Airline News

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08
August
2018
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has increased the frequency on its new direct Manchester to Mumbai service, before the first plane has even taken off. The airline will now offer five flights a week to the Indian city,
17
July
2018
Qatar Airways has announced it will be increasing the frequency of its flights between Manchester and Doha to triple daily from May 2019. The middle eastern airline currently operates 16 flights per week between the two cities – double daily on
12
July
2018
40% growth in passengers expected and the creation of over 175 local jobs Five new based aircraft supporting five new routes including the airline’s 1000th easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that it’s to undertake its

Corporate News

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21
September
2018
  A Manchester Airport spokesman said: “We are committed to ensuring our colleagues have a safe and secure working environment. “That is why we condemn the reckless actions of the driver involved in this case, which could easily have had very
21
September
2018
Manchester Airport's CEO has vowed to crack down on ground handlers following an incident yesterday, which showed employees of Swissport, the handler employed by Ryanair, causing damage to passenger belongings. Andrew Cowan, Manchester
18
September
2018
The UK’s third biggest airport was last night crowned LGBT-Friendly Travel Company of the Year at the annual Travel Trade Gazette Awards, which was hosted by Chatty Man Alan Carr. Manchester Airport was one of ten contenders for the accolade and

Community Relations

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06
September
2018
Manchester Airport today published its own children’s book as part of its 80th birthday celebrations, called “Reach For The Sky”. The book, aimed at Primary School children, tells an enchanting story about travel, determination and achieving your
29
August
2018
Communities across the region are being given the chance to apply for a commemorative oak tree and time capsule as part of Manchester Airport’s 80th birthday celebrations. The UK’s third largest airport announced earlier in the year its intention
18
April
2018
Laing O’Rourke and Trafford College Group host supplier engagement event at Manchester Airport Academy 13 suppliers sign pledge committed to delivering150 apprenticeships through the £1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme So far, Laing

MANTP News

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17
August
2018
Work continuing at pace on scheme with first pier and aircraft stands set to open in 2019 More than £1m a day being spent that’s seen 1,200 jobs created so far New time-lapse footage shows how the scheme has developed over the last 12
02
August
2018
The 80th of 150 apprentices lands a role at the UK’s third largest airport Andy Burnham meets apprentices and businesses benefiting from the project £132m worth of contracts awarded to GM companies First pier set to open in April 2019 and new
06
June
2018
Work has commenced this week on a new taxiway at Manchester Airport that will help to make its operations more efficient as part of its £1bn transformation programme. The building of Taxiway Delta Echo, as the new taxiway will be called, is the

Retail News

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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
15
November
2017
Manchester Airport’s four Escape Lounges have re-opened following a brand refresh and will from now on offer completely all-inclusive food and drink provided by MAG’s own staff. The lounges have had a refresh, with new colour schemes, menu
10
October
2017
Manchester Airport has unveiled a marketing campaign to attract new retailers and F&B outlets as part of its £1bn transformation programme. The ‘We are changing’ campaign comes after construction work on Terminal Two started this summer at the