Passengers travelling through Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands will now be asked to cover their faces and wear gloves. The airports are the first in the UK to ask their passengers to wear face coverings.
A ten-by-seven metre logo now adorns one of the airport’s main taxiways adjacent to the runway and was the brainchild of Ross Barker from the airfield operations team.
London Stansted has released drone footage showing how it is finding parking spaces for almost 100 aircraft which have been grounded following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The second Air India long-haul route from London Stansted took to the skies earlier with the launch of a new three-times a week service to Mumbai. The city is considered the financial and entertainment capital of India.
EL AL Israel Airlines is to return to London Stansted when the carrier launches a new five-times a week service to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport.
The trade and tourism industries across the east of England are set to receive a major boost next month as Air India launches a new flight from Stansted. The national carrier will fly direct to Mumbai for the first time.
The airline will connect passengers from across London and the east of England to the Russian capital’s Domodedovo airport four-times a week using an A320 aircraft.
More than 1.2 million passengers are expected to travel to and from one of London Stansted’s 200 destinations over the Christmas and New Year period.
As London Stansted marks two years since the start of its multi-million-pound transformation project, one of its most complex and important projects is progressing at pace behind the scenes.
The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted will take off later this month with the launch of Air India’s three-times a week service to Amritsar in the north west of the country.
MAG, the owner of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports, has this month seen a 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers.