireuropef100
Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Teams At LHR?
Replies: 20
Views: 3546

RE: NFL Teams At LHR?

Hi - Miami Dolphins land at Gatwick on 26th Oct @0700 - NW9970 from FLL B742

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by aireuropef100
Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 747 At FLL Today
Replies: 18
Views: 5851

RE: NW 747 At FLL Today

Hi you are right the aircraft is due to leave <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> on the 25th to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> on flight NW9970 arriving <acronym title="London - Gatwick (L...

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by aireuropef100
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick Maintenance Hangars Demolished?
Replies: 3
Views: 2647

RE: Gatwick Maintenance Hangars Demolished?

The beehive was refurbished in the late 1990's (I think) and is now the head office of <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways - the whole area around the beehive is now an office park with the likes of British Telecom having huge offices - all just across the road from the demolished ha...

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by aireuropef100
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick Maintenance Hangars Demolished?
Replies: 3
Views: 2647

Gatwick Maintenance Hangars Demolished?

Just driven pass the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> maintenance area at Gatwick and noticed that the first hangar (the very old BCal one) and some of the old crew buildings near the perimeter road are being demolished. Does anyone know what the plan is for that area - build a new hang...

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by aireuropef100
Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where To Spot Now At LGW?
Replies: 6
Views: 3959

RE: Where To Spot Now At LGW?

If you have a car follow the A23 towards Crawley and at the Lowfield Heath roundabout turn right towards the Travelodge and there is a dead end road which overlooks the runway. Good views of the runway and North Terminal/Pier 6 ops At the end of 08R you do get fantastic views if landing/take off fro...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Jan 06, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Air
Replies: 19
Views: 1841

RE: Viva Air

I seem to remember that Viva flew scheduled flights out of <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> for a while to Malaga, Alicante etc using 733. If I'm not mistaken they got bought by Iberia and the fleet of 733 went off to <acronym title="Air Europa (Spain)">UX...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Dec 09, 2005 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Nigeria At Gatwick Question
Replies: 9
Views: 3299

RE: Virgin Nigeria At Gatwick Question

On the photo its on stand 31 but I have also seen them on 34 and 19 so really depends on stand availability. If its very busy you also sometimes get a VS 744 on stand 25, but 95% of the time it will be a 31-38 gate

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by aireuropef100
Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ To LGW
Replies: 77
Views: 7751

RE: Air NZ To LGW

Remember that ANZ first started with a twice weekly flight out of Gatwick back in 1982 - that later went thrice weekly before moving to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> in early 1990's. The used the South Terminal before North opened which they then moved...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Eagle ATR Seen In Havana!
Replies: 24
Views: 7545

RE: AA Eagle ATR Seen In Havana!

Thanks everyone - I just imagined that no US carrier was allowed to fly into Cuba, but obviously there are some exceptions. Such a shame as the Sandals resort in Varadero was fab! Forgot to mention that while we waited for our delayed <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acr...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-LGW? (MIA And RDU Questions?)
Replies: 41
Views: 6753

RE: AA-LGW? (MIA And RDU Questions?)

I'm sure in the Summer of '94 there was a daily flight by 763 <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>/<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, only lasted for the summer, but I worked for Servisair check-in at th...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Eagle ATR Seen In Havana!
Replies: 24
Views: 7545

AA Eagle ATR Seen In Havana!

I was returning from 2 weeks at Sandals in Cuba, and spent an awful 5 hours at Havana, however I was very surprised to see an ATR42 of American Eagle land, did a short taxi and then take off again? It was very poor weather, our flight with Virgin back to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK)...

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by aireuropef100
Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR Seats Blocked!
Replies: 18
Views: 6027

RE: FR Seats Blocked!

I was on FR116 the other week from <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>><acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> and the last 8 rows on the 738 were blocked, I asked why and it was due to the fact that orignally a 732 had bee...

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