Now in its 52nd year providing for aviation enthusiasts in the Gatwick area.
The monthly magazine Hawkeye is now no longer in production, having completed 50 years of publication. To find out what has been happening at Gatwick over the last few days, click the 'movements' tab above, then 'daily listings' in the drop-down, and enter the relevant date. For more general news items see below. Other activities include regular slide shows, an annual International Enthusiasts Fair and aviation publications. Scroll down for airline/airport news and slide-show links.
One-Eleven G-AXCP dominates Stand 1 in the spring of 1972.
Image via Tom Singfield.
Join us next year for LGW2020 on 19th April 2020.
The slide-show dates for the autumn/winter of 2019/20 are available, click 'go' below to see them, presenters are confirmed for the first three. Note that the 'season' will start in October.
02.08.19 AIRLINE NEWS-JAZEERA AIRWAYS will become a new operator for Gatwick when they begin a service from Kuwait in October. It will run daily, although the arrival time varies;
Mon to Thur, JZR1, STA1245, Kuwait, A20N, from 28th October
Fri, JZR1, STA1145, Kuwait, A20N, from 1st November
Sat, JZR1, STA1515, Kuwait, A20N, from 2nd November
Sun, JZR1, STA1050, Kuwait, A20N, from 27th October
01.08.19 AIRLINE NEWS-CHARTERED AIRCRAFT. The use by TUI of NORWEGIAN 737s to fulfil their schedule has been noted previously, but the former has now added GETJET AIRLINES A320 LY-COB to its Gatwick based fleet, together with a TITAN A320. Meanwhile the only other novelty to note at Gatwick is the addition of WDL EMB-190 D-ACJJ to the EASYJET roster for one month.
15.06.19 AIRLINE NEWS-CHINA EASTERN timetables now show that they will operate 777s rather than the usual A330s on their Gatwick services from 1st July to 31st August. They then revert to A330 until the end of October, and will follow on with A350s thereafter.
16.06.19 AIRPORT NEWS THe airport management has published its final master plan which makes interesting reading. You can read it on their website at www.gatwickairport.com and it includes details of the upgrade to the use of the 'reserve' runway and the station etc.
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