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Old 30th Jan 2022, 00:44
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After recent discussion, I arrived back into STN this evening to find a FR parked at Sat 1.
Due to lower amount of flights recently. Ryanair have been parking the odd few aircraft on stands at SAT1. These are not operating flights from SAT1, this happened a lot during the first lockdown when flights where few are far between:
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Old 3rd Feb 2022, 03:08
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HiSky have deferred (again !) the start date of their route to Baia Mare in Romania to 02 March - it was meant to begin last year, but has been delayed a number of times, each about 14 days before the next start date, which suggests bookings have been disappointing
I would not be surprised if there was a further delay in flights commencing until clocks change on 27 March 2022
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Old 3rd Feb 2022, 19:06
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Flew into STN tonight with Ryanair from Stockholm Arlanda (about 90% full) and surprised at the number of people who were connecting. A queue of people asking what to do in the baggage hall and Ryanair staff instructing them to clear customs and then head back to departures.

I was also very impressed with immigration at STN. Compared to when I last used it about 4 years ago it was very organised and quick. Much better than any of my recent experiences at LHR and the bags were waiting for us on the belt when we got there.

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Old 8th Feb 2022, 10:09
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STN transformation programme progress this year

Hi all,

Does anyone know if, and what work is scheduled with respect to the airport transformation project at STN this year? Granted, Covid has clearly changed a lot of this over the last couple of years or so, but are MAG intending on resuming work now that air travel is picking back up at the airport? Certainly, there are some areas in the departure lounge which were looking pretty tired and/or boarded up, in addition to the satellite areas (with the exception of satellite 1) on my recent visit there.
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Old 8th Feb 2022, 14:17
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Originally Posted by BA318 View Post
Flew into STN tonight with Ryanair from Stockholm Arlanda (about 90% full) and surprised at the number of people who were connecting. A queue of people asking what to do in the baggage hall and Ryanair staff instructing them to clear customs and then head back to departures.

I was also very impressed with immigration at STN. Compared to when I last used it about 4 years ago it was very organised and quick. Much better than any of my recent experiences at LHR and the bags were waiting for us on the belt when we got there.
Interesting to hear your flight was so full. When I departed a couple of weeks back mine was <30%. Lisbon had 70 pax I heard over the mic, Oslo even less than mine at maybe 30 people. Shannon looked by far the busiest but Iíd say only 100-odd. The lounge was very quiet and some shops and bars werenít even open despite it being mid-afternoon. I see it looks like schedules have increased again though this week.

I was also very impressed with immigration although whether that remains the case with more flights carrying more people remains to be seen!




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Old 8th Feb 2022, 19:36
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Originally Posted by AirportPlanner1 View Post
Interesting to hear your flight was so full. When I departed a couple of weeks back mine was <30%. Lisbon had 70 pax I heard over the mic, Oslo even less than mine at maybe 30 people. Shannon looked by far the busiest but Iíd say only 100-odd. The lounge was very quiet and some shops and bars werenít even open despite it being mid-afternoon. I see it looks like schedules have increased again though this week.

I was also very impressed with immigration although whether that remains the case with more flights carrying more people remains to be seen!
The BA flight home was about 80% full in Economy and about 8 people in 8 rows of business. Iíve usually flown BA or SAS between London and Stockholm but now Ryanair have moved to Arlanda I have to say their service was much better.

They offer combined baggage allowance (while BA charged us £65 because one bag was 27kg despite the others being underweight - something Ryanair would have allowed). The crew were friendly (unlike BA) and you can actually fit in a Ryanair toilet unlike the slimline one on the BA A320neo (which was impossible with a two year old -who refused to use the BA toilet once in there because she said it was too dirty!)
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 15:00
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Originally Posted by BA318 View Post
The BA flight home was about 80% full in Economy and about 8 people in 8 rows of business. Iíve usually flown BA or SAS between London and Stockholm but now Ryanair have moved to Arlanda I have to say their service was much better.

