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.
Stansted Airport has broken another record after seeing its busiest-ever September, with more than 2.45m passengers passing through its terminal last month.
Stansted Airport says it is continuing to monitor the security situation closely following the increase of the national threat status to critical.
A man has been arrested by counter-terror police at Stansted Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism.
Stansted has reported its busiest-ever April, with more than 2.1m passengers using the airport last month.
Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport.