Airport Information Website Flies to No1 in Just Twelve Weeks

January 29, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Alternative UK Airport Web Site Tops Google Search Results for the Term “Gatwick Information”. Finding flight arrival times, booking airport parking or just finding out what facilities are available at London Gatwick Airport just got easier. Launched only 3 months ago has already reached the top of the world’s number one search engine, Google, for the key search term ‘Gatwick information’.

The web site provides information on every aspect of London Gatwick Airport from live flight arrivals and departures to facilities for disabled people and booking items such as airport parking and car rental. A record 34 million passengers alone passed through London Gatwick Airport in 2006 a rise of 4.1% over the previous year. Many millions of people search the internet every year for information about airport security updates, flights, duty free allowances, airport hotels etc.

One of a series of 23 web sites covering the busiest airports in the UK, has seen a rapid rise in visitor numbers since it’s October 2006 launch. All the content is laid out in the same format on each of the 23 sites with clear and logical navigation making it quick and easy to find the correct information.

“The aim was to improve on the existing airport websites making airport information easier to find by using a common layout across the busiest UK airports. This means that which ever web site is used, answers to the most popular questions can be found with the minimum of delay. We felt this was vital considering the time pressures on most people today,” said Web site owner, Barry Babister. “It was also important to make sure these websites are found by people searching on the internet so we have used an array of powerful ‘on-site’ and ‘off-site’ search engine optimisation techniques to maximise the free exposure given by the search engines including Google.” has a live flight information checker on the home page that enables the visitor to enter the number of the flight, either arrival or departure, or the origin or destination location and then search for the current status of the flight. This is very useful for people who need to check if a flight has landed yet for example taxi drivers and chauffeurs or people who are collecting friends and relatives from inbound flights.

All the most important contact telephone numbers for the airport including the main switchboard and security departments are in one place and easily accessible from the home page along with links to airport facilities, duty free and shopping, maps and directions, tips and advice and local amenities such as hotels and restaurants.

Convenient links from one place on the home page will take the visitor to popular airport travel products such as airport parking including meet and greet parking, airport hotels, currency exchange, car rental, airport hotels and airport lounges. Pre booking any of these items is advised as prices can rise and availability can fall as the travel dates approach.

Pre booking services such as airport parking and checking ahead for things like directions is always advisable. With all the information need for the busiest airports in the UK is readily available and easy to find.

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AirportsInformation publishes 23 websites in a common format that supply information on 23 of the busiest UK airports. It is also possible to research and buy products and services including airport parking, car rental, airport lounges, currency exchange, travel insurance and airport hotels.

Contact Details
Sean McCarthy - Marketing Director
01293 871430

Notes for the Editor
Total number of terminal passengers at Gatwick 2006 (provisional) 34 million. (SOURCE: Civil Aviation Authority Website - UK Airport Statistics: 2006 – 08)