Tag: London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport selects Samotics to increase reliability of critical baggage systems

Samotics, a leading provider of real-time actionable insights to eliminate industrial energy waste and unplanned downtime, has been selected by London Stansted Airport to help reduce airport delays for its 27+ million annual travelers by improving the reliability of critical baggage handling equipme...

ChangeGroup signs deal to operate foreign exchange services at London Stansted Airport & East Midlands Airport

ChangeGroup, a leading provider of foreign currency and financial services around the world, has secured a deal to offer a range of currency exchange services at London Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport, in partnership with Manchester Airports Group (MAG). This partnership extends Change...

SSP and Bottega join forces to open new Prosecco Bar at London Stansted Airport

SSP and Bottega join forces to open new Prosecco Bar at London Stansted Airport

A new Bottega Prosecco Bar & Caffé opened in the departure lounge of London Stansted Airport earlier this month. The new bar will be operated by SSP UK, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations. The premium wine bar format, created by Bottega in 2014, will offer...

London Stansted’s eye-catching NHS tribute lights up control tower

Stunning visuals lit up the 63 metre NATS Air Traffic Control tower at London Stansted last night (May 21) in appreciation to the NHS and key workers. The giant projection was captured on camera by a drone as the nation took to their doorsteps once again to ‘clap for carers’. The dazzlin...

Birds eye view of Stansted shows a different picture during COVID-19 outbreak

Birds eye view of Stansted shows a different picture during COVID-19 outbreak

London Stansted has released unique drone footage showing how it is managing the challenge of finding parking spaces for almost 100 aircraft which have been grounded following the Covid-19 pandemic. The reduced operation at what is usually the UK’s fourth busiest airport meant an Essex Police ...

London Stansted trains 1,000 staff as Dementia Friends

A major milestone has been reached at London Stansted to help staff better support passengers and their families affected by dementia. More than 1,000 Stansted Airport staff have become Dementia Friends and completed awareness training so they can help passengers with hidden disabilities when th...

Air India to Mumbai takes off at London Stansted

Air India’s second long-haul route from London Stansted took to the skies this week with the launch of its new three-times a week service to Mumbai, the financial and entertainment capital of India. The new Mumbai service, the first ever direct link to India’s largest city from London Stanst...

EL AL returns to London Stansted to boost route network

EL AL Israel Airlines is to return to London Stansted when the carrier launches a new five-times a week service to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport. The airline, which last operated scheduled services from London Stansted in 2009, begins flights on 28 June and will initially operate unt...

Stansted Airport outlines £35 million investment in local infrastructure

Stansted Airport outlines £35 million investment in local infrastructure

London Stansted Airport has outlined its plans to invest £35 million over the next eight years to help ensure that Uttlesford remains one of the best places in the UK to live, work and do business. On 24 January Uttlesford District Council’s Planning Committee will meet to consider the detail...

London Stansted lands top environmental award for second year running

London Stansted lands top environmental award for second year running

London Stansted’s first ever Biodiversity Week in March this year, which saw the airport hand out 3,000 silver birch trees to staff, has won gold at the prestigious Green Apple Awards for environmental best practice. It’s the second year running the airport has picked up the top prize at the...

OmniServ trials innovative mobility aid at London Stansted Airport

OmniServ trials innovative mobility aid at London Stansted Airport

Airline and airport assistance service provider OmniServ is partnering with London Stansted airport to trial a new mobility solution, the Wheellator, which combines the benefits of a wheeled walking frame and a light-weight wheelchair. Passengers with low to medium level mobility issues can use ...

Blue Handling creation at London Stansted already paying off for Ryanair

Blue Handling creation at London Stansted already paying off for Ryanair

Ryanair and Omniserv say Blue Handling – the new ground handling provider established at London Stansted Airport in February - has already delivered a 90 per cent improvement on performance and satisfaction levels compared with a year ago. Blue Handling is responsible for the Irish low-cost ca...

JetBlue could fly to multiple London airports when it starts transatlantic routes

JetBlue could fly to multiple London airports when it starts transatlantic routes

JetBlue Airways is not ruling out flying from multiple London airports when it launches its first transatlantic routes in 2021. Speaking to Bloomberg TV's Guy Johnson at the World Aviation Festival in London today, the airline's president and chief operating officer, Joanna Geraghty, said JetBl...

London Stansted easyJet check-in strike on Thursday suspended

London Stansted easyJet check-in strike on Thursday suspended

A planned 24-hour strike by check-in staff due on Thursday (25 July) at London Stansted Airport that would have affected thousands of easyJet passengers has been suspended, while staff vote on an improved pay offer. The trade union Unite, said yesterday (22 July) it held positive talks with Stob...

Jet2.com gives woman lifetime ban and bills her £85,000 over diverted flight

Jet2.com gives woman lifetime ban and bills her £85,000 over diverted flight

Low-cost leisure carrier Jet2.com said it has issued a lifetime ban to an allegedly disruptive passenger Chloe Haines and billed her more than £85,000 after one of its flights was diverted. The airline said her “extremely disruptive behaviour” led to a flight on 22 June from London Stansted...

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