Criticism from Visit East of England and Essex Chambers of Commerce echoed by bosses of Britain and Ireland’s biggest union, Unite.
Stop Stansted Expansion says an appeal would mean a lengthy public inquiry and continued uncertainty for the local community for at least a year.
News of the service comes less than three months after Air India launched direct flights from Stansted to Amritsar, the only ones from London.
SSE says Uttlesford planning committee should await decision of airport protestors' High Court challenge and new Aviation White Paper.
Manchester Airports Group's £35m deal with council for consent to increase passenger numbers from current maximum of 35 million a year to 43m.
Two special sessions for people to speak at will be held ahead of a planning meeting to decide an application to raise the maximum passenger numbers.
Stansted's environment manager Martin Churley collected the honour at a special event held at the Houses of Parliament.
The workers donated more than 50 boxes of gifts for the children's ward, neonatal intensive care unit and care of the elderly ward.
If successful, the new product could replace the 11 million plastic bags currently handed out in the terminal every year.
The painting project at the Stortford Mencap centre was part of a programme by 100 airport workers to spread Christmas cheer in the community.
The Ural Airlines service using an Airbus A320, with 160 business and economy seats, will connect to the Russian capital four times a week.
We asked our election hopefuls what they would do to improve train services and the M11, and if they would let Stansted make full use of its runway.
Just after 9.45pm last night, Air Force One landed on Stansted's northside, which is home to a number of private jet centres.
The President of the United States of America is coming to the UK for the summit in Watford on Wednesday (December 4).