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

Manchester Airport announces return of Flight Academy programme at Runway Visitor Park, 24 – 28 October

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme gives youngsters the chance to sit in the cockpit of a real plane and see the roles that keep the airport running in action Sessions are for 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs age groups Ticket for one adult and one child costs just £12 For more information see www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2022-Sep-30 —… 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 updates on progress on its recovery ahead of peak summer season

Manchester, UK, 2022-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has provided an update on its recovery ahead of the start of the peak summer season. All schools within the airport’s catchment have now broken up, with more than 3.5m people set to travel through the Northern gateway this summer. That represents Manchester’s busiest period… 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

Manchester Airport welcomes Gulf Air services between Bahrain and Manchester

Gulf Air set to launch direct flights to Bahrain from 1st June Currently 28,000 passengers from the North of England travel there each year indirectly More than 2 million people in the airport’s catchment area fly to destinations on Gulf Air’s extended network Flights welcomed by a range of stakeholders and organisations Return economy flights… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to benefit 19 organisations with £33,000 pledge

April quarterly meeting results in grants to 19 organisations Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund is celebrating 25 years helping not-for-profit organisations in neighbouring communities Beneficiaries include a bowling club, a martial arts centre and a community newspaper For more information or to apply for a grant see: www.manchesterairport.co.uk/community Manchester, UK, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches largest ever recruitment drive on 24th May at Wythenshawe Forum

A jobs fair with representation from Manchester Airport and more than a dozen of its on-site partners is to be held at Wythenshawe Forum on Tuesday 24th May Manchester Airport has launched its largest ever recruitment drive as the travel industry rebounds from the pandemic Hundreds of roles available in security alone; other positions also on… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Kuwait Airways’ direct flights between Kuwait and Manchester

Kuwait Airways set to launch direct flights to Manchester from 1st May Currently 49,000 passengers from the North of England travel there indirectly Inbound tourism boom predicted as pre-pandemic 23,000 people a year from Kuwait visited the North West, spending more than £22m Route set to be popular for students, with 2,960 currently studying at universities… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Air Canada’s resumption of non-stop service between Manchester and Toronto

Enhanced service with Air Canada mainline operating from Manchester Manchester, UK, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has announced it will resume its non-stop seasonal service between Manchester and Toronto, operating five-times weekly from 1 June – 30 September 2022. Air Canada flights from Manchester to Toronto will be operated with Airbus A330-300… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund kicks off its 25th year with £27,000 pledge to 13 community projects

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund this year celebrates a quarter of a century helping not-for-profit organisations in neighbouring communities Trust Fund’s quarterly meeting in January resulted in more than £27,000 worth of grants to 13 organisations Beneficiaries include sports clubs, youth groups and community allotment projects For more information or to apply for a grant… Read the full press release

Airport City Manchester starts construction on brand new 412-bedroom TRIBE hotel

Airport City Manchester has commenced work on the construction of a brand new 412-bedroom TRIBE hotel, which is the first of its kind in the UK. Manchester, UK, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Set in the heart of Airport City Manchester’s hotel district, TRIBE will be the third new hotel to be built at… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park unveils new state of the art flight simulator

New, fully-interactive simulator provides immersive flying experience Prices start at just £6pp The simulator joins other well-loved attractions at the park including Concorde and other retired aircraft For more information see https://www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk/ Manchester, UK, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park is taking its guests closer to the skies than ever… Read the full press release

Swissport international opens second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport international is further expanding its lounge business in the UK with the opening the second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport on 1 February 2022. The new lounge complements the innovations in travel technology and state-of-the-art facilities of Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of… Read the full press release

Customer service, hospitality, security jobs available at Manchester Airport’s Jobs Fair which starts on 10 February 2022

Jobs fair will be held on Thursday 10th February Hundreds of roles available at Manchester Airport, including 500 in security Other roles include customer services and hospitality positions Recruitment drive comes after travel restrictions were eased, with a range of benefits on offer to MAG employees To book a place visit the Jobs Fair’s Eventbrite page Manchester, UK,… Read the full press release

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