Gatwick Airport is one of the UK’s main departure points for package holidays and also offers a high volume of scheduled services operated both by mainstream carriers such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic as well as a contingent of budget operators led by Easyjet. As the main UK departure point for chartered holiday flights, unsurprisingly companies such as Thomson and Thomas Cook figure prominently among the operators flying out from here. There are also a number domestic UK routes as well as low-cost, long-haul flights. Currently there are 51 airlines in residence offering services to 211 routes worldwide.
The top 5 flight operators from Gatwick are :
• Thomson 64
• Monarch 55
• British Airways 48
• Thomas Cook 41
(Figures accurate November 2012)
Find live flight information at www.gatwickairport.com/flights/
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and also the busiest single-runway airport in the world. Its two terminals, South and North, are connected by a free monorail service. Gatwick Airport is owned by BAA, which also runs Heathrow, Stansted and UK regional airports like Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Southampton.