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Stansted Airport rules from May 17 plus full list of shops open at the terminal


Monday marks the first day worldwide journey is ready to resume to a choose quantity of nations.

The authorities has designed a visitors gentle system – imposing strict quarantine rules on ‘purple list’ and ‘amber list’ nations whereas permitting quarantine-free journey to and from ‘inexperienced list’ nations.

It implies that London Stansted Airport will as soon as once more welcome travellers from subsequent week.

Operators at the airport, run by MAG, are streamlining the course of to present travellers a straightforward expertise.

However, travelling can be considerably completely different from what most individuals usually expertise, with new rules in place to maintain everybody secure.

The departure lounge at London Stansted Airport

Currently, the solely flights passengers can take out from Stansted Airport are these to Portugal, regardless of 11 different areas listed on the authorities’s ‘inexperienced list’.

Passengers are being requested to examine airline firms’ web sites for the newest data on journey previous to their journey to Stansted.

There may even be alterations to public transport to and from the airport, and a lowered quantity of automotive parking areas.

The airport are additionally finishing up ‘enhanced cleansing’ with Perspex screens put in in buyer dealing with areas.

Face coverings are obligatory whereas at the airport, and sanitizer stations are dotted all through.

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And while there can be some shops and eating places open from subsequent Monday, many will nonetheless be shut, together with the Wetherspoon pub The Windmill.

London Stansted Airport say the following companies can be open:



  • Boots
  • WH Smith
  • Pret A Manger
  • WDF and WDF Express
  • Leon
  • Accessorize
  • JD Sports
  • Hamleys
  • Harris & Hoole
  • Cabin

Steve Griffiths, London Stansted’s managing director, stated: “The resumption of worldwide journey and launch of the inexperienced list is a crucial step to easing Covid-19 restrictions, and Monday can be an essential milestone for us as we start to welcome extra passengers again to the airport.

“We perceive many individuals haven’t flown in a very long time as a consequence of the pandemic, however our passengers will be reassured we’ve dedicated to implementing the highest high quality Covid-19 security measures throughout London Stansted.

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“Assisted by the CAA and Public Health England, we not too long ago acquired recognition for the measures we’ve carried out according to steering set out by the International Civil (*17*) Organization (ICAO).

“This recognition is nice testomony and credit score to the onerous work of our groups throughout the enterprise to maintain our passengers and colleagues secure, and guarantee we’re prepared for the restart of worldwide journey.

“As we begin the highway to restoration, we’ll proceed to work carefully with all our companions throughout the airport to make sure passengers have the absolute best expertise as they fly off on well-earned holidays or lastly get to see household and buddies.

“We may even proceed to work carefully with authorities to unlock a extra significant restart for worldwide journey, by taking benefit of the UK’s vaccination programme to extend the quantity of nations on the inexperienced list and work in direction of the removing of restrictions altogether over time.”