Manchester Airports Group has reported adjusted EBITDA of £380 million for the year to March 31st, up 5.9 per cent on the previous year. The increased was supported by a significant programme of investment in new facilities and infrastructure at Manchester and London Stansted, the group said in a statement.
Despite a UK-wide heatwave, 3.1 per cent more passengers flew away through MAG’s three airports in July. London Stansted experienced the highest rate of growth in the group, up 7.4 per cent year-on-year to serve 2.8 million passengers in July, its busiest ever.
Karen Smart, currently director of landside operations at London Stansted Airport, has been appointed managing director of East Midlands Airport.
A plane has been forced to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport after being diverted from Birmingham Airport due to a minor technical fault. A spokesman for the airport confirmed that the First Choice flight, which was travelling from Barbados, landed safely after being at 05:40 GMT following the diversion.
Brad Miller, the current Projects and Procurement Director for the Manchester Airports Group, has been named as the new Managing Director of East Midlands Airport, replacing Penny Coates.
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East Midland Airport (EMA) have reported a steady increase in passengers numbers this summer, with 80, 000 passengers passing through the airport in July alone, helped by the lack of sunny conditions in the UK this year.