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Grim connections at Gatwick Airport

a blue airplane flying in the sky

I had the misfortune to connect between a domestic and international flight at Gatwick at the weekend and it was a grim experience. Arriving from Geneva I diligently searched for the ‘Domestic Connection’ signs. There were nowhere to be seen. Before I tell the rest of the story perhaps I should explain how it works…

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Visiting London part 1 – Airports

London is served by a number of main airports and several other airports which (confusingly) brand themselves as ‘London ….’. Main Airports – Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and London City The main international airport that services London is Heathrow Airport. Located to the west of the city, it provides connections to many domestic, European and International…

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Airport Hotel Parking offers in the UK …. think about Britannia hotels

A little known UK based hotel group operates a number of hotels around the UK. Typically not 5* properties, they often offer excellent value mid-week and off-season. However, they have started to do a number of good value stays with parking for 8 or 15 days from several UK airports. Included are: Aberdeen Birmingham London…

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Interim airport expansions plans for London announced…but don’t get excited

The long awaited shortlist of options for the expansion of aviation in London have been announced this morning. The options are: 1. Lengthening one of the runways at Heathrow 2. An additional runway at Heathrow 3. An additional runway at Gatwick Noticeable is that the preferred option of the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, of…

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