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Global’s acquisition of Exterion Media cleared by the CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority has approved the acquisition of Exterion Media by Global. Global will now move forward with the full launch of its new Outdoor division, following the simultaneous purchases of Primesight and Outdoor Plus in September 2018 and Exterion Media in November 2018. The addition of the Exterion portfolio gives Global some big titles – Global is now a market-leading outdoor company in Ireland, France, The Netherlands and Spain as well as one of the largest outdoo...
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Gatwick drone chaos may have been an inside job, police say

The drone incursion that caused travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers at London's Gatwick Airport last December could have been an inside job, according to British police.
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Gatwick chief believes drone attack was inside jobGatwick chief believes drone attack was inside job

And insists he was right to close the airport for 33 hours
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Gatwick drone attack may have been an inside job, police say

The drone incursion that caused travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers at London's Gatwick Airport last December could have been an inside job, according to British police.
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Police: Gatwick drone attack may have been an inside job

The drone incursion that caused travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers at London's Gatwick Airport last December could have been an inside job, according to British police.
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Monday briefing: Landlords' eviction powers to be curbed

Campaigners hail greater security for tenants … Gatwick chaos may have been caused by insider … and beware of spoilers as we recap Game of ThronesHello, it’s Warren Murray helping you launch into a new week. Continue reading...
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Gatwick drone attack may have been inside job, says airport chief

One witness described drone as 'not something you could pop into Argos for' [Author: Simon Calder]
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Gatwick drone attacks that shut down airport were an 'inside job'

The drone operator could be eavesdropping on radio or internet communications, Gatwick Airport's chief operating officer has suggested [Author: Ryan Wilkinson, Tiffany Lo]
Tags: UK News, Gatwick, Gatwick Airport, Ryan Wilkinson, Tiffany Lo, Ryan Wilkinson Tiffany Lo

Gatwick drone attack could have been inside job, say police

Perpetrator was familiar with airport’s operations, according to BBC PanoramaThe drone attack that brought Gatwick airport to a standstill last December could have been an “inside job”, according to police, who said the perpetrator may have been operating the drone from within the airport.Sussex police told BBC Panorama that the fact an insider may have been behind the attack was “treated as a credible line of enquiry from the earliest stages of the police response”. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Bbc, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Transport policy, Business Travel, Gatwick Airport, Sussex, BBC Panorama, Drones (non-military

EasyJet passengers stranded for 'five hours' after plane flies without them

The flight from Gatwick to Lisbon was diverted to Porto in Portugal and travellers were offered coach transfers for the remainder of the journey [Author: Eleanor Fleming]
Tags: UK News, Portugal, Gatwick, Easyjet, Porto, Lisbon, Eleanor Fleming

Gatwick drone attack possible inside job, say police

The drone operator was monitoring activities at the airport during the attack, officials believe.
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My Thoughts On JetBlue’s Exciting Announcement That They Will Fly Across The Pond!

JetBlue announced that they will fly from Boston and JFK to London, starting in 2021.  They will fly narrow-body A321LRs with a redesigned and expanded Mint class to get there. They are trying to get slots at London Heathrow, though they may have to settle for a secondary airport like Gatwick. There are several reasons […]
Tags: Deals, London, Boston, Gatwick, Jfk, Jetblue, Pond, London Heathrow, Airline News

Agents blast insurance firms for refusing Gatwick drone claimsAgents blast insurance firms for refusing Gatwick drone claims

Travel companies could be left to foot the bill
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Gatwick to Boston and New York to become the new transatlantic battleground

Plane Talk: Prepare for a fares war from Sussex to the States [Author: Simon Calder]
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Passenger Downs 4 Bottles of Beer, Vapes E-cigarette, Punches Flight Attendant all Before His Honeymoon

