16 Jan Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of owning London Southend Airport and looks to the future
Stobart Group today celebrated 10 years since it acquired London Southend Airport (LSA) with a celebratory event reflecting on the past decade, and looking forward to what the future might have in store.
More than fifty people representing local and regional businesses, along with key stakeholders, were amongst those attending the event at the Holiday Inn at London Southend Airport, which was also attended by Stobart Group CEO Warwick Brady (pictured second left, with Cllr John Lamb (Leader of Southend Borough Council), Cllr Norman Smith (Leader Castle Point Council) & Ali Griffin (Chief Executive, Southend Borough Council).
Glyn Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Stobart Aviation, owners of London Southend Airport (below) said “As you’d expect from London’s fastest growing airport, we’ve seen a lot of change over the last 10 years – and we’re planning for even more change over the next 10. That’s why today we have not only considered our achievements to date, but also looked forward to what the next 10 years could bring – for both London Southend Airport and the airport industry.”
The airport also joined forces with the start-up hub Founders Factory to invite six exciting companies to join the event for a series of quick-fire presentations that explained the opportunities for change and demonstrated the new technology being developed in the travel industry.