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.
Thanks to everyone who visited LGW2019, a record number of you! 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 still to be confirmed. Note we will continue with the 1900 start time, aiming to finish at 2200.
05.05.19 VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS has disposed of another A340 via Gatwick. G-VYOU arrived from Heathrow today as VS806P, and on 20th May it repositioned from here to Newquay as VS815P where it will be held in reserve for the summer in case an operational need arises. It will leave the fleet at the end of the season.
04.05.19 TUI has contracted NORWEGIAN to operate flights on its behalf to a variety of Mediterranean hot spots. These operate from the South Terminal (TUI is in the North) and to distinguish them for passengers all have flight numbers commencing BY5xxx.
03.04.19 After a lapse of many years, Gatwick has a scheduled freighter service. ROYAL AIR MAROC began a weekly 767F trip from Casablanca to Frankfurt today, but so far it has only operated the first two weeks of the plan;
Wednesday, AT310, ETA1415, Casablanca, 767F
31.03.19 AIRLINE NEWS-WIZZ AIR began its planned new services to Cluj and Budapest today, and announced another route, to Gdansk for later in the summer. From 15th June their schedule will be as follows;
Daily, W62221, STA1935, Budapest, A321
Daily, W63309, ETA2000, Cluj, A320
Daily, W61619, ETA2100, Gdansk, A320
Daily, W63031, STA2115, Bucharest, A321
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