Manchester Airport News

MAG sees continued growth at UK airports

MAG sees continued growth at UK airports

5 days ago Airline News

MAG owned airports in the UK saw continued growth in both passenger numbers and cargo tonnes flown in July. Manchester Airport, the only airport in the UK with two runways apart from London Heathrow, grew 7.4 per cent year on year to handle more than three million passengers in July.

New chief executives at Manchester and Stansted airports in UK

New chief executives at Manchester and Stansted airports in UK

7 August 2017 Airline News

Manchester Airports Group is announcing changes to its executive committee, which will result in new chief executive taking charge at Manchester and London Stansted airports. Ken O’Toole will take up the role of chief executive at London Stansted Airport, while Andrew Cowan will replace him as chief executive at Manchester Airport.

Manchester Airport begins £1bn transformation programme

Manchester Airport begins £1bn transformation programme

24 July 2017 Airline News

The secretary of state for transport, Chris Grayling, has visited Manchester Airport to see work begin on its ten year, £1 billion transformation programme. The programme is designed to deliver a major boost to the UK’s growth prospects and international competitiveness.

Virgin Atlantic kicks off US expansion for Manchester Airport

Virgin Atlantic kicks off US expansion for Manchester Airport

30 March 2017 Airline News

Virgin Atlantic has kicked off a major growth drive at Manchester Airport, launching the first of a hat trick of new long haul routes to America. The airline waved off its inaugural service to San Francisco, the first ever direct route to northern California from the north of England.