Gatwick Airport will reopen its South Terminal, which was set to increase daily flights from 300 to 570 after it was closed during the June 2020 Covid Pandemic.

  • Gatwick Airport will reopen South Terminal today after a lengthy refurbishment
  • The terminal was closed on June 15, 2020 to reduce costs during a pandemic.
  • The airport expects high demand for overseas travel this summer

Gatwick Airport will reopen its South Terminal to meet the strong demand for air travel expected this summer.

Today’s flights are increasing from about 300 to 570 per day. This is equivalent to opening a medium-sized airport overnight.

The terminal has been suspended since June 15, 2020 to reduce pandemic costs.

The shops, cafes and other facilities have been refurbished, renewed and cleaned for months prior to reopening.

Gatwick Airport has expanded its choice of destinations to fly directly from the airport, saying positive booking data suggests a busy summer to come.

Passenger check-in at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal has resumed for vacationers today

The terminal has undergone several months of refurbishment, renewal and cleaning prior to reopening.

The terminal has undergone several months of refurbishment, renewal and cleaning prior to reopening.

Gatwick Airport will open its South Terminal today after being dormant from June 15, 2020 to reduce pandemic costs.

Gatwick Airport will open its South Terminal today after being dormant from June 15, 2020 to reduce pandemic costs.

Chief Executive Officer Stewart Wingate said: ..

“We are now excited to be ready to welcome a large number of passengers. Restaurants, shops, cafes and bars also visit friends and family and take on important business before taking a vacation. Before, I look forward to servicing passengers again. Travel.

“After two difficult years, we’ve found that the demand for international travel has increased significantly, so it’s a good idea to book early to get the flight you want this summer.”

Flights are increasing from about 300 to 570 per day. This is equivalent to opening a medium-sized airport overnight.

Flights are increasing from about 300 to 570 per day. This is equivalent to opening a medium-sized airport overnight.

He added that the reopening is “great news” for the local community, supporting and supplying airport-dependent businesses.

British Airways, Wizz Air and Vueling are one of the airlines that will transfer from North Terminal to South Terminal from today to Tuesday.

BA has previously announced that it will resume short-haul flights at Gatwick Airport on March 29, with 35 European routes operated by an independent operator.

EasyJet operates from both terminals as it plans to run the busiest flight schedule ever from the airport on 120 routes.

Gatwick Airport confirms the terminal where the flight departs before heading to the airport, arrives early as the terminal may be congested, confirms that the passport is still valid, and travels abroad to the destination country. Advised passengers to check their travel advice.