Tag: London Southend Airport

Mental Elf Runway Event

London Southend Airport has successfully raised over £5,000 for charity partner, South East and Central Essex (SECE) Mind following a Mental ‘Elf’ event on the runway. The £5,000 will be match funded by the airport’s parent company, Esken, meaning over £10,000 will be donated to SECE Min...

London Southend Airport and SECE Mind to host Mental ‘Elf’ Run

London Southend Airport and its charity partner, South East and Central Essex (SECE) Mind, today announce a Mental ‘Elf’ Run in support of mental health awareness. The airport will once again open its doors to members of the public with a festive fundraiser to walk or run the length of its ru...

London Southend Airport ‘Reindeer’ raise over £7,000 for local charities

One cold December morning over 50 ‘Reindeer’ took to the runway at London Southend Airport to raise funds for local charities. The results are in and the £5,000 target set by the airport team has been smashed with a total of £7,220 raised. Finding the positives in this challenging time is e...

Reindeer on the runway at London Southend Airport

Over fifty ‘reindeer’ took to London Southend Airport’s runway yesterday braving cold temperatures to raise vital funds for local charities. A combination of airport employees and members of the public joined together in this once in a lifetime opportunity, each issued with official antlers on...

London Southend Airport announce Reindeer runway event – and you can join!

As part of its Christmas plans, London Southend Airport has announced a unique opportunity to run or walk the length of the runway (dressed as a reindeer) whilst helping to raise funds for local charities. Similar to the runway event in May which raised over £7000 for the NHS, the airport team a...

Stobart Group receives £700m approach to buy a stake in Southend Airport

Stobart Group has received a £700m approach to buy a stake in Southend Airport - even as the crisis engulfing Britain's aviation industry deepens. AviAlliance, the German-based company which operates airports in Athens, Budapest and Puerto Rico, has tabled a proposal to acquire a 25pc stake in ...

Runway maintenance upgrade work to start at London Southend in New Year

Works get underway on 7 January 2019 on a £10 million essential maintenance project to upgrade the durability and performance of the runway at London Southend Airport. The airport is now a significant employer, playing a key role in regenerating the local area as well as offering accessible leis...

London Southend Airport and Ryanair join forces to deliver on $300m investment

London Southend Airport owner, Stobart Group, today announced a new partnership with leading low-cost airline Ryanair to deliver on a substantial investment at the airport. This five-year agreement, extendable to ten, will see Ryanair open a new base at London Southend Airport with three Ryanair ...

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend

A successful trial of a ground-breaking drone surveillance system has taken place at London Southend Airport this week. IPS IS combining its skills with the METIS Aerospace Skyperion technology to develop a suitable solution for integration into airports. Te companies say the system not only s...

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