Plans for a second runway at Gatwick costing £5-9 billion were put forward by bosses of the West Sussex airport today.
A van that sparked a major security alert at Gatwick was not linked to terrorist activity and nothing of concern was found, police say.
Border Force officers have seized 94 kilos of dried caterpillars at Gatwick Airport.
– Grant Payne, Media Relations Executive
“We are continuing to experience a power outage affecting some operational systems in the South Terminal. Unfortunately this has resulted in some delays for passengers and we apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are working hard to fix the problem and have contingencies in place to minimise disruption. We advise all passengers to confirm the status of their flight with the airline and to check in at the terminal they are scheduled to fly from.”
Passengers arriving at Gatwick airport are unable to get off a plane while a powercut causes disruption at the south terminal.
– Gatwick Statement
We are currently experiencing a power outage affecting some operational systems in the South Terminal. Unfortunately this is causing some delays for passengers and we apologise for any inconvenience this is causing.
We are working to fix the problem and looking at what contingencies we can put in place in the meantime to minimise disruption.
We advise all passengers scheduled to fly out of the South Terminal today to check the status of the flight with their airline first and check the flight information on our website.
We are also advising passengers to expect some delays.