Stansted Airport News

Record January figures for London Stansted

Record January figures for London Stansted

9 February 2017 Airline News

London Stansted made a flying start to 2017 by recording its busiest ever January. During the month, over 1.74 million passengers passed through Stansted, an increase of five per cent over January last year and surpassing the previous record of 1.66 million passengers also set in January 2016.

AccorHotels signs new property at London Stansted

AccorHotels signs new property at London Stansted

AccorHotels has made a new signing at London Stansted Airport. The Novotel London Stansted has been signed under a franchise agreement and will be operated by Arora Hotels a division of the Arora Group which acquired the property in 2016. At the same time, London Stansted’s complimentary Wi-Fi service has been extended so passengers can now enjoy up to four hours free of charge as part of the airport’s on-going customer service improvement programme.

Ryanair adds nine new routes from Stansted

Ryanair adds nine new routes from Stansted

14 January 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Ryanair has announced new destinations from London Stansted airport, as well as increased frequencies on existing services. In additions Ryanair will add extra flights to 13 existing routes to Bergerac, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Carcasonne, Dinard, La Rochelle, Lamezia, Limoges, Lourdes, Marseille, Perpignan, Porto and Toulouse.

Busy Christmas period drives Stansted to record 2016

Busy Christmas period drives Stansted to record 2016

12 January 2017 Airline News

London Stansted Airport completed a record breaking 2016 with its busiest ever December as the great Christmas getaway and record high aircraft load factors boosted passenger numbers during the month. A total of over 1.85 million passengers passed through Stansted during the period, up by 146,000 or 8.5 per cent on last year, and surpassing the previous record for December of 1.76 million passengers set in 2006.

Jet2.com expands summer 2017 leisure operations at Stansted

Jet2.com expands summer 2017 leisure operations at Stansted

23 December 2016 Airline News

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is adding four new routes, extra capacity and more aircraft to its operations at Stansted Airport. Ahead of its first flights launching from London Stansted on March 30th, the leisure airline has confirmed the addition of new routes Antalya, Corfu, Dalaman and Split.

British Airways takes off for Chambery from Stansted

British Airways takes off for Chambery from Stansted

16 December 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Winter sports fans will have a direct gateway to some of Europe’s top snow resorts from Stansted tomorrow with the launch of new British Airways flights to the French Alpine city of Chambery. The well-timed weekend flights will give customers easy access to some of the top snow and ski resorts like Val d’Isere, La Plagne, Meribel and Courchevel.

London Stansted Airport reveals £130m arrivals overhaul

London Stansted Airport reveals £130m arrivals overhaul

15 December 2016 Airline News

London Stansted Airport has today unveiled plans for a new £130 million arrivals building to significantly improve the passenger experience. The building is the latest phase in the multi-million pound transformation programme by MAG to support future growth at the airport and attract new passengers and airlines.

Record winter figures for UK airports

Record winter figures for UK airports

12 December 2016 Airline News

Heathrow welcomed a record 5.72 million passengers in November, up 2.5 per cent on last year, alongside a 4.4 per cent growth in cargo volumes. At the same time, London Stansted recorded its busiest ever November as over 1.7 million passengers passed through the terminal during the month, an increase of 2.3 per cent over the same month last year.

All-time record passenger numbers drive profits at MAG Airports

All-time record passenger numbers drive profits at MAG Airports

6 December 2016 Airline News

MAG has reported continued strong growth in EBITDA for the six months to September 30th, recording an increase of 6.6 per cent, £216 million. New route development has been the principal driver, seeing passenger numbers increase to pre-recession levels at Manchester and London Stansted airports. MAG passenger numbers group-wide in the first six months of the financial year were up 7.7 per cent year-on-year to 32 million.

Stansted tantalisingly close to pre-recession passenger numbers

Stansted tantalisingly close to pre-recession passenger numbers

12 October 2016 Airline News

London Stansted’s annual passenger total has topped 24 million for only the second time in the airport’s history as the UK’s fourth busiest airport closes in on its all-time passenger record. The total number of passengers using Stansted in the 12 months ending September reached 24,009,348, up 8.4 per cent on the previous year and just 6,000 short of the record high set in October 2007.