Manchester Airport has unveiled plans to become the first UK airport with a direct supply of low carbon hydrogen fuel, announcing a partnership with HyNet – one of the UK’s leading Government-backed industrial decarbonisation projects.
Kuwait Airways is launching direct flights to Manchester, in a move seen as a boost to the economies of both Kuwait and the north on England. The flights will operate three times weekly from 1 May.
To allow for the additional flight movements, Manchester Airport t is set to reopen its second runway from next Tuesday. Plans are also in place to gradually reopen the third terminal at the airport.
Airport City Manchester has commenced work on the construction of a brand new 412-bedroom Tribe hotel. It will be the first property from the brand in the UK.
Manchester Airport is expecting February half-term to be one of its busiest periods since the pandemic began, as passengers respond to the removal of testing requirements.
Manchester Airports Group is looking to recruit more than 500 staff at Manchester Airport in passenger security roles, with other vacancies in areas including customer service, car parks and hospitality.
Aer Lingus flights from Manchester to Barbados will return for take-off this coming winter, with the non-stop route recommencing from November 2nd.
Turkish Airlines will be operating direct daily flights from Manchester to Antalya starting from April 1st. A new daily route to Dalaman will start the following day.
Ryanair has added an additional route to its summer schedule, with plans to fly from Manchester to Menorca twice a week from May unveiled as the schedule is rebuilt.
According to data from November, the group was serving around 60 per cent of pre-pandemic traffic, with London Stansted recovering at the fastest rate overall.
In a further sign the aviation sector may be turning a corner following the Covid-19 pandemic, MAG has confirmed more than 1,000 jobs are available at its airports in the UK.
Organisations from across the travel industry have welcomed a decision from prime minister, Boris Johnson, to phase out pre-departure tests for arrivals into England.