Advantage chief welcomes Gatwick rail station upgrade

Travel agency consortium chief Julia Lo Bue-Said has welcomed Gatwick’s upgraded railway station ahead of its unveiling next week.

The revamped rail facilities at the airport following a £250 million redevelopment are due to come online on November 21.

Advantage Travel Partnership chief executive Lo Bue-Said said: “The multi-million-pound redevelopment of Gatwick airport railway station should make a huge improvement to the experience of travellers. 

“Investment in transport links to and from UK airports is vital for to ensure greater connectivity across the country. 

“Whilst Gatwick airport is a top choice for leisure travellers, it also serves business travellers due to its availability of long-haul flying routes to high growth markets, the high frequency of flights and the fact that Gatwick is accessible for domestic routes.”

She added: “For business travellers, time is always of the essence and these major enhancements to the railway station, which has previously suffered from high levels of congestion, should make the ever-crucial journey between train and plane smoother and quicker.”

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