In February a man downed 4 bottles of Stella Artois at London’s Gatwick airport before a 9 a.m. easyJet flight to Egypt for his honeymoon. He boarded the plane smoking an e-cigarette and was told he had to stop vaping. He responded to the flight attendant’s instruction with a homophobic outburst — before “knock[ing] out one of the cabin crew..with two punches” and sending him to the ground and then proceeding to attack a second flight attendant who responded to the situation. He'll be spending ...
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Get Your Drone Outta My Airspace! – Shotgun-Armed Anti-UAV Weapon Takes to the Skies in Russia

Drones have become a bit of a public nuisance over the past couple of years. That was probably brought to a head during the winter holiday travel season at London’s Gatwick airport which was shut... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Home Office probing man's claim he was held for wearing 'Bollocks to Brexit' badge

Eddie Brinsmead-Stockham claims an immigration official told him the badge was 'offensive' and took him to a holding area at Gatwick after his golfing trip in Portugal [Author: Laura Sharman]
Tags: Politics, Portugal, Home Office, Gatwick, Laura Sharman, Eddie Brinsmead Stockham

Wow Air ceases operations, leaving passengers stranded

Icelandic budget airline on verge of bankruptcy and cancels all flightsIceland’s Wow Air has stopped operating and cancelled all flights after a failure to secure emergency funding left thousands of passengers stranded.The budget carrier, which flew from London Stansted and Gatwick airports in the UK, advised passengers to find available flights with alternative companies after becoming the latest in a string of airlines to run into financial difficulty. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, UK, Travel & leisure, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Airline Industry, Iceland, London Stansted

Man with anti-Brexit badge detained at Gatwick

Passenger told: 'It's offensive. Take that badge off' [Author: Simon Calder]
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Businessman detained at Gatwick over anti-Brexit badge

A businessman claims he was detained at Gatwick Airport after refusing to remove an anti-Brexit badge.
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Gatwick drone policing costs 'shocking'

Drone sightings that closed Gatwick last year led to policing costs of £459,000, figures show.
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UK-bound Boeing 737 MAX jets turn around in mid-air after ban imposed

300 people who were planning to fly from the UK to Istanbul are stranded at Birmingham and Gatwick airports [Author: Simon Calder]
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Chengdu flight will switch from Gatwick to HeathrowChengdu flight will switch from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China claims move will benefit passengers
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Travel News: March 8, 2019

U by Uniworld is now U River Cruises Travel Weekly The Travel Corporation’s experiment in a millennial-focused river cruise line has taken another unexpected turn — a name change. Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection CEO Ellen Bettridge announced to 500 staff members gathering at its annual preseason Kickoff event aboard the S.S. Antionette that U by Uniworld has changed its name to U River Cruises.   Airports scramble to handle drone incidents CNN Drones have become an increasing nuisance...
Tags: Travel, California, Disney, Canada, Italy, Gatwick, Dubai, Orlando, News And Deals, Quebec City, Anaheim, DUBLIN Ireland, Newark New Jersey, The Walt Disney Company, Uniworld, Cinque Terre

Passengers quarantined at Gatwick after Barbados flight

A number of passengers and crew became ill on a flight from Barbados to Gatwick Airport.
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jetBlue set to launch London to US flights

Exclusive: Flights from Boston and New York JFK could serve Gatwick or Stansted [Author: Simon Calder]
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Small earthquake reported near Gatwick this morningSmall earthquake reported near Gatwick this morning

Nearby residents said their houses shook
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Dublin Airport briefly shut down over a drone sighting at the runway

Dublin Airport was shut down briefly on Thursday because of a drone flying over the airfield. The airport tweeted at 11:56 a.m. local time saying they had suspended all flights due to a "confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield." Eight minutes later they re-opened the runway and flights resumed. The disruption is the latest in a string of drone sightings causing disruption at major airports. Gatwick Airport was closed for 32 hours in December 2018. London Heathrow and Dubai airports wer...
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Rumors Allege Gatwick Drone Chaos Conspiracy

Remember that meltdown that basically paralyzed air traffic at Gatwick airport in the UK during the busy holiday travel season in late 2018? Well, the mystery as to who or what was behind the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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