London Stansted Add new destinations
London Stansted has added a host of new destinations to its departure signs this winter, including three routes to Scandinavia.
As the airport launches its 21/22 winter flight program this week, Ryanair, Stansted’s largest airline, has launched daily flights to Stockholm in Sweden and Helsinki in Finland, as well as bi-weekly flights to Tampere. , also in Finland.
The new routes join a growing list of Nordic destinations already easily accessible from London Stansted, including daily flights to Oslo in Norway and Copenhagen in Denmark with Ryanair, and PLAY Airlines’ daily service to the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik.
Neringa Ohrstrom, Head of Airport Marketing, said:
“After 18 very difficult months for the aviation industry, it is great to see airlines launch exciting new routes from London Stansted this winter. We know that there is a strong demand in the East of England for flights to Northern Europe. The new services to Helsinki, Stockholm and Tampere are the perfect complements to the excellent network of Nordic destinations we already fly to through Norway, Denmark and Iceland.
In addition, Ryanair has added new routes to Trapani and Treviso in Italy, Zagreb in Croatia and Oradea in Romania this winter.
Stansted’s second-largest carrier, Jet2.com, has set up additional services to the Canary Islands for those looking to enjoy the winter sun.
For those looking to hit the slopes, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy even more choice from their local airport with the airline’s new route to Chambéry in the Alps.
The flight and vacation specialist will now fly to five ski destinations this season, including Geneva, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg and the new route to Chambéry.
“The launch of Jet2.com’s new service to Chambéry from London Stansted is great news for skiers and snowboarders across the region who want to hit the slopes this season. The airline now flies to five of the best ski destinations from the airport, giving winter sports enthusiasts great choice and easy access when heading into the mountains, ”added Ms. Ohrstrom.