London Stansted Airport has confirmed it busiest ever calendar year, despite a dip in numbers during December following the cancellation of hundreds of flights by its biggest operator, Ryanair.
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.
A new transatlantic route is set to be launched from Stansted Airport next June.
Work is set to begin at Stansted Airport after councillors approved plans for a new £11million technical skills college at the site this week.
Work to build a new junction on the M11 near Stansted Airport will begin this winter.
The first scheduled service between Stansted Airport and the United States for nine years is to be launched next April.