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Gatwick served 46.4 million passengers for FY 2018-19, revenues hit £810.8 million

26 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

U.K.'s second largest airport, Gatwick, served 46.4 million passengers for the year ending March 31, 2019. It included additional 1.1 million long-haul passengers. The income per passenger grew by 4.5 per cent to pound 17.47. Revenue increased by 6.1 per cent to pound 810.8 million.
Gatwick's growing Far East connections increased by 45 per cent compared to last year, which boosted the airport's long-haul growth. Around one in five airport passengers now travel long haul to and from Gatwick as the airport's global connections continue to grow.
In June 2018, Gatwick became the first airport...
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Marriott's Protea Hotels voted as “Coolest Hotel Brand” in South Africa

Marriott's Protea Hotels voted as “Coolest Hotel Brand” in South Africa

26 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

For a ninth consecutive year, Protea Hotels by Marriott has been named South Africa's Coolest Hotel Brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey for 2019. This recognition further re-enforces the brand's deep understanding of a rapidly evolving market and its growing traction in South Africa.
Neal Jones, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International said that designed for the progressive yet pragmatic traveler seeking a high-quality travel experience, Protea Hotels by Marriott has been redefining and leading the evolution of travel in a highly...
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Gatwick served 46.4 million passengers for year FY 2018-19, revenues hit £810.8 million

Gatwick served 46.4 million passengers for year FY 2018-19, revenues hit £810.8 million

26 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

U.K.'s second largest airport, Gatwick, served 46.4 million passengers for the year ending 31 March 2019. It included additional 1.1 million long-haul passengers. The income per passenger grew by 4.5 per cent to pound 17.47. Revenue increased by 6.1 per cent to pound 810.8 million.
Gatwick's growing Far East connections increased by 45 per cent compared to last year, which boosted the airport's long-haul growth. Around one in five airport passengers now travel long haul to and from Gatwick as the airport's global connections continue to grow.
In June 2018, Gatwick became the first airport...
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Norwegian is named ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline' for fifth consecutive year

Norwegian is named ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline' for fifth consecutive year

26 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Norwegian was today named ‘World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline' for the fifth consecutive year at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris.
Norwegian has secured a major award at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards, the leading international airline rating system as voted on by the travelling public, who evaluates airlines worldwide. For the fifth year in a row, passengers have voted Norwegian the “World's Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Airline”. Norwegian was recognised for setting the standard in low-cost travel by providing outstanding service combined with a high-quality...
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