October 24 2014 Latest news:
Monday, August 25, 2014
Budget airline Germanwings has launched a new direct services between London Stansted airport and Dusseldorf.
The Cologne-based carrier said the new service said flights would run twice daily in the morning and evening on weekdays with one flight on Saturday and Sundays.
Andrew Harrison, Stansted Airport’s Managing Director, said: “Airline expansion to new markets is always an exciting development and I’m delighted to welcome to Stansted the first Germanwings service between Dusseldorf and London, which I’m sure, will be very popular for both business and leisure travel.”
Heinz Joachim Schöttes, senior vice president corporate communications for Germanwings, said: “It’s great to be able to launch this new connection from Dusseldorf to London Stansted. Dusseldorf is an incredible mix of Rhineland charm, history, arts, and culture, and we’re pleased to be able to make this area more accessible for UK businesses and tourists.”
One of East Anglia’s largest crane hire companies, Quinto Crane & Plant Ltd, has been bought out in a multi-million pound deal, with the new owner promising to safeguard the jobs for its 125 employees and guaranteeing future investment.