Latest London Stansted Airport Stories

2008-08-30 18:00:28

BAGGAGE handlers and check-in staff at Manchester airport have called off strike action after accepting an improved pay offer.

2008-08-30 09:00:46

- Bring us up to speed Spain's Ferrovial, which owns BAA, has been told to sell three British airports after a tough ruling by the Competition Commission. The firm, which bought BAA for pounds 10bn two years ago, will have to sell two of its three London airports and one in Scotland.

2008-08-28 18:00:37

PASSENGERS who endure nightmare journeys through UK airports will be able to tell aviation regulators exactly what they think. The Civil Aviation Authority announced it was conducting surveys at four of the busiest airports - Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Manchester.

2008-08-28 03:00:42

By Anonymous A third runway at Heathrow is the "preferred candidate" for airport expansion despite its environmental impact, a report has concluded.

2008-08-27 03:00:42

By Donnelly, Alison Ryanair has closed its sales and marketing department at Stansted Airport, leaving the future of its staff unclear. The low-cost airline claims 10 of its 16-strong sales and marketing department are due to move to Dublin imminently.

2008-08-26 18:00:35

STRIKING airport bag handlers yesterday said employers had breached safety procedures by bringing in caterers to operate luggage scanners.

2008-08-24 18:00:13

PERCY the peacock has vanished from Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, Essex. Whoever finds him will get free tickets. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-24 00:00:26

By Margareta Pagano BUSINESS EDITOR The Competition Commission's report is ill timed and ill conceived, blaming the airports authority for a situation beyond its control Sir Nigel Rudd was seething on the grouse moors when I spoke to him on Friday after one of his most infuriating weeks since taking over as BAA chairman a year ago.

2008-08-23 18:00:24

The union at the centre of a strike set to disrupt flights at Stansted Airport on Bank Holiday Monday has accused management of refusing to hold talks to settle the dispute.

2008-08-22 18:00:32

Planned strikes by airport workers that would have caused bank holiday misery were called off yesterday. The dispute involved airport services business Swissport, and cabin staff and baggage handlers who are members of the Unite and GMB unions.

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