The national flag carrier of Bangladesh has announced its return to Manchester Airport, with a new service to Sylhet and Dhaka set to start in the new year. Biman Bangladesh Airlines will fly three times a week from the airport to the Bangladeshi capital and Sylhet.
As part of the plans the carrier has announced new flights from its northern base, the opening of a new Clubhouse and the refurbishment of Virgin Holidays’ v-room at the airport.
Some of the north if England’s most-loved attractions, high-flying businesses and world-famous institutions are set to be showcased to nearly 30 million people at Manchester Airport.
MAG, the owner of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports, has this month seen a 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers.
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.
MAG saw passenger numbers grow by 3.3 per cent in May as the group’s airports entered the start of a summer season which is predicted to see continued growth. The company is the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw passenger numbers grow by four per cent in April. The news comes as the airports prepare to enter their busy summer season.
MAG has successfully raised £350 million in the UK capital markets through the issuance of a 25-year bond, issued at an interest rate of 2.875 per cent. The company has disclosed that the order book for the bond was four times oversubscribed.
Jacobs has been selected by Manchester Airports Group to design its new PremiAir terminal, offering a unique “private jet experience” for passengers flying on commercial airlines.
MAG has entered a bid to operate Sofia Airport in Bulgaria for the next 35 years. Along with its consortium partner BCEG, the Chinese construction giant, MAG submitted its formal bid to the transport ministry in Sofia.