NEWS Gatwick accelerates £2.5b expansion plans as runway decision looms

Gatwick Airport has today announced the acceleration and expansion of its investment programme, totalling £2.5 billion, to cope with rapid passenger growth, and has opened discussions with contractors about building its second runway. Speaking to a group of more than 80 construction leaders and chief executives at Construction News’ quarterly breakfast briefing, Gatwick development director…

NEWS fastjet launches Harare-Johannesburg low-cost flights

fastjet’s inaugural flight between Harare in Zimbabwe and Johannesburg in South Africa took off earlier, marking the low-cost airline’s newest international route in Africa. Flight FN8102 departed Harare International Airport at 06:15 and landed in Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport at 07:55. The return FN8108 flight from Johannesburg took off at 08:40 and was welcomed…