Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund supports Covid-19 relief efforts of 15 Greater Manchester organisations

Funds pledged by Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund will help 15 organisations across Greater Manchester. A total of £21,714.68 has been allocated to groups for projects supporting communities affected by Covid-19, following a surge in applications to the Trust Fund. Donations follow inspirational effort by furloughed Manchester Airport staff, who have used their free time… Read the full press release

Covid-19 relief efforts: Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund supports five Wythenshawe organisations

Grants awarded as part of special round of funding to help communities through pandemic. Activity packs, cooking equipment and pedometers among items that will be bought using Airport cash. Donations follow volunteer support pledged by furloughed Manchester Airport staff, who have used their free time to help communities. Manchester, UK, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport employees lead voluntary campaign to support local communities affected by the Covid-19 crisis

Employees at the UK’s third largest airport are leading an unprecedented voluntary campaign to support local communities affected by the Covid-19 crisis Staff-led initiatives range from a resource pack for homeschooling families to phone calls for the elderly and isolated Thousands of aircraft meals delivered to food banks and schools Manchester, UK, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to require passengers to wear gloves and faces coverings

The new guidance will be for all passengers departing or arriving through Manchester Airport Passengers will be asked to wear gloves and also cover their faces, either with face masks or their own clothing The move is designed to demonstrate one way in which air travel can be made safe as passenger numbers start to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park’s Concorde Platinum tour to launch on Mother’s Day (22 March)

Exclusive Platinum tours of the Runway Visitor Park’s Concorde start Sunday 22 March To book visit www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park says a new 90-minute tour of its iconic Concorde will offer the most in-depth guest experience yet. The Concorde Platinum tour will launch on Sunday 22… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport congratulates 101 graduates of its Airport Academy

The Airport Academy offers training and qualifications for both airport staff and local people seeking work First NVQ programme for existing staff sees 101 earn Level 2 NVQ certificates – 59 in Customer Service and 42 in Team Leadership Graduates came from a range of departments including Landside Operations, Security and Car Parking Manchester, UK,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to host Chinese New Year celebrations and announces flights to Shanghai in March

ear of the Rat sees Manchester Airport commence services to Shanghai in March Huge boost to the 183,000 people across the North who travel there via other means Business and trade boom predicted as existing Chinese routes have already seen a 38% increase in Chinese visitors, average spend per visit increasing by 94% and export… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes WestJet’s direct flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada

Direct flight to Halifax launching in June with WestJet Service takes only six hours so will be the quickest route to North America Four flights per week on Boeing 737-700 with two classes Excellent onward connectivity including Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton Route set to benefit more than 1,600 companies in the North West that do… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund supports South Manchester food redistribution programme

£1,136 donation buys industrial freezer for South Manchester food redistribution programme Old Moat Quids In Food Club in partnership with Old Moat Children’s Centre and Community Minded Ltd will be able to store 412 litres of frozen food for deprived households Scheme is latest to benefit from Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund Manchester, UK, 2020-Jan-15… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ new services to Dhaka and Sylhet

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate from Manchester Airport to Dhaka and Sylhet three times per week. Service will cater for more than 70,000 people of Bangladeshi origin in the North. New link is announced between Manchester and the two Bangladeshi cities, with delegations to travel in each direction. Partnership will promote commercial ties and knowledge… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport firms on the Buy with Confidence list

Manchester, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport and Manchester City Council have published the names of meet and greet parking companies that have signed up to a “Buy with Confidence” scheme. Six operators have achieved the standard, which involves them giving a commitment to trading fairly. The businesses listed have undergone a series… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport released new images and a video on what to expect on its new “super terminal”

Manchester, UK, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport today (04 December 2019) revealed the progress made on its £1bn transformation, with several months to go until it opens its new “super terminal.” The UK’s third largest airport also released new images and a video to showcase what passengers using the new facilities can expect,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcomes passengers

New pictures released showing what passengers can expect from Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcoming passengers travelling with 23 airlines from Manchester Prices start from £50 per person Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has today (14 November 2019) released pictures of the new PremiAir terminal at Manchester Airport. The new facility, which is… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the return of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Flights to Dhaka start in January Three flights per week on state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner News announced by Airport CEO during formal visit to Bangladesh led by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham Huge benefit to 70,000 Bangladeshi population in airport’s vast catchment area Businesses also set to benefit from connectivity Return business class fares from… Read the full press release

Over 1,000 former Thomas Cook and supply chain employees attended employment fair at Manchester Airport

