Police boarded a plane at Gatwick Airport due to a “safety-related issue”, easyJet has said.
British Airways took a 137 million euro (£121.5 million) hit from the 48-hour strike by pilots that saw 4,521 flights cancelled earlier this month.
Almost 90,000 additional flights and 28 million extra passengers could use Gatwick Airport by 2038 should proposals to bring its emergency runway into routine use go ahead, a new report claims.
Culprits behind the drone chaos at Gatwick had an insight into how the airport was reacting to the incident, its head of operations has said.
Anti-drone technology will be deployed at Gatwick and Heathrow airports in response to disruption caused by the flying machines in the run-up to Christmas.
The screen failure at Gatwick Airport earlier this week is proof that technology can’t always be depended upon.
Gatwick Airport has launched a trial of biometric technology aimed at speeding up airport processes by using facial recognition technology and autonomous gates to help passengers move through the terminal.