London Stansted Airport aims to secure new routes to China and India, increased US connectivity

18 March, 2018

London Stansted Airport CEO Ken O'Toole commented (16-Mar-2018) on the airport's growth potential, stating: "Over the next decade, runway capacity in the south east will be at a premium and Stansted will be responsible for delivering 50% of London's expected passenger growth and make a greater contribution to improving the UK's connectivity with the rest of the world". Mr O'Toole added: "We are all really excited at the prospect of welcoming Emirates to Stansted in June [2018], in addition to Primera Air adding direct flights to New York, Boston, Toronto and Washington. Our ambition now is to secure new services to key markets in China and India and more routes to the USA". [more - original PR]