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#Stansted Airport

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act' London

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'

He had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide Stansted Airport

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide

A subsequent search of his home uncovered a handwritten oath of allegiance to Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Company regrets that "extreme pressure" and no fueling delayed Ryanair flight Stansted Airport

Company regrets that "extreme pressure" and no fueling delayed Ryanair flight

Ground handling agent Swissport said that its high standards fell short in this incident.

From TheJournal.ie Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem Diverted

Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem

Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London London

Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London

The Pakistan Airlines flight was travelling to Manchester when a disruptive passenger led to it being diverted to Stansted.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice United Kingdom

Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice

Chris Huhne made a last minute plea change in court this morning, admitted to perverting the court of justice over a speeding case ten years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Stansted owner says it won't allow Ryanair to buy the airport Up In The Air

Stansted owner says it won't allow Ryanair to buy the airport

Ryanair had expressed interest in buying part of the airport – but now it has been excluded from the sale.

From TheJournal.ie Stansted Airport is up for sale - and could Ryanair be interested in buying it? Expanding?

Stansted Airport is up for sale - and could Ryanair be interested in buying it?

Ryanair has said it may join a consortium bid to take over the airport.

RYANAIR has introduced new procedures after a three-year-old girl fell onto the tarmac at Stansted Airport.

Olgay was boarding a plan in July 2009 when she slipped through the gap between the handrail. She had climbed to the platform at the top of the  steps unassisted. Her mother, Sasha Slater was carrying her 18-month-old son, Joe, with one hand and luggage with the other.

The girl, Olga, escaped with only minor injuries.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) recommended that Ryanair review procedures in light of the incident. The AAIB recommended “that assistance is made available to passengers accompanied by children and those with special needs”.

The AAIB said there had been four previously reported similar incidents involving small children and this had led to American aviation authorities issuing a special airworthiness information bulletin. The AAIB said it would be making design recommendations to Boeing – the manufacturers of the aircraft.

Ryanair said: ‘New procedures including new high visibility tensa barriers and specific announcements to passengers travelling with young children on both boarding and disembarkation have also been introduced in order to eliminate any recurrence of these extremely rare events in the context of over one million Ryanair flights over the past two years.’