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7 Halloween holidays to spook you

Summer is over – but before we start the Christmas countdown, we have Halloween to look forward to! We decided to help you get your spook on with 7 ghoulish getaways you can book from Gatwick Airport right now.

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Where’s hot in October? Top 5 autumn sun destinations

That’s it, summer is officially over! Bitterly cold nights are drawing ever closer. But if you’re looking to escape the dreary autumn weather, blistering winds, and painfully dark mornings, then check out our top five autumn sun destinations you can jet away to, direct from Gatwick Airport this year.

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Holiday Sunshine in Less Than 5 Hours

If you’re after holiday sunshine for a short break, then the chances are you don’t want to be flying long haul. Instead, opting for a flight of 5 hours or under.

But where can you find the sun without having to endure a long flight? Here’s a quick guide to the countries you can be in within a maximum of 5 hours.

 

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Long haul flight survival tips

Do you dream of visiting Australia, or perhaps the Far East but the thought of the long flight puts you off? Don't worry, you’re not alone.

Being cooped up in a small space for hours on end doesn’t sound like the perfect start, or finish, to a holiday, but there are ways to cope.

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September flight news

Gatwick is continuing to gain new destinations to help bolster its attempts to secure the right to build a second runway. Here's a list of the latest services and flight announcements made in September.

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Newest Holiday Hot Spot Flights From Gatwick

Gatwick is making huge investments to increase its flight offerings, attracting both new airlines and new routes, and now there are many new and exciting places to jet off to. The question is, do you know about these new destinations?

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Where’s Hot for Holidays This May

Now the kids are back at school, the cost of a holiday has fallen dramatically.

So if you’re able to holiday outside of school holidays and you’re thinking of jetting off this May then check out our short haul suggestions, all of which are available from Gatwick Airport.

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Half Term Holiday Getaways from Gatwick

As the UK braces itself for yet another storm, you’re giving serious thought to escaping the UK during the February.

If you’re looking for sun this half term, and flying from Gatwick, there are many operators and airlines offering flights to hot and sunny resorts in February.

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Flight Cancellations – Your Rights on an EU Flight

Gatwick experienced severe flight delays and cancellations on Christmas Eve 2013 due to flooding which caused a power outage in the North Terminal.

In total, 62 departures and 59 arrivals were cancelled and some passengers waited upto 12 hours only to be told their flights had been cancelled. Here's a guide to your rights if your flight is delayed or cancelled.

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easyJet expansion at Gatwick

There’s great news for passengers wanting a cheap no-frills flight out of Gatwick Airport next spring as easyJet is set to expand its services from Gatwick.

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Greek Air Traffic Control Strike 7/11/13

Tomorrow, Thursday 7th November, will see a strike by Greek Air Traffic Controllers.

Workers from around the country will join a 24 hour strike, which will affect flights in and out of the country, however it will also affect train and ferry services too.

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Gatwick flight announcements

There’s great news on the Gatwick flight front this month with the announcement of several new routes and increased frequencies on others.

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