Stansted Airport has confirmed it will be withdraw

first_imgStansted Airport has confirmed it will be withdrawing its application to develop a second runway.The decision was taken after indications that the new government’s policy towards airports will be different to that of the old government.David Johnston, Stansted’s managing director, said he and his colleagues “have reflected carefully” on the government’s policy towards airports and “have moved quickly” to withdraw the application for the second runway.”Stansted Airport is a key driver of economic growth in this part of England, and we will continue to work hard to bring new business here and to work with our neighbours and the wider community to provide jobs and strong business and travel opportunities in the months and years ahead,” he commented.Mr Johnston went on to say that he still believed additional airport capacity is needed in the south-east in order to boost the country’s links with international trade.Stansted is the UK’s third busiest airport and accommodates flights to 160 destinations in 30 countries around the world.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedStansted reveals expansion plansStansted Airport in Essex has unveiled expansion plans which would see the building of a second runway.Runway charge price caps for StanstedPlans to scrap runway charges at Stansted Airport have been sidelined, after the government overruled the proposal.Stansted expansion given go-aheadStansted expansion given go-aheadlast_img read more