Martin Vander Weyer Martin Vander Weyer

Airport wars: why I’m betting on Gatwick

The answer’s far from ‘obvious’ – or ideal – but I’d put a tenner on Gatwick

Easter is a good time to talk about airports — or perhaps a bad time, if you bought your Spectator in the shopping labyrinth that impedes your path to the departure gate after a maddening wait in the security queue, where only a quarter of the scanners are working. I’m with you, and not just in spirit: in fact, that’s me being led away by men with machine guns, after an altercation over the contents of my wash-bag.

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