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Article from BTNews 4 OCTOBER 2021

Gatwick good news

Two airlines brought some good news to Gatwick Airport (LGW) last week.

Emirates and jetBlue.

Now claiming to be the world’s largest international airline Dubai-based Emirates will resume services to its second London gateway with a daily service from 10 December.  

Operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft, across First, Business and Economy class flight EK016 will depart LGW at 13:35 and arrive at Dubai International (DXB) at 00:40 the following day, perfect for onward connections. Also ideal with Dubai’s incoming services during the night, Flight EK015 will leave its home base DXB at 07:40 and arrive in LGW at 11:40.  The airline has its own lounge at the airport (all times local).

The addition of LGW will restore Emirates’ UK operations to a further six gateways: Birmingham, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester and Newcastle.

Earlier than planned jetBlue initiated on 30 September flights between New York JFK and LGW, the south London airport’s only service to New York.  Initially operating four times per week through October, daily services are planned in November using jetBlue’s new Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft with 24 redesigned Mint suites, 114 core seats and the sleek and spacious Airspace cabin interior.  The new flights complement the low-cost airline’s Heathrow operation to JFK which is already becoming popular.



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