Airline News

19
June
2019
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
30
April
2019
To mark the inaugural flight from Manchester to Los Angeles, Virgin Atlantic is celebrating another famed link between the two transatlantic cities – music With the help of Andy Bell, former bass player of legendary Mancunian band Oasis, Virgin
02
April
2019
Turkey’s leading low-cost carrier, Pegasus Airlines, will launch flights between Manchester Airport and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen, on 1st July 2019. Pegasus’ new flights will take off from Manchester Airport at 12:40, arriving into Istanbul Sabiha

Corporate News

11
June
2019
As the Government’s consultation on the future of UK aviation comes to a close in a matter of days, the UK’s third biggest airport today called for a firm commitment to the North, as it edged closer to an historic high of 30m passengers. Last
21
May
2019
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
14
May
2019
Manchester Airport has seen another month of growth, with an 8% year on year increase in its passenger numbers in April. It sees the annual rolling passenger total reach 28.8 million for the first time ever. The UK’s third largest airport saw

Community Relations

20
June
2019
As Manchester Airport’s 80th birthday year comes to a close, the northern hub has released a video of school children from across the North enjoying its first book. In September last year, the airport published the book titled ‘Reach for the
06
June
2019
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
13
February
2019
As Manchester Airport prepares for its busiest ever summer, more than 1,000 roles have become available at the Northern gateway. Job-seekers across the region are being invited to attend a special event, on March 7, at Lancashire County Cricket

MANTP News

01
April
2019
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
11
March
2019
Manchester Airport’s £1bn transformation programme has celebrated its latest milestone as it welcomed its 100th apprentice onto the project. With just four weeks until the first phase of the development opens to passengers, Ross Wainwright, 24,
31
October
2018
New time lapse footage shows the installation of key bridge on site Scheme also celebrates ‘topping out’ of the terminal extension More than 1,300 people currently working on site First pier opens to passengers in April 2019 with the terminal

Retail News

01
May
2019
Passengers flying in and out of Manchester Airport can now refill their water bottles free of charge at any of its bars, cafes and restaurants. The UK’s third largest airport has signed up to a scheme called Refill, a national City to Sea
08
March
2019
Dufry has partnered with Manchester Airport and Clinique to celebrate International Women’s Day and share the gift of happiness with Clinique iD through a full brand takeover in the month of March. As part of Clinique’s worldwide International
05
April
2018
Passengers travelling through Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three will get the chance to try three new food and beverage outlets, which opened this week. Offering passengers a mix of options, the outlets will provide additional choice to the six