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Stansted to appeal passenger increase refusal

London Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS) has confirmed that it will appeal the decision by Uttlesford District Council’s Planning Committee to refuse the airport’s application to increase the current cap on passenger numbers from 35 to 43 million a year. The airport says that the decision to refuse was “flawed” and came [read more]

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Council rejects Stansted Expansion

Uttlesford District Council has voted to reject expansion plans for London Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS) despite planning officers recommending approval of the project. The plans would have included improvements to the airport layout and infrastructure to allow the airport to handle 43 million passengers per year, an increase from the current [read more]

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Air India to launch Amritsar flights to London Stansted

Air India (AI/AIC) have announced that they are starting direct flights from Amritsar (ATQ/VIAR) to London Stansted (STN/EGSS) from November 2019. Announcing the decision, Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the decision was ‘dedicated to mark the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak.’ Mr Puri said the three-times per week [read more]

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Manchester Airport Group raises £350m in capital

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has announced that it has raised £350m in capital through the release of 25 year bond on the UK Capital Markets. The group, which owns Manchester (MAN/EGCC), London Stansted (STN/EGSS) and East Midlands (EMA/EGNX) airports, revealed that the bond was 4 times over subscribed showing interest [read more]