Tunisair has launched new flights between Tunis and London Stansted. The largest airline in the country will operate twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays using an Airbus A319 aircraft.
Passengers flying from London Stansted this summer will be able to enjoy a range of new bars, restaurants and retail outlets thanks to a refurbishment of the departure lounge.
London Stansted is expected to have its busiest weekend of the year so far as thousands of Brits head to Europe to enjoy the half-term break.
London Stansted has added a host of new destinations to its departure boards this winter, including three routes to Scandinavia. Stockholm and Sweden are among the destinations added.
flypop has confirmed that Stansted will be its first UK airport base. The owners of the carrier argued there is strong long-term demand for direct flights between the UK and key ‘secondary cities’ of India.
Twice a week flights between London Stansted and Batumi International Airport in Georgia, via Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, will commence on May 7th.
The operator - which runs Manchester and Stansted airports - said some PCR testing could be avoided if governments worked together on sequencing and sharing data on variants.
The modern Stansted was created by the development of a new £400 million terminal in 1991 that transformed the original airfield that began life as a World War II USAAF base.
The company – which owns Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands airports – saw passenger numbers across its operations fall 89 per cent during the six months to September 30th.
The operator will offer a full range of tests – RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, rapid antigen and antibody - to all passengers using Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands airports.
Manchester Airports Group has confirmed as many as 900 jobs could go across its UK airports as travel continues to slump in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
An increasing reliance on e-commerce during the pandemic, coupled with a reduction in passenger flights, has driven significant growth in air cargo at the Manchester Airports Group.