Stansted Airport News
Air India to take off for Amritsar from London Stansted
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.
Manchester Airport reaches new passenger milestone
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.
Profits up at Manchester Airports Group despite Brexit fears
Manchester Airports Group has reported adjusted EBITDA of £380 million for the year to March 31st, up 5.9 per cent on the previous year. The increased was supported by a significant programme of investment in new facilities and infrastructure at Manchester and London Stansted, the group said in a statement.
MAG calls for government focus on north of England as passenger numbers rise
MAG saw passenger numbers grow by 3.3 per cent in May as the group’s airports entered the start of a summer season which is predicted to see continued growth. The company is the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports.
Air Force One touches down at London Stansted
London Stansted Airport has once again welcomed Air Force One, as United States president Donald Trump arrived at the start of his state visit to the UK. Touching down shortly before 09:00, the president and first lady were welcomed by the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, who was joined by the chief operating officer of London Stansted, Steve Griffiths.
MAG records strong passenger growth at UK airports
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 takes off for Paris Charles de Gaulle from Stansted
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 goes double daily on Stansted connection
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.
Stansted chief calls for improved rails links to London
The chief executive of London Stansted, Ken O’Toole, has called on local businesses, community leaders and regional organisations to make their voices heard and press government for upgrades to the rail links to the airport.
Loganair launches London Stansted-Derry route
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.
Strong start to 2019 for UK airports
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 takes a look at 2018 highlights
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.