Manchester Airport: Bookings are now open for the Runway Visitor Park’s Flight Academy for kids

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme is back over February Half Term Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the cockpit of a real aircraft and see the roles that keep the airport running in action ‘Midweek Madness’ short tours of Concorde from just £5 also available on Wednesday 16th February and Thursday 24th February,  All day parking just… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport Group to host CAPA Airline Leader Summit – Airlines in Transition on 7/8-Apr-2022

Manchester, UK, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — CAPA – Centre for Aviation (CAPA), the world’s most trusted source of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry and part of the Aviation Week Network, has announced that it will resume its cornerstone CAPA Airline Leader Summit – Airlines in Transition with the event bookmarked for 7/8-Apr-2022 in Manchester,… Read the full press release

Caffè Nero to open a new store at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Premium Coffee House, Caffè Nero has announced it will open a new retail unit at George Best Belfast City Airport. Creating a total of 12 jobs, the store at Belfast City Airport will be the first airport based Caffè Nero outlet in Northern Ireland. A pop-up… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the relaunch of Nouvelair’s services to Tunisia

Manchester, UK, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the positive news of the relaxation of travel restrictions by both UK and Tunisian Governments, Nouvelair has decided to re-launch its regular flights from Manchester. Flights initially started in July 2021 but had to be suspended shortly afterwards due to the restrictions imposed by the UK… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to have a direct feed of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) thru partnership with Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK

The transport of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) direct from production plant to Manchester Airport via existing pipeline will be a first for the UK Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK is developing a new SAF refinery at Stanlow called Fulcrum NorthPoint The SAF development could create 100s of green jobs in the North West during its construction… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the return of services to US destinations

From 8th November the USA is set to open for British passengers First flights from Manchester since the pandemic are set to depart to New York and Orlando on the same day with Virgin Atlantic Services to Houston and Atlanta are also set to return over the coming months with several airlines Three million people from… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes resumption of Air Transat’s services to Toronto, Canada

Canadian carrier Air Transat to resume Toronto route from Manchester as aviation sector starts to recover TUI brings back routes to Caribbean winter sun hotspots after huge reduction to the travel ‘red list’ Aer Lingus gears up for launch of Barbados route, its first direct transatlantic route from the UK Manchester, UK, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park announces return of its Flight Academy programme

Popular Flight Academy programme made its return over school summer holidays Sessions will now also run daily over the upcoming half term from Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the flight deck and pretend to be a pilot and see the roles that keep the airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes resumption of Norwegian services to Oslo

Norway’s flag carrier resumes its Oslo route from Terminal Two on Friday Service will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays Norwegian is the latest of more than a dozen airlines to move into new-look terminal, which opened its doors in July Manchester, UK, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport will welcome back… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes KLM and Air France to its new £1bn ‘super-terminal’

KLM and Air France will both operate from Terminal Two starting on Tuesday (28th September) Manchester favourites San Carlo and Pot Kettle Black will also open airport branches on Thursday (30th September) and next Monday (4th October) respectively More than a dozen airlines now operating from new-look terminal, which opened its doors in July Manchester, UK, 2021-Sep-28 —… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport calls on the Government for a simplified system for international travel

Manchester Airport calls on Government to introduce a simple two-tier travel system ahead of October 1st review Government figures show UK aviation is the worst hit sector, more than 90% down on pre-pandemic levels Manchester Airport served around 16% of pre-pandemic traffic over the crucial summer months, with numbers still 74% down in August compared to… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines relocates to Manchester Airport’s new-look ‘super-terminal’

Greek airline will now operate from Terminal Two starting on Tuesday (27th July) World Duty Free Express unit now open in Terminal Two Departures, with Pret-a-Manger and Starbucks in Arrivals slated for opening in early August To see the new Terminal Two check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rTvzbc7VEY Manchester, UK, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aegean Airlines… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Brussels Airlines, airBaltic and Ethiopian Airlines to move into Manchester Airport’s new-look Terminal Two

Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Brussels Airlines, airBaltic and Ethiopian Airlines to move this week after successful launches from Jet2.com, TUI and Singapore Airlines Flagship Terminal Two extension opened last week M&S and Accessorize to welcome first customers this week Passengers recommended to check their terminal and check latest guidance before travelling To see highlights from… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s new Terminal Two extension to open on Wednesday this week

Jet2.com, TUI and Singapore Airlines will be the first to operate flights from the new facilities, with more to follow over the coming weeks Details of shops, bars and restaurants that will open revealed Two new lounges will offer passengers a relaxed space pre-flight Covid-19 safety measures to give passengers peace of mind as they fly… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes easyJet’s flights to Ibiza

easyJet’s inaugural flight from Manchester to Ibiza took off for the first time on Saturday Seats are available to book for this summer with great value fares from just £24.99* The airline is providing more flexibility for flights than ever before through its Protection Promise, including fee free flight changes to any date or destination… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to quadruple number of testing centres across the entire campus

Manchester Airport is set to increase its one testing site to four across the entire campus Randox comes onboard alongside existing testing partner Collinson to deliver the new facilities Mixture of pre-booked drive-through and walk-through centres to be offered with rapid three-hour PCR testing available Majority of the sites to be open by early July, with… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Singapore Airlines’ resumption of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route

First flight launches 17 July Three weekly departures on the A350-900 aircraft Manchester, UK, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A week after the Airline celebrated its 50th anniversary of flying from the UK, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is delighted to announce the return of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route, beginning on 17th July 2021. Initially, the flight will operate three times… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to support sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society across Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Airport fund awards £29,064 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire Sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society amongst beneficiaries Grants set to fund a cuddle bed, new kitchen equipment, goal posts, and a hopscotch area Community Trust Fund has handed out more than £3.5m since its launch in 1997 For more information or… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund awards almost £30,000 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Airport fund awards £29,064 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire Sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society amongst beneficiaries Grants set to fund a cuddle bed, new kitchen equipment, goal posts, and a hopscotch area Community Trust Fund has handed out more than £3.5m since its launch in 1997 For more information or… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport staff deliver gift packs to schools and care homes through ‘Give & Go’ campaign

Airport colleagues volunteered to deliver gift packs and selection boxes to schools and care homes ‘Give & Go’ campaign for colleagues to donate toys, gifts and food items Raffle held with ten winners receiving gift pack and hamper Manchester, UK, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport workers helped spread Christmas cheer in Woodhouse… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes SunExpress’ direct flight to Antalya in Turkey

Manchester, UK, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SunExpress, a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines is launching a direct flight between Manchester Airport and Antalya in Turkey on 26th March 2021. The route will be served twice per week before going up to four a week from 30th May. “After a year of staying at… Read the full press release

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