Gatwick Reopening North Terminal - But What Does It Mean For Holidaymakers
Gatwick steadily ramps up it’s plan to return to normal with it’s opening hours doubling and it’s North Terminal reopening.
Gatwick was the busiest single-runway airport in the world prior to the pandemic but business has almost ground to a halt since early March.
According to experts, April was the low point of air traffic for the pandemic and with things steadily climbing it now seems set that the North Terminal will reopen on June 15th.
easyJet was the primary airline flying out of the North Terminal previously, and now they look set to resume their services there with domestic flights set to gear up for June 15th in tandem with the terminal reopening.
Easyjet plane in Gatwick
The airport's opening hours will also be extended to a 6am-10pm schedule with 8 hours of closed time to maintain sanitary measures.
Gatwick officials reported that it has
“introduced a range of measures to protect the well-being and safety of both passengers and staff”.
Face mask vending machines will be made available at the airport,
We want people to understand that airports and air travel is a safe environment in this Covid-19 travelling world.”