Published on : Wednesday, July 7, 2021
flypop has confirmed that London Stansted Airport will be its first UK airport base. The owners of the carrier argued there is strong long-term demand for direct flights between the UK and key ‘secondary cities’ of India.
London Stansted offers excellent connectivity, especially with its rail links into both London and the Midlands. flypop is currently in negotiations with a number of second city airports across India and will shortly be confirming its first Indian airport hubs.
Navdip Singh Judge, Chief Executive, flypop said in a statement that during the pandemic the company have been in talks with a number of UK airports, and can now confirm London Stansted as its first UK base. He mentioned that London Stansted Airport has a history of being the base for low-cost carriers and hence it is the perfect fit for our passengers.
He stated that flypop is focused on serving the Indian and south Asian diaspora communities living in the UK and their visiting friends and relatives, for whom London Stansted is the most convenient airport location. Steve Griffiths, Managing Director, London Stansted added that the airport welcomes the decision by flypop to select London Stansted as its first UK base and look forward to working with the airline as it develops its route network plans in advance of the safe return of travel between the UK and India at the appropriate moment.