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Gatwick Airport chiefs 'may face probe' over Christmas chaos

Gatwick chiefs face a possible investigation over Christmas travel misery at the airport amid criticism from travellers. There was chaos at the airport on Christmas Eve after a power outage at its North Terminal.

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Christmas problems at Gatwick airport to be examined

The Civil Aviation Authority said it expected Gatwick bosses to examine exactly what caused Christmas chaos at the airport before deciding what further action to take.

Asked about a possible investigation, the spokesman said:

We need to know exactly what happened at the airport. Once we have that information we can decide if there is any further action we need to take.

– Civil Aviation Authority spokesman

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