Gatwick drone operators had inside link, airport head suggests

Britain’s second-busiest airport was shut down for 33 hours, disrupting 140,000 passengers’ journeys.

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EasyJet blasts Gatwick drone chaos as ‘wake-up call’ after £15m hit

The budget airline said it racked up £10m in passenger compensation costs and £5 million in lost revenues from the disruption last month.

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Airports say they are cracking down on drones after Heathrow incident

Aviation minister Baroness Sugg and security minister Ben Wallace will hold a meeting with airport bosses.

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Police get extra powers to tackle drones after Gatwick Airport disruption

More than 140,000 passengers were affected by about 1,000 cancellations and delays during 36 hours of chaos at the airport.

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Some Gatwick drone sightings may have been police device, officer admits

Chief Constable Giles York added he is ‘absolutely certain’ a drone was responsible for the disruption of flights, even though it has not been found.

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Drones found near Gatwick Airport not involved in travel disruption, police say

Two drones found by police near Gatwick Airport have been ruled out of involvement in the incident which disrupted hundreds of flights before Christmas, Sussex chief constable Giles York has said.

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Couple quizzed over Gatwick drone chaos feel ‘completely violated’

Paul Gait and Elaine Kirk were arrested and released without charge.

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Sugestion that there was no drone at Gatwick down to 'poor communications'

Police have acknowledged that suggestions there may never have been a drone at Gatwick Airport were down to "poor communications".

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Damaged drone found near last Gatwick Airport sighting

A 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman arrested over the chaos have been released without charge.

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House searched as man and woman held in Gatwick Airport drone probe

Around 140,000 passengers were affected by cancellations at the airport.

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Relief for Gatwick passengers as flights return after drone ‘chaos’

One passenger joked the drone drama could have been solved with “100 young farmers” and free cider for the one who shoots it.

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Man and woman held in Gatwick Airport drone chaos probe

The pair were arrested in Crawley on Friday evening.

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Gatwick Airport reopens after 'confirmed sighting of a drone'

In a statement, Gatwick Airport said: "Flights have now resumed at Gatwick following a reported drone in the area.@

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'More than one drone' involved in keeping Gatwick flights grounded, police say

Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, from Sussex police, said officers are working on the theory there is more than one drone, although the last sighting was at around 10pm on Thursday.

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How the drone events at Gatwick have unfolded

The airport shut at 9pm on Wednesday night when the first drone report was made.

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Police consider shooting down drone as Gatwick runway remains closed

Officials said said 120,000 passengers’ flights had been disrupted.

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Disruption to continue into Friday at Gatwick Airport as 110,000 passengers affected

Flights in and out of the UK’s second busiest airport were suspended after two drones were seen nearby.

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