They offer combined baggage allowance (while BA charged us £65 because one bag was 27kg despite the others being underweight - something Ryanair would have allowed). The crew were friendly (unlike BA) and you can actually fit in a Ryanair toilet unlike the slimline one on the BA A320neo (which was impossible with a two year old -who refused to use the BA toilet once in there because she said it was too dirty!)
Was you Flight on the Lauda A320 or the Ryanair B738.
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Old 9th Feb 2022, 15:28
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Was you Flight on the Lauda A320 or the Ryanair B738.
Ryanair 738. I noticed the Lauda A320 and the 737Max have all operated the route though.
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Old 11th Feb 2022, 06:49
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Extremely busy start to the weekend over 30,000 passengers departing today, on over 170 departing passengers flights. A very good sign for Stansted and getting back to some normality.
Saw in a news report about the recent jobs fair for the airport. A statement saying Stansted could be at pre-covid levels in the summer.
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Old 12th Feb 2022, 15:06
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Hisky appear to have withdrawn from their route to Baia Mare in Romania. All dates are zero'ed out
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Old 12th Feb 2022, 21:34
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Originally Posted by BA318 View Post
The BA flight home was about 80% full in Economy and about 8 people in 8 rows of business. Iíve usually flown BA or SAS between London and Stockholm but now Ryanair have moved to Arlanda I have to say their service was much better.

They offer combined baggage allowance (while BA charged us £65 because one bag was 27kg despite the others being underweight - something Ryanair would have allowed). The crew were friendly (unlike BA) and you can actually fit in a Ryanair toilet unlike the slimline one on the BA A320neo (which was impossible with a two year old -who refused to use the BA toilet once in there because she said it was too dirty!)
The Ryanair 737-8200 Max aircraft have exactly the same toilet arrangement at the rear as the space-flex on the A320 many European airlines are adopting... 2 very narrow toilets aft of the rear doors, alongside the galley.

Thatís the future sadly.

In the case of the Max, How else do you fit 197 seats in an aircraft built for 189? With the number of Max aircraft Ryanair plan to take delivery of, they will quickly become the mainstay of the fleet.
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Old 15th Feb 2022, 14:01
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FR opening a route to Tangier, 2x weekly from 29 March 2022
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Old 16th Feb 2022, 18:39
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FR opening a route to Tangier, 2x weekly from 29 March 2022
Also Terceira Lajes 1x weekly. Was supposed to have launched in 2020. Will be up against BA who are launching this route from LHR.
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Old 16th Feb 2022, 19:07
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I also heard FlyPOP are planning ticket sales in April for a launch date in July for the first 2 destinations.
Not sure which 2 Routes will be launched first.

Chandigarh.
Hyderabad.
Amritsar.
Ahmedabad.
Kolkata.
Goa.
Kochi.
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Old 23rd Feb 2022, 20:05
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is anyone buying the PLAY Orlando service? (almost 13hrs via KEF)Ö. will need to be very price conscious to see Mickey
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Old 23rd Feb 2022, 21:03
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is anyone buying the PLAY Orlando service? (almost 13hrs via KEF)Ö. will need to be very price conscious to see Mickey
isnít the Icelandair/Play thing usually to try and entice stopovers in Iceland so you wouldnít sit at the airport for 13hrs but stay 1/2 nights and then catch the next flight.
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Old 23rd Feb 2022, 21:46
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13 hour journey to Orlando is pretty standard for indirect, no?
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Old 11th Mar 2022, 13:29
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Stand A13 now out of service. This is for work to be done on the airbridge at this stand. The airbridge will be replaced as a double arm airbridge for easier loading and unloading for wide body aircraft including a A380 which is rumoured what Emirates will bring in here in the winter season.
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Old 12th Mar 2022, 15:57
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Does anyone expect FR to resume flights to Dole-Jura airport in eastern France after the current season ends in late March ?
Weekly route, suspended in Jan+Feb, blamed on Covid. Today's STN-DLE-STN round trip had an average load factor of 20%, with tickets widely available at £8 until a few days before departure
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Old 13th Mar 2022, 09:23
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February Pax

STN – 1,150,746 down 39% on Feb 2019

MAN – 1,135,317 down 37% on Feb 2019

EMA – 110,435 down 49% on Feb 2019


Rolling 12m

STN – 8,813,319 up 126% on 12m ago

MAN – 7,772,748 up 111% on 12m ago

EMA – 992,848 UP 91% ON 12M AGO


February Freight

EMA – 35,285 up 4% on Feb 2021

STN – 18,128 down 12% on Feb 2021

MAN – 4,964 up 19% on Feb 2021

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