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.
Jet Airways has increased the frequency on its new direct Manchester to Mumbai service, before the first plane has even taken off. The airline will now offer five flights a week to the Indian city, giving people of the North increased flexibility and options.
MAG posted a 6.4 per cent increase in passenger numbers last month, as London Stansted saw new long-haul routes added to departure boards and Manchester had the busiest June in its 80-year history.
Manchester Airports Group has reported its seventh consecutive year of growth in adjusted EBITDA, up 5.8 per cent to £359 million.
The acquisition will enable MAG to improve its ability to distribute and market its own car parking, airport lounges and fast-track products in addition to those at other airports outside of the group.
Manchester Airport has appointed a new travel trade marketing manager, as the gateway gears up for its busiest ever summer. Olivia Bussey has joined the UK’s third busiest airport after previously working as a travel consultant for TUI.
Work has commenced on a new taxiway at Manchester Airport that will help to make its operations more efficient as part of its £1 billion transformation programme.