Manchester, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — An employment fair which took place at Manchester Airport last week (Thursday 3 October) was attended by over 1,000 former Thomas Cook and supply chain employees. Following the announcement on 23 September that the company had entered compulsory liquidation, public and private partners worked together to host the… Read the full press release

More than 5,000 positions at Manchester Airport’s employment event for former Thomas Cook employees

Manchester Airport to play host for dedicated employment event for Thomas Cook employees who lost their jobs Event also open for those working in airline’s supply chain who are also impacted Businesses offering jobs include TUI, British Airways, Jet.com, plus many more Free transport to and from event for those attending Support including money advice… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to hold employment fair for former Thomas Cook employees

Manchester, UK, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A dedicated employment fair for the thousands of North West workers who have lost their jobs following the demise of Thomas Cook, including supply chain employees, will be held at Manchester Airport on Thursday 3 October. The event – at the Runway Visitor Park at the airport –… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport named UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night Manchester won the accolade of the UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards in London, which is judged by the travel trade and industry experts. The UK’s third largest airport beat off competition from fellow nominees Birmingham, Bristol, Luton and Belfast City… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines returns to Manchester Airport with new peak-summer service to Boston

Now boarding – Virgin Atlantic and Delta unveil new schedule between Manchester and United States Delta returns to Manchester to join forces with Virgin Atlantic Manchester, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, with Delta returning to Manchester… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport congratulates St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale as winner of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale are celebrating after they won Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition. Their team of six students was judged to have created the best marketing campaign, with the theme ‘Safety in the sun’ and saw off competition from primary schools… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches campaign to celebrate all the things that make the North a great place

Pan-Northern campaign highlights how the region benefits from direct connectivity from Manchester Airport Organisations, tourism bodies and businesses from across the North welcome the growth and investment opportunities the airport gives all of the region More Than An Airport campaign highlights how Manchester unlocks, trade, community, business and tourism opportunities for the whole of the… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s new private terminal now accepts bookings

Passengers can now book their private jet experience Initial bookings will be taken for selected dates from 11th November 2019 Selected partner airlines for the launch include Thomas Cook Airlines and Oman Air Manchester, UK, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers can now book Manchester Airport’s new private terminal, PremiAir, with packages starting from just £50. Bookings are… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new non-stop service to Bergen

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is expanding its Scandinavian network at Manchester Airport with the addition of a new non-stop service to Bergen. Passengers in Manchester and the North West will now be able to explore the Norwegian city of Bergen for less this winter with fares from £43.90 one way. The… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport gifted 80 trees to local organisations to mark its 80th birthday

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last few months communities across the region have been planting oak trees after Manchester Airport gifted 80 trees to local organisations to mark the year of its 80th birthday. Oak is the traditional anniversary gift for 80 years. From schools to sports clubs and charities to community… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport wins a gold award at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has scooped a prestigious international award in recognition for its efforts to welcome Chinese passengers through the Northern gateway. The UK’s third largest airport won a gold award for its overall performance at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards, organised by the China Outbound Tourism Research… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport offers travel tips and Easter advice

Tips, tools and advice issued to help passengers fly through with ease this summer New signage across the site set to help infrequent users New car parks coming to increase capacity with passengers urged to always pre-book Advice comes as 1.9m set to jet off over the Easter holidays Manchester, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport celebrates the completion of the first major phase of its £1bn transformation programme

First pier and new multi storey car park open this morning Five flights set to take off today, giving passengers a taste of things to come from airport transformation Hundreds of passengers set to sample the new pier today with flights with TUI Airways Manchester, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport is today… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport supports Northern Pride Festival, 19 – 21 July

Manchester, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — ORGANISERS OF one of the UK’s largest free LGBT+ festivals have high hopes for this year’s event, thanks to support from Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport has stepped back on board with the Northern Pride Festival to return as main stage sponsor at the event, which takes place 19… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport sponsors Birmingham Pride for the third year in a row

Manchester, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s third largest airport is making it a hat-trick as sponsor of Birmingham Pride as it returns as the sponsor of the Cabaret Marquee. For 2019 Manchester Airport is bringing Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays onboard with the Cabaret Marquee transforming into the Los Angeles Cabaret Stage…. Read the full press release

Flybe expands its 2019 Summer schedule from Manchester Airport with a total of 21 routes and up to 325 flights a week

Features 21 routes with choice of up to 325 flights a week Up to four flights a week to Luxembourg Weekday increase from three to four daily flights to Dusseldorf Extension of Chambery ski route through to mid-April Includes flights to regional France for peak summer Exeter, England, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s… Read the full press release