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Old 19th Jan 2013, 13:24
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G-APDK The growth at MAN has partially been though the area being a designated as an Enterprise Zone and the investment benefits that come with it must help. Stansted has no such EZ designation.

Not quite true that is it, the Enterprise Zone is a recent event and the Airport City which it comprises has only just gone through planning phase.
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 13:27
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Majority local authority ownership; a 35% private capital investment. That's four UK airports for MAG now - is it time for the Competitions Commission to act...?

And if I am correct Heathrow, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton is also four, so as the competition commission are happy with that number one would anticipate they would have no problem with the same number under MAG?
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Old 19th Jan 2013, 13:43
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G-APDK The growth at MAN has partially been though the area being a designated as an Enterprise Zone and the investment benefits that come with it must help. Stansted has no such EZ designation.

Not quite true that is it, the Enterprise Zone is a recent event and the Airport City which it comprises has only just gone through planning phase.
I can see an enterprise zone developing there given the right amount of political arm twisting.

Getting BAA out of it is a great way forward and if Gatwick is anything to judge by then it will only get better.
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 09:41
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Of course the competition commision have no problem with MAG buying STN.

MAG has had 4 Airports for years - MAN, EMA, BOH, HUY. Recently MAG sold HUY to Eastern Airways in order to partially fund the STN bid.

But look what MAG now has.

MAN serving the north
EMA serving the Midlands
STN serving the South East
BOH serving the South West



Also to the poster that thinks EMA is all about the freight you can think again - every year the runway get closed 4 times for maintenance (though they're doing 8 is FY12/13) and they are always on nights. 2 weekends of nights in November and this year another 2 weekends of nights in March for runway maintenance and improvements.

There's only 1 operation affected by that and its not the Pax... It hits UPS, TNT, RM and DHL (i.e. all the freight operators) and doesnt touch the Pax operation. Closes after the last Pax lands, opens for the first pax to depart.

MAG is also pumping 14 million into terminal refurbishments at EMA but if they wanted to focus on Freight operations they could have easially pumped that into pouring a new ramp that UPS want and still have change.

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Old 21st Jan 2013, 09:45
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MAG should buy Prestwick. Then they have Scotland as well
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 09:46
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Funnily enough at a meeting recently that was asked - "is MAG looking at scotland?"

The answer was surprising but I wont be saying what it was

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Old 21st Jan 2013, 10:17
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I was actually just kidding but I suppose if they could buy Prestwick for virtually nothing, they could just give it a lick of paint here and there and give it a shot, but I would be very surprised since they've just purchased Stansted.
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Old 21st Jan 2013, 11:15
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It was raised as a joke in the meeting too.

Though PIK wasnt mentioned it was just a generic non-serious question regarding scottish business. Though as I say, the response that came back was a serious one which took us by surprise which was based on not getting STN, or becoming long term aspirations if MAG did

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Old 2nd Feb 2013, 09:37
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A couple more charters which will be back at Stansted this year:


Onur Air to Antalya onwards to Ercan (operates Sundays from March 31)

BH Air to Bourgas (operates Thursdays from August 8)
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Old 11th Feb 2013, 19:26
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Now that Stansted is operating at roughly 70 per cent of its peak-time passenher throughput of 24m, has this any effect on the usage of the terminals? Are parts of the infrastructure unused or is 17m still enough passengers to keep the whole terminal and all satellites busy?

Pardon my ignorance, but I have not transited through STN for a while.
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 11:56
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A few new routes at Stanchester Airport

From this week nine new routes appearing. Both easyJet and Ryanair, are adding services to North Africa, Eastern Europe and other destinations in Greece, Germany and France.
On Friday easyJet will begin services to Marrakech in Morocco; followed by Sofia in Bulgaria on Saturday and finally Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt on Sunday.
Then later in March and April Ryanair are adding services to Tallinn in Estonia; Kefalonia in Greece; Nuremburg in Germany; Strasbourg and Dole in France; and finally Ostrava in the Czech Republic will commence in June.
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 16:16
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Glad to see new routes from Stansted but I think the easyJet services are being operated by reducing the number of frequencies on some existing routes so no overall pax change.
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 16:35
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And hopefully a few more to come in the coming months and years.
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 18:13
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Cargolux

Cargo Boost for STN

Are these the previous Manston operated flights?
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 22:35
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No. CLX flights at Manston are 3 per week from Nairobi and 1 per week from Accra.
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 02:35
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Why split cargo ops over two London ish area airports ? Surely it would be cost effective to have everything at one airport ?
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Old 18th Feb 2013, 18:24
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a rumour has being started and its that EK or EY plan a STN service...
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Old 18th Feb 2013, 19:12
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Where did you hear that rumour?

I do think that STN could sustain a small amount of long haul traffic. EK to DXB would be a good one and I can actually see something like UA to EWR working at STN as well.

It would be really good to see Emirates at Stansted, mainly as I'd love to see a direct link to Dubai. PIA tried it in the past but but I think the branding was the issue there. Plus, EK would do well for themselves to serve LHR, LGW and STN.

I have to say though, I'd still be suprised even if it did happen, but fingers crossed...
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Old 18th Feb 2013, 19:24
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Where did you hear that rumour?
on airliners.net .... so it must be true

Rumour: EY Or EK To STN? Civil Aviation Forum | Airliners.net

its not going to happen .... UNLESS its the B777F that operates to LHR on Saturdays that maybe cant get a slot into LHR for the summer
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Old 18th Feb 2013, 20:30
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I believe it's planned in addition to the Saturday Skycargo service at LHR.
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