Primera Air London Stansted to New York Newark
A full celebration to mark the start of Primera Air’s transatlantic operations from London Stansted has been postponed until the LCC receives its A321LRs from the manufacturer. A small ceremony was still held at the London airport for the daily service, which will utilise a leased 757 in the interim period.
- Primera Air, has commenced its first transatlantic flights from London Stansted (STN) on 19 April, beginning a daily operation to New York Newark (EWR), just over a week after launching flights to Malaga and Alicante. According to OAG schedules, the start of services are being flown by a leased 757-200, to be replaced with the carrier’s A321LRs once they are cleared for operations. While there is no direct competition on the airport pair, Air India, British Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways all offer services from London Heathrow.