Business

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Businesses have been given one last chance to submit their entries to the inaugural Uttlesford Business Awards.

Passenger numbers at Stansted Airport fell slightly during March, with this year’s later Easter holiday skewing the year-on-year comparison.

The owner of the world’s largest aircraft has set up an office at Stansted Airport as part of a plan to increase flights of its supersized transporters to British airports, and worldwide.

Leisure airline Jet2.com and its package tour sister company Jet2holidays have celebrated the launch of their first flights from Stansted Airport.

Representatives from businesses across the district put their heads together at a networking event put on as part of the Archant run-Uttlesford Business Awards.

Ryanair has announced two more two routes as part of its extended winter schedule at Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by welcoming its latest intake of new trainees.

There is not long left until the Uttlesford Business Awards – while a networking event takes place later this month.

Passenger numbers at Stansted Airport dipped slightly last month compared with February 2016 – but the decline has been attributed to last year’s extra leap year day.

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Rural businesses are invited to take part in a free event in March hosted by the chairman of Braintree District Council.

Budget airline Ryanair has added another new route from Stansted airport as part of its winter schedule, bringing the number announced in the last couple of weeks to four.

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest-ever London winter schedule, including additional destinations and flights from Stansted Airport.

British Airways is launching a new year-round service between Stansted Airport and Milan.

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Stansted Airport has followed a record-breaking year in 2016 by reporting its busiest-ever January.

British Airways is to launch three new destinations and increase frequency on two existing routes from Stansted Airport this summer.

Stansted Airport received an early Christmas present this week with the news that German carrier, Eurowings, will begin flights to Munich next summer.

Winter sports fans will have a direct gateway to some of Europe’s top ski and snow resorts from Stansted with the launch tomorrow of British Airways flights to the French Alpine city of Chambery.

Stansted Airport has today unveiled plans for a new £130m arrivals building in the last phase of investment by owner MAG to support growth and improve passenger facilities.

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Businesses shared their aspirations for Uttlesford at a breakfast networking meeting.

Leisure airline Jet2.com has today (Tuesday, November 15) announced a major recruitment drive for cabin crew at Stansted Airport ahead of its flights and holidays launch in Spring next year.

Stansted Airport says it is examining “all options” for increasing capacity, and could seek to expand beyond its current authorised limit of 35m passengers a year.

Stansted Airport will play a major role in boosting UK airport capacity now a third Heathrow runway has been given the go-ahead, bosses have said.

Residents in parts of Uttlesford have been left angered by changes to Stansted Airport’s flight path which has resulted in a vast increase of planes passing over their heads during the day.

Around 750,000 more passengers are expected to fly out of Stansted Airport next year after a package holiday airline officially launched its first UK base in the south of England.

A Dunmow High Street bank is set to close later this year and the town’s Post Office could also shut under new plans.

Stansted Airport has been recognised for its commitment to community projects in the area with a prestigious national award.

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