Gatwick airport expects that approximately 550,000 passengers will be leaving its terminals over the half term break, this will mean a 6% rise in passenger numbers.
The ash cloud from the volcano that erupted over the weekend is expected to reach other parts of the UK later this week
If you think that your journey might be affected by the ash cloud you should contact your airline, travel agent or the airport for the latest travel information.
Insurewithease.com customers, who purchased Natural Catastrophe Cover as part of their travel insurance, before the volcano erupted, will be covered for cancellation, delay and additional expenses incurred, as a result of the eruption
We can all recall the travel chaos that followed the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud disaster, however Ryanair believes that the disruption caused to travellers could have been avoided.