MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw passenger numbers grow by four per cent in April. The news comes as the airports prepare to enter their busy summer season.
easyJet has launched its first flight from London Stansted to Paris Charles de Gaulle, which will operate throughout the summer. It is hoped the new route will carry over 31,000 passengers this summer.
Emirates has announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai International to London Stansted, starting July 1st. The additional flight means that Emirates customers will now have 11 daily flight options to and from three London airports.
The move comes after the carrier was selected as the new operator for the public service obligation for the route following the collapse of bmi Regional.
Some 5.9 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in January, an increase of 2.1 per cent on the figure recorded last year. At the same time, MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw all its airports grow in January as it posted 6.8 per cent year on year growth.
London Stansted has released a video highlighting some of the key headlines and events from 2018 – the busiest ever year in the airport’s history.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, finished the year on a high as December saw each airport welcome more passengers than they did in the equivalent month last year.
Work on the 39,000 square metre terminal is due to start in the spring and is scheduled for completion in autumn 2020. The terminal is the flagship project in the airport’s £600 million transformation which will support its future growth and pioneer the next generation of travel at London Stansted.
The new schedule from London Stansted will see daily flights to Keflavik depart at 11:20, allowing passengers to make onward connections to the US and Canada.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw continuing growth in November as new long-haul routes saw its airports serve 7.7 per cent more passengers than in the same month last year.
London Stansted’s planning application to increase the number of passengers it is permitted to serve to 43 million a year has been approved by Uttlesford District Council.