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Old May 6th 20, 10:05 PM posted to uk.railway,uk.transport.london
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Default OT: Virgin withdraws from Gatwick

Roland Perry wrote:
Well, not completely OT, because of Gatwick Express etc.

https://www.scotsman.com/news/uk-new...anson-sue-nhs-
dispute-explained-virgin-atlantic-seeks-government-bailout-and-
permanently-cancels-gatwick-flights-2547743

Least said the better about the photo, and suing the NHS.


Gatwick is likely to suffer serious damage from all this, just as it moves
forward with its second (shorthaul takeoff only) runway.

Virgin is relatively insignificant at Gatwick, but losing it, TC, BA and
Norwegian will hurt. I wonder if Emirates will also follow suit, and also
shut its relatively small Gatwick operation? Gatwick could lose pretty
much all of its premium traffic, and just become a southern version of
Stansted.