Stansted Flights

stansted flights


Stansted Airport is a key UK departure point for package holidays and has a very high volume of budget flights with low-cost airlines Ryanair and EasyJet. The airport is Ryanair’s largest base. They operate over 100 routes from Stansted. The summer season sees a big increase in flights, with tour operators like Thomas Cook operating routes to beach holiday destinations. Companies like Thomson figure prominently among the operators flying from Stansted as the airport is a major UK departure point for chartered holiday flights. Currently there are 14 airlines in residence, offering a very wide choice of routes to European cities and a number of domestic UK airports. A much smaller number of routes serve destinations in Egypt and North Africa. Flights head for over 150 destinations in 32 countries.

The top flight operators from Stansted are :

•Thomson Airways
•Thomas Cook Airways

Top international destinations:

• Dublin
• Alicante
• Malaga
• Rome

Top domestic destinations:

• Glasgow
• Edinburgh
• Belfast

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Stansted Airport is the UK’s 4th busiest airport, handling over 17 million passengers a year. The present terminal was opened in 1991 and is now owned and run by Manchester Airports Group.


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