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25th August 2016
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Gatwick Airport: A historical summer!

Gatwick Airport’s management team remain highly optimistic this summer as they expect to welcome 8 million passengers during this period, which would mean an increase of 6.6% in comparison with the previous year. Long distance destinations are more popular each day, increasing by 19% this summer with 165,000 passengers travelling through the airport on its busiest ever day. Some of the most popular destinations are Orlando (+17%), Tenerife (+16%), Faro (+13%) and Bridgetown (patricia should this have a percentage?), and Barbados (+7.5%) year on year.
24th August 2016

London Luton Airport: redesigning the terminal to make it quicker and easier for all passengers

No matter where you fly from, you’ll always have to queue at check in, hang around in security or face a long walk to your gate, right? Wrong. LLA is already one of the quickest and most convenient places to fly from. Unlike other London airports you don’t have to remember which terminal you’re departing from – all our passengers pass through our one central building. Our compact site means that there are no long walks to gates, with friendly staff always on hand to help.
17th August 2016

London’s fastest growing long-haul gateway: Gatwick achieves biggest-ever month in its 80 year history, reaffirming expansion case

Gatwick achieves busiest-ever month in its 80 year history as long-haul routes continue their impressive growth, +23% on July 2015 Gatwick also records strong cargo growth illustrating the airport’s growing export role for Britain To celebrate this landmark month in Gatwick’s history, a stunning collection of new Gatwick aerial imagery is today released by acclaimed New York photographer Jeffrey Milstein providing a brand new aerial perspective on Gatwick  Gatwick Airport has achieved the busiest single month in its 80 year history as 4.6m passengers travelled through the airport in July, +6.9% on the same month last year. Long-haul routes continue their impressive growth at the airport, growing 23% collectively versus last July, against a backdrop of […]
17th August 2016

Passenger growth continues at London Luton Airport

The number of passengers using London Luton Airport (LLA) passed 1.5 million in July; an increase of 15.4% on the previous year. The latest passenger numbers highlight the rapidly rising demand for air travel across the South East. In response, LLA is currently investing £110 million to transform the airport and increase capacity by 50% to 18 million passengers per year by 2020. Construction for the project is well underway with a new dual carriageway access road and multi storey car park due to open this autumn. Looking further ahead, plans have also been confirmed for a £200million light rail link to replace the current shuttle bus between Luton Airport Parkway and the terminal. Once complete, […]
16th August 2016

Summer Reception, 30th July 2016
The Orangery, Kensington Palace, London

We were delighted to welcome over 200 guests to our inaugural Summer Reception held at The Orangery, Kensington Palace in the heart of one of London’s finest Historical Royal Palaces. Arrival Guests arrived at The Orangery to be met by Nira and the Events Team before making a stunning Red Carpet entrance to the Venue. Twenty-five members of staff from Direct Airport Parking Investment were on hand to meet their guests and enjoy the fine weather. The Event The evening kicked-off with champagne and canapes and a chance for guests to mingle inside the stunningly bedecked Orangery, enjoy the cool of the Terrace or even a short stroll in the beautiful Orangery Gardens. After a brief […]
15th August 2016

University lecturer chooses to invest in off-airport car parking as a safe and hassle-free alternative to pure buy-to-let

Investment in car parking spaces close to major UK airports is a wise option that shrewd commercial property investors should consider, at least according to one satisfied investor with Direct Airport Parking Investment. When compared to traditional bricks and mortar property investments, off-airport car parking spaces offer a far safer option. There’s no costly upkeep of property to deal with and no management hassles with this fully hands-off opportunity. Burket Ali, a university lecturer from Leicester, England, is delighted to have made this wise choice. As one of Direct Airport Parking Investment’s satisfied clients he is already reaping the considerable benefits of investing in such a strong growth area. Mr Ali, now in the second year […]

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