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New York Jets touch down at Stansted ahead of NFL match in London

New York Jets touch down at Stansted ahead of NFL match in London

New York Jets touch down at Stansted ahead of NFL match in London

08 October 2021

Jets fly in for Atlanta Falcons clash on chartered Virgin Atlantic A350-1000, the first time Stansted has handled the 242ft aircraft.


Stansted Airport owner and campaigners in dogfight over night flights

Stansted Airport owner and campaigners in dogfight over night flights

Stansted Airport owner and campaigners in dogfight over night flights

07 October 2021

Skirmish fuelled by DfT consultation on restrictions at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted beyond 2024 and on national policy.


Stansted Airport working on plans for its own solar farm

Stansted Airport working on plans for its own solar farm

Stansted Airport working on plans for its own solar farm

06 October 2021

The proposed facility on farmland at Takeley, screened by trees and hedgerows, will connect directly to the airport's private electrical network.


New defeat and extra £60,000 bill for Uttlesford council over airport expansion

New defeat and extra £60,000 bill for Uttlesford council over airport expansion

New defeat and extra £60,000 bill for Uttlesford council over airport expansion

05 October 2021

High Court judge dismisses district council’s bid to overturn passenger growth permission granted by planning inspectors after appeal inquiry.


Stansted Airport boss raps Government for Covid test costs

Stansted Airport boss raps Government for Covid test costs

Stansted Airport boss raps Government for Covid test costs

22 September 2021

Charlie Cornish: "As long as vaccinated travellers have to pay for tests, the recovery of one of the UK's major industries will be held back."


Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

Stansted Airport boss urges Government to scrap traffic light system

15 September 2021

The hub served just over 2.18 million passengers in June to August compared with nearly 8.3 million over the same quarter in 2019.


Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

Campaigners call for ban on Stansted Airport night flights

08 September 2021

The Government is consulting on its plans to continue to allow an average of 37 flights a night – between 11.30pm and 6am – until 2025.


Stansted boss: 'Govt must overhaul traffic light system immediately'

Stansted boss: 'Govt must overhaul traffic light system immediately'

Stansted boss: 'Govt must overhaul traffic light system immediately'

27 August 2021

MAG chief executive Charlie Cornish accuses Government of "squandering the advantage of our world-leading vaccination programme".


Jet2 extends summer season with more green list flights from Stansted

Jet2 extends summer season with more green list flights from Stansted

Jet2 extends summer season with more green list flights from Stansted

26 August 2021

The tour operator has extended its season until the end of October with added capacity to Malta, Madeira and Croatia.


'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

'Excessive restrictions' crippling recovery at Stansted Airport

13 August 2021

Managing director Steve Griffiths raps PCR testing rules as July's passenger total is down 75% on July 2019's.


SAW point: Stansted sees red over criticism of its green credentials

SAW point: Stansted sees red over criticism of its green credentials

SAW point: Stansted sees red over criticism of its green credentials

06 August 2021

Stansted Airport Watch (SAW) has written to the Competition and Markets Authority accusing the airport of exaggerating its environmental record.


Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

Qualified welcome from Stansted Airport for new travel rules

05 August 2021

MAG chief executive Charlie Cornish said: "It is encouraging to finally see decisions that reflect the data."


Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

Stansted Airport boss welcomes vaccination rules for amber countries

03 August 2021

Charlie Cornish: "But the Government's continuing reluctance to be open with the data behind its decisions leaves us in the dark about what to expect"


New budget hotel for Stansted Airport takes off

New budget hotel for Stansted Airport takes off

New budget hotel for Stansted Airport takes off

23 July 2021

AGO Hotels, which operates Ibis Budget, has taken a 25-year lease on the former Travelodge site at Birchanger.


New low-cost airline flypop picks Stansted as UK hub for flights to India

New low-cost airline flypop picks Stansted as UK hub for flights to India

New low-cost airline flypop picks Stansted as UK hub for flights to India

05 July 2021

The British carrier's management has predicted strong, long-term demand for direct flights between the UK and India's key secondary cities.


Stansted Airport ramps up Covid-19 test facilities for passengers

Stansted Airport ramps up Covid-19 test facilities for passengers

Stansted Airport ramps up Covid-19 test facilities for passengers

30 June 2021

Stansted will have two walk-through centres and two drive-through facilities.


International travel: Stansted boss says 'vague promises are not good enough'

International travel: Stansted boss says 'vague promises are not good enough'

International travel: Stansted boss says 'vague promises are not good enough'

25 June 2021

MAG chief executive Charlie Cornish hits out after Transport Secretary adds 16 countries or territories to travel green list.


Flights to green list destination Iceland take off from Stansted

Flights to green list destination Iceland take off from Stansted

Flights to green list destination Iceland take off from Stansted

25 June 2021

New airline PLAY launched its first flight to Reykjavik using a brand-new 192-seat Airbus A321neo.


Jet Zero: Stansted boss confirms commitment to carbon net-zero target

Jet Zero: Stansted boss confirms commitment to carbon net-zero target

Jet Zero: Stansted boss confirms commitment to carbon net-zero target

23 June 2021

UK aviation industry targeting at least an overall 15% reduction in net emissions relative to 2019 by 2030 and a 40% net reduction by 2040.


Stansted Airport staff protest over Government handling of travel

Stansted Airport staff protest over Government handling of travel

Stansted Airport staff protest over Government handling of travel

23 June 2021

On Wednesday, 71 aircraft are departing from Stansted compared with 272 on this day two years ago.


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