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.
Delays of up to 50 minutes on First Great Western between Reading and Redhill, and between Reading and Gatwick Airport due to emergency engineering works.
Nearly two hundred thousand more people used Gatwick last month compared with the same time last year. In total four million passengers passed through the airport in August.
London Gatwick saw four million passengers use the airport this August, which is up by nearly 200,000 compared to last year.
Passengers flying to European destinations continued to grow with over three million passengers choosing to fly from the airport.
The top European destinations were Spain, Italy and Greece.
A new route to Moscow with easyJet proved to be popular with over 19,000 passengers flying there from London Gatwick in August.
Long haul flights to Dubai and Vietnam also grew in popularity.
Video: one of our viewers captured the Gatwick coach blaze on camera.
Shop worker Sophie Burnett describes today's coach fire at Gatwick.
National Express said: "An empty National Express vehicle caught fire at Gatwick Airport earlier this afternoon. We are working closely with the emergency services and will continue to assist them.
"We will also carry out our own thorough investigation to establish the cause of this highly unusual incident."
A National Express coach caught alight this afternoon but has now been burnt out.
It is still unknown what was the cause of the fire.
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The coach fire at Gatwick's North Terminal has now burnt out.
Eye witnesses at the scene say that staff are being allowed back in the terminal after it was was evacuated earlier.
An eye witness, Sophie Burnett said:
"The fire began around 12 o'clock, they began by shutting the shops closest like Boots and M&S, they then evacuated the whole of North Terminal Landside and have stopped all publicly transport coming over to the terminal including the shuttle and the public bus services.
"They're currently trying to isolate the smoke from the building."