Business

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

London Stansted has completed a record-breaking summer season by reporting its busiest-ever October.

Now that Bonfire Night is out of the way, our thoughts can really turn to the true meaning of Christmas: shopping. But first a huge thank you to everybody at Saffron Walden Round Table for organising and hosting such a brilliant event.

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air will be offering a connection to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) when it begins flights from London Stansted next year.

Campaigners opposed to an increase in the cap on passengers numbers at Stansted claim that new Government forecasts for growth in air travel undermine the case for expansion put forward by the airport’s owner.

Air Corsica is to launch its first ever UK service, flying out of Stansted from the summer of 2018.

Ryanair remains on track to land record annual profits, despite facing lower passenger growth and costs of up to 100m euros (£88million) following its flight cancellation fiasco.

The return of the Uttlesford Business Awards is a great opportunity to showcase excellence – according to the headline sponsor.

A new transatlantic route is set to be launched from Stansted Airport next June.

Stansted Airport Chambers of Commerce is hosting a social media workshop in November.

After the success of last year’s inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards, Archant is delighted to announce the return of the awards for 2018.

Stansted Airport has scaled-back its expansion plans with a pledge to achieve is growth ambitions without seeking any increase in the number of flights it is allowed to handle.

For the past four years, Ken O’Toole has been chief executive at Manchester Airport, currently the biggest operation within the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) in terms of passenger numbers.

Stansted Airport has broken another record after seeing its busiest-ever September, with more than 2.45m passengers passing through its terminal last month.

The branch manager of Waitrose, Saffron Walden, says the store is “incredibly proud” to have won at this year’s inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.

Ryanair is to cancel an extra 18,000 flights in a move that will hit 400,000 customers as the fallout from the airline’s mismanagement of pilot leave intensifies.

A partner for a chartered financial firm in Stansted says the company was “a little surprised” to win big at the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards this summer.

Since the Horse And Carriage trial and Music in the Square at the end of July we’ve been talking to lots of local business owners about how they think the town works for them.

A budget airline which operates from airports including Stansted in Essex is to cancel up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks, to improve its record on punctuality.

More than 2.7m passengers passed through Stansted Airport last month, completing its busiest ever peak summer season.

A family coach company running for three generations – and approaching its 100th anniversary – scooped the Business in the Community award at the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.

Ultra-low-cost Icelandic airline WOW air is to launch a new service between London Stansted and Reykjavik that will open up a range of onward connections to popular North American destinations from its Icelandic hub.

A leisure airline is set to create more than 170 new jobs at Stansted Airport.

An ice cream firm in Saffron Walden is celebrating after scooping three prizes at a prestigious awards ceremony.

An apprentice who turned a fight against flab into his new career scooped Apprentice of the Year at the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.

Stansted has reported its busiest ever month with more than 2.58m passengers passing through the airport during July.

Work is set to begin at Stansted Airport after councillors approved plans for a new £11million technical skills college at the site this week.

Stansted Airport and Ryanair have welcomed a ruling which requires a series of improvements at air traffic control organisation NATS.

Business leaders in Essex have welcomed Government proposals to make best use of existing airport runway capacity across the UK.

Fresh calls have been made to encourage Saffron Walden town centre business owners to join forces and improve the area.

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