New Routes & Airline News at London Stansted Airport
Emirates to launch London Stansted service from June 2018
Emirates has announced that it is to launch a new daily route from London Stansted Airport to Dubai on the 8th June 2018.
The daily route will be operated by the airline’s new three-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft offering customers 6 seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 306 in Economy Class. The aircraft is fitted with its game changing, fully enclosed private suites in First Class, as well as refreshed Business and Economy Class cabins.
Flight EK33 will depart Dubai at 09:30hrs and will arrive in London Stansted at 14:10hrs. On its return, flight EK34 will depart London Stansted at 21:10hrs and arrive in Dubai at 07:05 the following day.
Primera Air to launch direct London Stansted to USA flights in 2018
Primera Air is to open a new base at London Stansted Airport and start direct flights to New York, Boston and Toronto. From April 2018, the airline will offer daily services to New York’s Newark Airport and from May 2018 four weekly flights to Boston Logan Airport and three weekly flights to Toronto.
WOW air to launch new service to Iceland and connecting USA destinations, including JFK
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 – including New York, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco and Los Angeles – from its Icelandic hub.
Daily flights from London Stansted to Keflavik International Airport will begin at the end of April 2018, with fares to Iceland starting from £29.99 one way and fares for New York via Reykjavik from £125.99 one way.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays announce expanded winter programme from London Stansted
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced their winter flights and holidays programme from London Stansted Airport for next year, with over 450,000 seats on sale to 18 winter sun, city and ski destinations for Winter 18/19 – including three new winter routes to Antalya, Larnaca and Nice.
Air Corsica to launch first UK flights at London Stansted from 2018
Air Corsica is to launch its first ever UK service when it begins flying from London Stansted Airport in summer 2018. The flights to Corsica, which begin on May 3rd (to November 4th), will operate up to nine times a week and serve three of the island’s airports – Bastia, Ajacio and Figari.
Fares start from £49 each way, which includes a free hold bag of up to 23kg and a free cabin bag of up to 12kg plus complimentary on-board snacks and drinks. Free seat allocation is also provided.
On November 2, 2017 Greek carrier Air Mediterranean will commence its first UK scheduled service, from London Stansted Airport to Athens. The service will operate up to four times a week using the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.
Fares start from £135 return to the Greek capital and include allocated seating, a 23kg baggage allowance and complimentary inflight meals.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays expand Summer 2018 programme
Jet2.com will be increasing capacity at London Stansted Airport by 33% for Summer 2018 - adding 8 brand new summer sun destinations making it a total of 33. The new destinations are: Halkidiki, Bodrum, Costa de Almeria, Kefalonia, Malta, Naples, Nice and Verona.
Ryanair to launch 9 new routes from London Stansted for summer 2017
Copenhagen - operating three times daily from April Naples - operating once daily from July Beziers - operating three times weekly from July Cagliari - operating three times weekly from April Clermont - operating twice weekly from July Grenoble - operating three times weekly from July Nice - operating once daily from July Nimes - operating four times weekly from April Strasbourg - operating twice weekly from July
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays land at London Stansted Airport
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays land at London Stansted Airport Leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist will open their ninth UK base and first in the south of England in spring 2017. A total of 27 fantastic European leisure destinations, including exclusive route to Madeira, are now on sale!
The first flights take off on Thursday 30th March 2017 to Alicante, Faro, Majorca and Lanzarote.
Alicante - operating daily Antalya - operating twice weekly Corfu - operating twice weekly Crete - operating four times a week Dalaman - operating twice weekly Dubrovnik - operating three times a week Faro (Algarve) - operating daily Fuerteventura - operating three times a week Geneva - operating five times a week Girona - operating twice weekly Gran Canaria - operating three times a week Ibiza - operating daily Kos - operating twice weekly Lanzarote - operating four times a week Larnaca (Cyprus) - operating three times a week Madeira - Exclusive to Jet2.com operating twice weekly Majorca - operating daily Malaga - operating daily Menorca - operating four times a week Paphos (Cyprus) - operating twice weekly Pula - operating twice weekly Reus - operating four times a week Rhodes - operating three times a week Salzburg - operating three times a week Split - operating twice weekly Tenerife - operating six times a week Zante - operating four times a week
Ryanair adds six new routes to their winter programme 2016:
Timisoara – daily flights from 1st September 2016; Luxemburg – daily flights from 30th October 2016; Hamburg – 2x daily flights from 1st November 2016; Toulouse – daily flights from 1st November 2016; Agadir – 2x weekly flights from 1st November 2016 and Olsztyn Mazury – 3x weekly flights from 1st November 2016.