Hainan Boeing 787
Civil Aviation News

Manchester to Beijing route restarts on Monday

Hainan Airlines (HU/CHH) is set to resume its Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Beijing, China route on Monday 22nd August. The Chinese carrier declared bankruptcy in 2021 which saw the parent group split into four separate organisations and the airline was restructured after investment from Liaoning Fangda Group Industrial. Hainan will be [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
News

Manchester Airport gets capacity boost from TUI

TUI Airways UK (BY/TOM) has announced it is increasing capacity to seven destinations from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) as well as basing an additional Boeing 737 there. The increase will see greater availability of the popular 10/11 night breaks to Greece, Palma, Cyprus, and Turkey for customers seeking longer than a [read more]

Manchester Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation News

Airports planning for a bumper half-term getaway

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) says it is expecting the February half-term to be one of the busiest periods it has had since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. The group says it is expecting around 1.5 million passengers to pass through Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX) and London [read more]

Iraqi Airways A220-300 YI-ARE (Image: Airbus)
Aviation Engineering & Leasing News

Iraqi Airways gets first A220 (via Manchester)

Iraqi Airways has officially taken delivery of its first Airbus A220 aircraft, the first of five it has on order. The aircraft, A220-300 YI-ARE, was delivered to Baghdad, Iraq on Friday 7th January from the Airbus assembly line in Mirabel Canada, stopping off at Manchester Airport in the early hours [read more]