Ever thought the start to a perfect holiday would be to arrive for an early morning flight but your cases are already booked in. Well bright sparks at Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have launched its fantastic twilight check-in service at Newcastle Airport, ensuring even more customers get their holidays off to an easy and stress-free start. The UK’s second largest tour operator has expanded the service to Newcastle, having seen great success at Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted and Manchester since it was introduced. Twilight check-in is ideal for customers staying at a hotel or who live near the airport as it saves valuable time on the morning of their flight. All customers need to do is check in online at least 24 hours before their flight, then visit the twilight check-in where they can drop their bags at the Jet2.com check-in desks between 3pm and 8pm the night before. They can then arrive at the airport the following morning and head straight … [Read more...] about Jet2 launches new twilight check-in at Newcastle Airport
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PUBLISHED: 16:26 11 June 2019 | UPDATED: 16:26 11 June 2019 David Vincent Ken O'Toole, chief executive of London Stansted Airport, says football fans helped make Friday, May 31 a record May day Picture: CURTIS WALSH Rarebreedphotography Passenger numbers continue to rise at Stansted Airport, with May figures boosted by fans heading off to European football finals. Stansted Airport saw more than 2.57 million passengers last month which helped the Essex airport reach a new record annual total of more than 28.47 million passengers through its doors, an increase of 7.3% on the previous 12 months.The monthly total was boosted by additional flights to Madrid and Baku as thousands of fans jetted off to both the Champions League and Europa League finals.A number of large aircraft not usually seen at the airport including the A380, Boeing 747s and Airbus A340s were used and helped Friday 31 become the busiest ever day in May and the 15th busiest on record at … [Read more...] about How do you rate London Stansted Airport?
PUBLISHED: 13:46 01 September 2015 | UPDATED: 13:46 01 September 2015 Court reporter A warehouse worker at Stansted Airport’s Fed Ex carrier company, who stole uncut diamonds, jewellery and mobile phones worth £34,000, was jailed for a year today (Tuesday). Czech Michal Dvorak, 34, of Saffron Way, Little Canfield, near Dunmow, pleaded guilty to one offence of theft between December 14 last year and February 23.Chelmsford Crown Court heard that Dvorak, who had been employed by Fed Ex for two years, stole high value packages and then didn’t know what to do with them and simply hoarded them.Police recovered all the stolen items, except for a £153 Casio watch. Dvorak’s haul was hidden in a suitcase at his home.Customs labels on the outside of the packages showed what was inside.Prosecutor Nicola May said the thefts came to light on February 20 when Fed Ex was alerted that a customer tracking of a package sent from India to the UK showed … [Read more...] about Fed Ex worker at Stansted Airport jailed for stealing diamonds, jewellery and mobile phones worth £34,000
KATIE Price belted out an R&B anthem last night as she celebrated the launch of a new cosmetic studio. Joining pals Nicola McLean and Aisleyen Horgan-Wallace to support Zaku Cosmetics, Katie, 40, took the mic and sang Jagged Edge's Next Wifey. Cheered on by the supportive crowd, Katie looked glam in a floaty black minidress and a full make-up. She wasn't the only one to have a sing a crowd-pleaser, she was followed by a woman sing TLC classic No scrubs and Ginuwine's My Pony, which had Aisleyne shaking her bum. Katie has always fancied herself as a singer, attempting to represent the UK in 2005's Eurovision and releasing a duet with ex-husband Peter Andre. She released dance single I Got U in 2017, teasing the single artwork before the song dropped after an appearance on Loose Women. Viewers slammed her over her "disastrous live performance" and the Loose Women panellists looked to be cringing in the background. She released club anthem Free To Love Again in 2010. The outing … [Read more...] about Katie Price belts out Jagged Edge’s Next Wifey at launch of new cosmetic studio
PUBLISHED: 13:01 09 April 2019 | UPDATED: 13:01 09 April 2019 David Vincent Increased demand for flights to the UAE helped make March a record breaker for Stansted Airport in Essex Picture: STANSTED AIRPORT Archant Stansted Airport saw 2.11 million passengers pass through the airport in March, up 6.1% on the same month in 2018. Ken O-Toole, chief executive of Stansted Airport Picture: RARE BREED PHOTOGRAPHYThe final month of the winter programme saw increased demand on flights to the UAE, Italy, Portugal and Spain with strong growth recorded on key routes to Barcelona, Vienna, Madrid and Milan.The total number of passengers passing through Stansted in the 12 months to March 2019 increased by 8.6% on the previous year to 28.39 million.Stansted chief executive Ken O’Toole said: “This was another busy month for London Stansted with over two million passengers passing through our doors, the first time we’ve ever topped two million passengers … [Read more...] about Busy winter with rising passenger numbers at Stansted Airport