Manchester Airport named UK’s best airport at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport is flying high after being named the UK’s best airport at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards last night. The UK’s third largest airport fought off competition from the likes of Heathrow, Liverpool and Birmingham to receive the accolade. The award comes after the busiest summer on… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes new Cathay Pacific service between Manchester and Hong Kong

Manchester Airport welcomes new Cathay Pacific service between Manchester and Hong Kong   MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has announced that it will be bolstering its frequency in the North West by offering daily flights between Manchester and Hong Kong as of 1 December 2017. The extra services will operate… Read the full press release

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft   London, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch seven new routes from Manchester Airport this summer and three new destinations from Manchester’s sister airport Stansted. From May the airline will begin summer-only direct… Read the full press release

Norwegian expands at Manchester Airport with two new low-cost routes to the Canary Islands

LONDON, 2016-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s best low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its rapid expansion at Manchester Airport by launching two new low-cost routes to the Canary Islands this winter. Holidaymakers can now enjoy soaring temperatures at fares as low as £39.90 for some guaranteed winter sun. From 30 October, brand new direct twice… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport: Hainan Airlines launches service to Beijing

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, 2016-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today marks a major milestone in the drive to create a Northern Powerhouse, as the first ever direct, scheduled flight from anywhere outside of London to mainland China launches, from Manchester Airport. Also hailed as a significant moment for UK aviation, the Hainan Airlines service to Beijing takes… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Chaplaincy team joins forces with Greater Manchester Police to promote diversity and respect within multi-cultural communities

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chaplaincy team at Manchester Airport are joining forces with Greater Manchester Police to promote diversity and respect within multi-cultural communities. Part of a national community led initiative, ‘We stand together’ celebrates our differences, promotes respect and tolerance and builds a stronger, safer more cohesive society. Manchester Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Run raised £5,000 for two chosen charities – CLIC Sargent and Flying Start

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 60 runners took part in a charity race around the runways of Manchester Airport on Sunday, raising almost £5,000 for two charities. The 6km race was organised by Manchester Airport and British Airways to raise money for their two chosen charities – CLIC Sargent and Flying… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport again named UK’s best airport at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport is flying high after being named the UK’s best airport at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly. The UK’s third largest airport fought off competition from the likes of Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham to receive the accolade for the second year running. The award comes… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport invites businesses to bid for contacts for its 10-year transformation programme

Businesses are being invited to bid for contracts worth up to £500m, as part of Manchester Airport’s 10-year transformation programme. MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport has issued a contract notice for the Terminal Two transformation phase, and includes the design and construction of an extension to the existing building, more… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport marks its busiest September in history with an average of 81,004 travellers every single day

Manchester Airport student arrivals to study at 49 different UK universities Post-school summer holiday getaways for ‘DINKYs’ also help push airport up 5.44% for the month MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-10-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A record-breaking total of 2,430,142 people travelled through Manchester Airport in September 2015, making it the busiest September in the airport’s… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport saw 6.1% YoY increase in passengers flying in July with a record-breaking 2,557,327 people travelled through the airport

Wet weather on 23 of July’s 31 days sees exodus of 2.5 million sun-seekers Flights to America at an all-time high MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-8-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport saw a 6.1% year-on-year increase in passengers flying in July, after Manchester and the North of England experienced a rain-drenched start to the busy… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport: Barcelona-based airline Vueling to launch direct service to Barcelona from 19th June 2015

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-2-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling, the Barcelona-based airline, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), is set to launch a direct service to Barcelona from Manchester Airport on 19th June 2015. The flight will depart Manchester on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday flying to Terminal 1 at Barcelona El Prat Airport, which… Read the full press release

Emirates replaced Boeing 777 with Airbus A380 on its EK019/020 service between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced that as of 1st February 2015, its EK019/020 service between Dubai International Airport and Manchester Airport, currently operated by a Boeing 777, will be replaced with an Airbus A380. The introduction of the second daily A380 means… Read the full press release

Britain’s Got Talent star Alesha Dixon joined Thomson Airways to celebrate the inaugural long haul flight of UK’s first 787 Dreamliner

2013-07-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Manchester Airport, 8th July 2013: Much-loved star of Britain’s Got Talent, Alesha Dixon, surprised holidaymakers today when she joined Thomson Airways team to celebrate the inaugural long haul flight of its superstar 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Usually judging Britain’s talent, Alesha learnt some new skills as she stunned customers flying to Florida, helping on the… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport Escape Lounge wins Global Award in the Priority Pass of the Year Awards

2013-06-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Manchester Airport’s Escape Lounge has won a prestigious global award in the Priority Pass of the Year awards. The Terminal One Escape Lounge has been announced as winner of the Best Staff category, beating off competition from over 600 lounges around the world. Suzy Taylor, Manchester Airport Escape Lounges Manager, said: “To… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport, International Fire Training Centre (IFTC) to partner on firefighter training courses

2013-06-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Manchester Airport is set to become a training partner with the International Fire Training Centre (IFTC) and host firefighter training courses at the airport from next week. Together, the two businesses will deliver training to airport fire and rescue services and in doing so, they aim to deliver real benefits to the… Read the full press release