Good news seems to be continuing at Stansted Airport as it has been reported that last month was the busiest March on record with over 1.89m passengers venturing through the terminal, while the overall annual travellers has also risen to 23m for the first time since July 2008. The peak in March also helped contribute to its busiest ever winter season with over 8.66m passengers walking through the airport’s doors over the 5 month period finishing in March 2016. This beat the previous season high set in winter 2006/07.
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Stansted Airport has a lot to offer in preparation for the busy summer ahead; pub operator JD Wetherspoon opened their £2.7m bar in the revamped terminal in March, and a lot more is coming up.
Starbucks at Stansted Airport has become the first location in the UK for the new "Starbucks Evening" initiative.
Britain’s largest low-cost airport, London Stansted, is set to open its first premium lounge in 2014. The airport has recently been acquired by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and the plans come as part of a move to attract long-haul flights to Stansted.
Low cost carrier Ryanair has been in the news a lot recently: profit warnings, promises to improve their image and customer service, a redesigned website and a simpler online booking system have all hit the headlines.
May bank holiday weekend saw intolerably long queues at Stansted for disgruntled passengers arriving back into the UK. Despite the escalating issue and lack of staff, BAA is insisting they will not cut corners.
Bus services connecting Stansted Airport to Colchester, Braintree, and Bishop’s Stortford will be “further boosted” on July 3 2011, according to the Essex hub’s website. The affected routes are operated by transport company Tellings Golden Miller (TGM).
Stansted has been crowned the best low-cost hub in the world in Copenhagen!
The Essex airport was nominated top of its category at the 2011 World Airport Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark, shrugging off competition from Brussels Charleroi Airport in Belgium, and London Luton Airport in the UK.
Blue and yellow airline, Ryanair, will begin flying from Stansted Airport to Rhodes in the Aegean Sea from April 2011. The route is part of a Europe-wide expansion of services into the Greek market, which will see flights to Thessaloniki, Kos, or Rhodes added at 11 continental airports and 2 UK hubs.