Airlines and destinations
Airlines and destinations from London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport is unique amongst its competitors, being the only airport in the United Kingdom that offers the three main business models: Charter flights, low/no frills, and full service flights. 26.6% of flights departing from Gatwick contain people travelling on business. 61.3% are passengers that have book on a low/no frills flight, and 13.1% are charter airlines.
Over 50 airlines operate from the two terminals, serving 220 destinations in 90 countries, including 10 destinations within the UK. Gatwick offers flights to more destinations than any other UK airport.
EasyJet has its largest base at Gatwick, with 45% of the total passenger numbers travelling to Europe with the airline. The main companies based at some of the 143 airport stands at Gatwick are: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Monarch Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle, as well as charter operators such as Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Short Haul Flights
The majority of departures from Gatwick are short haul flights to and within Europe. The airport offers more connections to other UK regions than any other UK airport, making it the ideal airport for domestic flights. EasyJet and Norwegian Air provide the majority of the short haul flights from the airport.
Long Haul Flights
Long haul flights are operated by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, with new services to the Far East, Canada and Indonesia. Direct transatlantic flights are available to American Airports such as, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York and Florida.
The sheer variety of flights, airlines and facilities available at London Gatwick Airport makes it the ideal departure for any traveller.