Southend Airport Travel

Welcome to London Southend AirportLondon Southend Airport is a long-established regional airport for South East Essex and is the Eastern Gateway to London. A new airport railway station providing fast and frequent train services direct to Stratford (for Docklands and Canary Wharf) and to central London’s Liverpool Street Station will soon provide its passengers with faster door-to-door times inbound to London than most other London airports - and at lower costs.

Flying to Europe just got easier from Southend

EasyJet will start operating from London Southend Airport from April 2012, with the creation of 150
new jobs.

The 10-year partnership agreement between airport owners Stobart Group and the UK’s largest airline
will see three A319 aircraft based at the Essex terminal in summer 2012.

There will be 70 easyJet flights per week and passengers will have a choice of around ten different
European destinations including Barcelona, Faro and Ibiza. Tickets will go on sale at the end of

The new jobs will be a mixture of cabin crew, pilots and ground staff.

London Southend Airport’s Managing Director, Alastair Welch says “We are delighted to announce our
partnership with easyJet, servicing a comprehensive variety of routes into Europe and hot on the
heels of other significant developments at London Southend. This summer we open a dedicated
railway station with up to eight services an hour to Stratford - site of the 2012 games, and to
London Liverpool Street. A new state-of-the-art control tower is now operational; work on our
runway extension is underway, as is a new terminal building to be completed this autumn. A new
hotel will open in 2012.”

He added “As the operator of the newest fleet of any commercial airline in Europe, easyJet operate
a quieter and more environmentally friendly fleet. Our target is to serve two million passengers a
year, and with 800,000 easyJet passengers and a further 100,000 Aer Arann and Flybe passengers, we
will be meeting almost half that target in year one.”

easyJet’s Customer and Revenue Director Catherine Lynn says “We are excited to be opening London
Southend as easyJet’s
20th base airport. This is a unique opportunity to offer a world class customer experience, with
passengers able to get from
the plane to the train in 15 minutes. Through offering easy and affordable travel, we expect the
new routes to appeal to customers in Essex and London looking for a convenient new departure point
for many top European destinations. We also believe that the European city links will also attract
a high number of inbound business and leisure passengers next year.”

- Construction projects required to make London Southend this fully-functioning regional airport by
2012 are all on target to meet their completion dates. By extending the runway, the airport will be
able to offer airlines operating commercial passenger services to a wide range of business and
holiday destinations that it cannot currently be serve. Find out more at

In March 2011, Aer Arann started operating two daily return flights from Southend to Galway and

About Stobart Group
Stobart Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the FTSE250 (LSE:STOB). Operating from over
40 sites across the UK and Europe, Stobart Group is a UK front-runner in the multimodal logistics,
warehousing, civil engineering, rail infrastructure and biomass fuel
sectors. At the core of the Group is the Stobart Transport and Distribution division, incorporating
Eddie Stobart – the iconic name behind a huge road haulage fleet totalling some 2,250 tractor units
and over six million square feet of warehousing. Stobart Estates, Stobart Infrastructure and
Civils, Stobart Air and Stobart Biomass divisions complete the Group’s corporate structure.

About easyJet
easyJet operates Europe's No. 1 air transport network with a leading presence on Europe’s top 100
routes and at Europe’s 50 largest airports. easyJet flies on more than 550 routes between 130
airports in 30 countries. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an
easyJet airport, more than any other airline. The airline takes sustainability seriously. easyJet
invests in the latest technology, operates efficiently and fills most of its seats which means that
an easyJet passenger’s carbon footprint is 22% less than a passenger on a traditional airline
flying on the same route.