Stansted long-haul flights ‘to boost the whole of East of England’|Latest Ipswich News

RELEASED: 15: 07 20 February 2018

Emirates is to start flying out of Stansted Airport.

Emirates is to begin flying out of Stansted Airport.


The whole East of England area is set to profit of brand-new long-haul paths from Stansted Airport this year, according to regional travel company Premier Travel.

Premier, which has around 18 branches, states its has actually currently seen a boost in reservations from Stansted following the statement that airline companies Emirates and Primera are to begin running flights from the Essex airport to Asia and North America respectively.

PaulWaters, director at Premier Travel, stated: “We have had significant interest from customers who want to fly from Stansted to popular destinations such as Thailand, Singapore and even Australia.”

He included: “2018 is an amazing year for our area; these brand-new long-haul paths have a lot of advantages for holidaymakers, and open considerable chances for organisations in the location.

“We are taking a look at more capability out of Stansted, with more individuals residing in East Anglia requiring to take a trip there, which suggests more need for regional services such as taxis and coach companies.

“Major businesses based in the region will now be able to travel from a local airport, which means we will see more business travellers from the hubs of Cambridge, Peterborough and Norwich flying from Stansted – all positive for growth for the eastern region.”