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Cambridge helps Boeing develop battery-powered planes

Paul Robertson Cam UniAviation giant Boeing is working with Cambridge University on technology that could see battery-charged propulsion mixed with electric engine power to substantially slash carbon emissions as well as fuel costs on aircraft.

Kuoni selects Cambridge company’s travel tracker

John-Scott-Voyage-ManagerGlobal travel management company Kuoni Travel has gone live with the provision of market-leading travel tracker, Voyage Manager from Cambridge, to its corporate clients.

High flyers welcome at Stansted Airport Education Centre

Stansted-AerozoneA £500,000 airport-themed education centre designed to boost skills across science, technology, engineering and maths subjects (STEM) is underway at Stansted Airport.

Stansted-US flights boosted by Cambridge tech glory

Andrew-Harrison Stansted AirportSoaring passenger numbers at Stansted allied to the global clout of the Cambridge technology cluster have handed the airport’s owners unprecedented leverage in a renewed bid to lure US long haul carriers back to the UK hub.

Passenger numbers rise at Stansted Airport

Andrew-HarrisonThe number of passengers using Stansted Airport each year is growing at the fastest rate since February 2005 as over 19.4 million passed through the terminal in the 12 months ending October 2014 – an increase of 9.8 per cent over the previous year.

easyJet flies higher as revenues and profits soar

Carolyn-McCall-2014easyJet chief executive, Carolyn McCall says that the Luton-based airline has put “clear blue sky” between itself and its competitors after a year of financial success and international growth.

Ipswich freight and logistics firm eyes record turnover

Stephen-Carr-CharterlinkAn Ipswich freight and logistics firm is targeting a record turnover of close to £3 million this year, after receiving funding from Bibby Financial Services.

Ryanair launches new flights from Stansted

Ryanair-2014Ryanair has opened up several new services to Europe as part of its winter schedule from Stansted Airport.

Stansted cargo team targets more carriers from Asia

Graeme-FergusonStansted Airport’s strategy to secure more scheduled freighter services has gathered momentum as its cargo development team heads to South Korea this week to hold top level talks with potential new airlines.

250 jobs as Stansted expansion takes off

Stansted-departure-2014Phase one of Stansted Airport’s brand new international departure lounge was officially opened by M.A.G chief executive Charlie Cornish and Stansted Airport’s managing director Andrew Harrison at a special event to mark the launch of the World Duty Free Group’s new flagship store and entrance into the multi-million pound development.

Cyprus Airways brings new daily service to Stansted

Cyprus-AirwaysCyprus Airways has brought a new daily service to Stansted from Larnaca.

Stansted to Düsseldorf service takes off

Germanwings-StanstedGermanwings has launched a new route between Düsseldorf and London Stansted.

M.A.G opens training facility at Stansted Airport

Stansted-trainingM.A.G has underlined its commitment to the career development of its staff by unveiling a new £500,000 training facility at Stansted Airport.

Shangri-La hotel stands the test of time

Shangri-La-waterfallThe very first time I set foot in the Shangri-La Hotel was in 1988 when my host, a Mr Tan, was proudly showing me ‘the best hotel in Singapore’.

Direct rail link planned from Cambridge to Gatwick

Gatwick-south-terminalCambridge’s boom town potential has been underscored by a new rail blueprint unveiled as part of Gatwick Airport’s expansion plans.

Tap-a-taxi app launched by Cordic

Cordic-Smart-Booker-2Commuters can now literally tap into a taxi on their iPhone or Android device thanks to new technology from Cambridge UK business Cordic.

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