Stansted Airport News

Long-haul drives passenger growth at London Stansted

Long-haul drives passenger growth at London Stansted

13 June 2018 Airline News

London Stansted Airport saw passenger traffic rise in May, as new transatlantic routes contributed to 9.2 per cent year-on-year growth. May saw the first full month of operation from Stansted to New York, Toronto and Boston on Primera Air’s new A321neo aircraft, as well as Wow Air’s new link to Reykjavik.

Emirates touches down at London Stansted for first time

Emirates touches down at London Stansted for first time

11 June 2018 Airline News

Emirates has celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai to London Stansted. The flight marks the first time an international airline based in the Middle East operates out of the popular London airport, and connects the East of England with Emirates’ global network of over 155 destinations via its hub Dubai.

London Stansted seeks to welcome 43m passengers a year

London Stansted seeks to welcome 43m passengers a year

22 February 2018 Airline News

London Stansted has today submitted a planning application to Uttlesford District Council to raise the current cap on the number of passengers it is permitted to serve from 35 million passengers per annum to 43 million, while committing to remain within current approved limits on aircraft noise and flight numbers

Manchester Airport leads MAG to successful 2017

Manchester Airport leads MAG to successful 2017

12 January 2018 Airline News

Last year saw continued growth at MAG, the UK’s largest airports group, as its three airports saw increased demand from passengers and airlines for flights. Manchester Airport grew 8.5 per cent year-on-year to serve 27.8 million passengers in 2017, more than have ever flown from Manchester before.

Emirates to launch London Stansted route in June 2018

Emirates to launch London Stansted route in June 2018

20 December 2017 Airline News

Emirates today announced that it is to launch a new daily route from London Stansted to Dubai on June 8th next year. With its strategic position close to the tech and pharma hubs of Cambridge and Peterborough, Emirates will be the first Middle Eastern airline to operate out of the popular north-east London airport.