Manchester Airport partners with HyNet to secure direct supply of hydrogen fuel for its airline partners

UK’s third largest airport and leading decarbonisation cluster create partnership to take forward plans to make hydrogen-fuelled flying a reality Pipeline would make Manchester Airport the first in the UK to secure a direct supply of hydrogen fuel for its airline partners from the mid-2030s. Duo of Government Ministers back partnership, announced at Manchester Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes expansion of Loganair’s service between Manchester and Aberdeen

Manchester, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (11 October) announced an expansion on its service between Manchester and Aberdeen as it responds to growing demand. Up from its current three return services per day to Aberdeen, the airline has expanded its offering on the route and… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes resumption of British Airways flights to Billund, Denmark

Manchester, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways flights, operated by Danish airline SUN-AIR, will restart between Manchester and Billund on 31 October 2022. After a break of more than two years, the route will resume five times a week flown on SUN-AIR’s Dornier 328 Jet aircraft. Flights will operate on Monday mornings… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Loganair’s expanded Summer 2023 programme

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (12 October) announced an expansion programme from its largest base in Aberdeen, where it operates more flights than every other airline combined. As part of its Summer 2023 programme, Loganair has added an extra flight on its services to… Read the full press release

More than 650 roles available at Manchester Airport jobs fair on Thursday 22nd September at the Forum Centre in Wythenshawe

Jobs fair to take place on Thursday 22nd September in Wythenshawe Hundreds of roles on offer at the Northern hub with MAG and its third parties on site Positions include security, customer services, car parks and hospitality Recruitment drive comes as the airport continues to plan ahead for increasing passenger numbers ahead of busy winter season… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches schools’ eco-garden competition to celebrate 25 years of its Community Trust Fund

Schools invited to bid for £25,000 of funding for a garden, play area or outdoor learning space, with 2nd place prize of £10,000 and 3rd place prize of £5,000 also on offer Airport Trust Fund has given more than £3.5m to local causes over 25 years Competition welcomed by Wythenshawe MP Mike Kane Applications must be made… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to support sixteen organisations in Cheshire and Greater Manchester with more than £25,000 in grants

Latest quarterly meeting sees 16 organisations benefit from grants Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund is celebrating its 25th year, with more than £3.5m donated so far Among beneficiaries are allotments, junior football clubs and scout groups For more information or to apply for a grant see: www.manchesterairport.co.uk/community Manchester, UK, 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Sixteen… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Network brings back Dragons’ Den competition

Competition is open to Year 9 and Year 10 pupils from schools across Manchester and Cheshire Competition for young entrepreneurs resumes after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic Pupils compete to win a VIP theatre evening out and will raise cash for charity in the process Manchester, UK, 2022-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

MAG welcomes Chris Woodroofe as new Managing Director of Manchester Airport

Manchester, UK, 2022-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has announced the appointment of Chris Woodroofe as the new Managing Director of Manchester Airport. Chris was previously Chief Operating Officer at London Gatwick Airport from 2016 to 2020, where he oversaw a step-change in passenger experience and a major programme of operational improvements.  Prior to that,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces new independent panel of experts to help shape its strategy and services for disabled passengers

Panel will complement the work and ongoing achievements of Gatwick’s Accessibility Forum and Passenger Advisory PRM Group Ann Frye – international specialist in the transport needs of disabled and older people – to chair the panel Aviation Minister: “Gatwick’s continued work on accessibility is helping to open up new opportunities and experiences, ensuring the aviation network is truly open… Read the full press release

Blind and visually impaired passengers can now get free 24/7 help at Gatwick via the camera on their mobile phone

Professionally trained agents now guide passengers through the airport, help them read documents or even find their bag on the luggage carousel Chair of easyJet’s Accessibility Advisory Group, Lord David Blunkett, says this: “will be life changing in terms of providing equality to passengers with no or little sight” New service is part of Gatwick’s ambition… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics

Innovative biometric technology could simplify and speed up airport processes with self-boarding gates helping to reduce queues Security also improved as system reduces risk of human error 10,000 easyJet passengers set to take part in European flight trial LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today announced the UK’s first trial of… Read the full press release

Gatwick recognised as the Airport of the Year at the London Transport Awards

Airport’s £2.7 billion investment programme and North Terminal transformation recognised, while maintaining strong customer service Airline Moves project also cited after airport’s three biggest airlines seamlessly switch terminals over 72 hours Award is Gatwick’s third of this kind in recent months LONDON, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick won Airport of the Year at the… Read the full press release

Gatwick honoured at the National Transport Awards and at the prestigious Digital Impact Awards

Airport of the Year at National Transport Awards Outstanding Sustainability Programme at Airports Going Green awards Digital In-House Team of the Year and Best Corporate App at Digital Impact Awards London, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This week – at separate ceremonies – Gatwick won Airport of the Year at the National Transport Awards, a… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to move its three major airlines in January as part of its strategic transformation programme

easyJet to move to the North Terminal from 24 January British Airways and Virgin Atlantic switch terminals from 25 January The transition has been planned for two years – Gatwick is ready  LONDON, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Gatwick’s major carriers will move terminals in January. British Airways will move to the South… Read the full press release

Chris Woodroofe will become Chief Operating Officer of Gatwick Airport

Chris Woodroofe appointed following ten years in key senior roles at Gatwick Scott Stanley appointed Chief Development Officer Appointments mark a new and exciting chapter for Gatwick’s transformation LONDON, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today announced that Chris Woodroofe will become Chief Operating Officer driving Gatwick’s future growth and performance through infrastructure,… Read the full press release