The operator made the decision to cancel all flights for today 20th Dec as a result of uncertainty over when the airport would reopen for flights.
The sighting around lunchtime comes as passengers remain stranded across the country.
The revelation adds to speculation over who could be responsible for this disruption.
An urgent appeal to anyone who can help in identifying the operators of the drones affecting Gatwick has been made by Sussex Police.
Sightings of two drones has meant many flights being unable to use the runway causing havoc for passengers.
A 48 hour strike at Gatwick Airport, which was scheduled to begin on Friday 21 December, has been called off after the company involved, Wilson James,...
Unpredictable, that's the key word for the project launched at Gatwick Airport for the first time, ensuring that security checks are performed without any notice.
London Gatwick has welcomed The Harry Potter Shop™ to its North Terminal.
London Gatwick has today launched a vital new route to Shanghai, giving British passengers direct access to an area responsible for a third of China’s imports...
The polling was commissioned by Gatwick Airport to gather the views of local residents, following publication of its draft master plan in October.