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As train fiasco continues, Thameslink and Great Northern let you sit in First Class at peak times only

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the problems on some train lines in and through London. These have not been resolved and so National Rail has told the train operators to ‘declassify’ First Class during week day peak travel hours. This means that you can sit in a First Class seat with a…

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Gatwick Airport – North Terminal evacuated amongst reports of man with gun being arrested

Around 10am this morning, the North Terminal of Gatwick Airport. (The North Terminal is the home of British Airways at London’s second airport). Reports are that around 10am the terminal was evacuated and that Police were seen arresting a man who had a gun. Passengers were queued outside on this rainy London morning. Flights appear…

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VS43 Emergency Landing – YouTube footage from inside and outside the aircraft

VS43 Virgin’s Gatwick to Las Vegas flight, experienced a problem on take off yesterday with its undercarriage. After dumping fuel it returned to Gatwick to land. Apart from a spectacular landing yesterday from the pilot – after a little bounce on the runway – what is also interesting is that there is social media from…

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