London Southend Airport boosts passenger choice with three new routes to the Mediterranean (20/2/18)
London Southend Airport has today launched three new Mediterranean routes – Malta, Sardinia, and Sicily – providing even more choice for passengers this summer.
From May 4, Air Malta will be operating three direct flights a week to the beautiful island of Malta, of which Valletta is the 2018 European Capital of Culture. The airline will also be putting on direct flights two times a week to Catania, Sicily, and twice a week to Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia. Air Malta is the latest airline to choose London’s best ranked airport for customer service. Flybe, operated by Stobart Air, and easyJet, already cover 34 popular domestic and European destinations including Amsterdam, Groningen, Prague, Budapest, Cologne, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Ibiza.
Tickets are on sale now at www.airmalta.com, with prices starting from £35 to the three new destinations.
London Southend becomes first UK airport to open a purpose built, centralised de-
London Southend has become the first airport in Britain to deliver a purpose built aircraft de-
Now instead of de-
London Southend Airport reaches one million passengers (17.1.18)
25% increase in passengers helps capital’s ‘Best Airport’ reach milestone
One million passengers travelled through London Southend in 2017, a record for the airport following huge growth over the past 12 months.
London Southend saw passenger numbers jump 25% year on year, with 1,095,914 people using the airport between January and December 2017.
Key reasons for the airport’s boost in popularity include an increasing awareness of the quick and hassle-
Add to this options of more than 30 domestic and European leisure and business destinations – some familiar, others new and exciting -
Most popular destinations in 2017 included Rennes (France) and Amsterdam. Top predictions for summer 2018 include Croatia (with London Southend offering routes to Dubrovnik, Zadar and Pula), Czech Republic capital Prague and Malta.
Glyn Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Stobart Aviation, owners of London Southend Airport says: “Reaching over one million passengers is an important moment for us. 2017 saw us make important additions to the retail offering in the terminal as well as adding a significant number of new routes – with more still to come – some providing a time and cost-
2017 News Items
easyJet launches four new services (12/12/17)
36,000 seats on sale to the new routes from today
easyJet, the UK’s leading airline, has today announced it will operate four new routes to Bordeaux, Prague, and Dubrovnik and Pula in Croatia from London Southend Airport in 2018.
Bordeaux will start on 25th July 2018 and operates three times a week.
Prague starts on 27 July 2018 and will be twice weekly.
The two Croatian summer favorites Dubrovnik (starts 28 July 2018) and Pula (starts 27 July 2018) will also operate twice weekly.
Tickets are on sale now at www.easyjet.com.
Southend to Dublin to USA (24/10/17)
Connecting flights with Aer Lingus to include New York, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami
London Southend passengers can take advantage of US pre-
Service will save passengers up to two hours on arrival in US
Ireland is the only country in Europe to offer pre-
London Southend Airport to Dublin service will operate up to three flights per day, starting 29 October 2017
London Southend to JFK New York from £199
London Southend to Newark, New Jersey from £199
London Southend to Boston from £199
London Southend to Hartford from £239
London Southend to Chicago from £199
London Southend to Orlando from £209
London Southend to San Francisco from £239
London Southend to Los Angeles from £229
London Southend to Washington from £199
London Southend to Toronto from £199
All fares listed are each-
New route to Belgium’s biggest port, Antwerp (18/10/17)
London Southend Airport, has announced a new route to Antwerp, Belgium and a massive 80% increase in the number of flights for its summer 2018 schedule. The new Antwerp service, on a 70-
London Southend Airport has also published its summer 2018 schedule for Stobart Air/Flybe, boasting up to 230 flights a week -
New easyJet route to Malta (11/7/17)
Boasting year round warm weather, never-
Tickets are on sale at www.easyjet.com, costing from £53.39 one-
Powdair launches new route to Sion (7/7/17)
The Valais region of Switzerland is home to 36 diﬀerent ski areas, some of the world’s best and most high proﬁle resorts. Sion is the only airport in the region, however no scheduled commercial airlines ﬂy there on a regular basis. Winter sports fans typically fly into Geneva before travelling for 3 hours (or more) to reach their destination. Now with just a short ﬂight of just 1hr 33mins from London Southend Airport, you’ll be on the slopes in no time. Tickets are on sale at www.powdair.ski with flights running every Thursday and Saturday until 16 April 2018 – with both skis and bags flying free.
New Flybe routes to Dublin, Glasgow & Manchester (20/6/17)
Brand new routes to Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester are highlights of the winter schedule that will be available from London Southend Airport, operated through Stobart Air’s franchise partnership with Flybe. Flights to the hugely popular Irish capital will operate up to three times daily. The route to Manchester will also fly up to three times daily, and you can take off to Glasgow up to twice daily Sunday-
All the new routes start on 29 October 2017. Tickets are one sale from late June at www.flybe.com starting from £29.99 per person one way (including taxes and charges).
Flights to Budapest, Lyon, Milan Malpensa, Prague and Vienna -
Glasgow from 29 October (up to 2 x daily, from £29.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Manchester from 29 October (up to 3 x daily, from £29.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Dublin from 29 October (up to 3 x daily, from £29.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Budapest from 4 May (3 x weekly, from £39.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Lyon from 1 May (2 x weekly, from £34.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Milan Malpensa from 1 May (from £34.99 one way)
Vienna from 10 May (2 x weekly, from £39.99 one way including taxes and charges)
Prague from 8 May (daily, from £34.99 one way including taxes and charges)