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Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

Several million pounds has been invested by Gatwick with the aim of ensuring the airport is equipped to the level provided by the Armed Forces during the recent illegal and unprecedented drone activity.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Flight operations suspended at UK airport after drone sightings

It is illegal to fly a drone within 1 km of an airport or airfield boundary.

Dec 20, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Chaos at airports worldwide as check-in systems crash

More than 100 airports around the world suffered major disruption on Thursday.

Sep 28, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

British Airways to resume flights, union says Indian IT to blame for chaos

The IT failure affected check-in and operational systems, including customer service phone lines.

May 28, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

London schoolgirl who left to join Islamic State dead: Lawyer

One of three schoolgirls who left London in February 2015 to join the Islamic State militant group has died, her family lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.

Aug 12, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

British Muslim family barred from boarding flight to US

A British Muslim family heading to Disneyland was barred from boarding a flight to Los Angeles by US authorities at Gatwick airport.

Dec 23, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Britain's Gatwick airport terminal reopens after 'explosive' scare

The north terminal of south London' s Gatwick Airport was re-opened after an explosive scare, the airport authorities announced on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Britain's Gatwick airport evacuated after terror scare

 Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal was evacuated “for the protection of the public” on Saturday after a suspicious item was found, the media reported.

Nov 14, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

Virgin Atlantic jet makes emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after malfunction

Flight VS43, which was en route to Las Vegas, turned back to the West Sussex airport after taking off on Monday morning local time.

Dec 30, 2014, 10:29 AM IST

Gatwick Airport apologises over baggage delays spark online complaints

For a second time in a month, Gatwick Airport, London`s second-largest international aerodrome, has apologised to hundreds of passengers after they were told to go home without their luggage because of baggage reclaim delays.

Jul 27, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Staff shortage cause baggage delay at London`s Gatwick Airport

Passengers at London`s busy Gatwick Airport are facing delays of up to 90 minutes to reclaim their baggage due to shortage of staff at one of the three baggage handling companies, according to a media report today.

Jun 29, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

Winter storm delays flights, kills 5 in UK, France

A severe winter storm caused major travel problems in parts of western Europe, stranding passengers travelling for Christmas at Paris and London airports and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.

Dec 24, 2013, 22:42 PM IST

Emergency landing: Gatwick airport halt flights

London`s Gatwick airport suspended all flights today after a US-bound passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing after suffering technical difficulties.

Apr 17, 2012, 00:19 AM IST

AI passengers in UK stuck for 8 hours inside plane

Nearly 110 passengers on an Air India flight from Ahmedabad to London were stranded for eight hours inside the aircraft at Gatwick Airport on Sunday.

Oct 16, 2011, 23:07 PM IST

First Baghdad-London flight in 20 years arrives

The first commercial flight between Baghdad and London in 20 years has touched down at the British capital`s Gatwick airport after being delayed by the Iceland volcano ash cloud, the airport said.

Apr 26, 2010, 13:54 PM IST