British Airways is one of the world’s leading global premium airlines and the largest international carrier in the UK. The British Airways route network currently serves more than 200 destinations around the world. The airline will be celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. British Airways supports a number of sporting, cultural and charitable activities around the world through Flying Start, its global charity partnership with Comic Relief.
Our Partners | British Airways Run Gatwick
Crawley Borough Council are proud partners of British Airways Run Gatwick. Located in the the beautiful Sussex Countryside, the town of Crawley is a bustling town and business hub.
Crawley Borough Council is the local authority for Crawley, in West Sussex, providing local services in a town of approximately 100,000 people. These services include waste management, housing, planning, leisure, taxation, environmental and community services.
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 228 destinations in 74 countries for 45 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services. It is also a major economic driver for the UK contributing £5.3 billion to national GDP and generating 85,000 jobs nationally, with around 24,000 on the wider airport campus alone.
The airport is south of Central London with excellent public transport links, including the Gatwick Express, and is part of the Oyster contactless payment network. Gatwick Airport is owned by a group of international investment funds, of which Global Infrastructure Partners is the largest shareholder.