MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, finished the year on a high as December saw each airport welcome more passengers than they did in the equivalent month last year.
Airports in London are preparing for the busy Christmas period, with millions of passengers expected to fly out of the UK on festive breaks over the next week.
A landmark route into the heart of Africa has taken off, underlining Manchester Airport’s role in connecting the north of England to the world. Ethiopian Airlines’ inaugural flight left the UK’s third largest airport 100 per cent full and will unlock more than 60 connections across Africa.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw continuing growth in November as new long-haul routes saw its airports serve 7.7 per cent more passengers than in the same month last year.
Ethiopian Airlines will commence flights from their second UK destination next week with a four-times-a-week service from Manchester to Addis Ababa.
The announcement was made by Michael Strassburger, EL AL Israel Airlines vice president commercial and industry affairs, together with Amir Halevi, director general of Israel Ministry of Tourism.
The milestone celebrations were shared with apprentices who are working on the transformation – the biggest investment in Manchester Airport’s 80-year history – and local businesses that have secured contracts as part of it.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, has served 60 million passengers a year for the first time in its history.
The UK-based group already operates three major airports in the UK at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands, which together serve 60 million passengers per year.
Charlotte Shi has joined the third busiest airport in the UK after previously working as a senior lecturer in fashion marketing and branding at Nottingham Trent University and a project consultant for Unibail-Rodamco in Paris.
Manchester Airport is marking one year of construction on the biggest investment project in its history by releasing stunning images showing the work completed so far.
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.