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MAG to cut up to 900 jobs

Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which operates Manchester, East Midlands and Stansted airports has begun talks with Unions over plans to cut up to 900 jobs. It is understood that 465 roles are under threat at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), 376 at London Stansted (STN/EGSS) and 51 at East Midlands Airport (EMA/EGNX) [read more]

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Manchester to Belfast City route takes off

The new Manchester (MAN/EGCC) to Belfast City Airport (BHD/EGAC) t route has got underway today when the first of four daily return services took off The Aer Lingus Regional service is operated by Stobart Air using an ATR72-600. Julian Carr, Aviation Director at Manchester Airport, said: “It’s great to see [read more]

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Oman Air to end Manchester service

According to muliple sources Oman Air is ending its Manchester (MAN/EGCC) to Muscat service at the end of October 2020. Oman Air had previously planned to operate the flight throughout the Winter 20/21 and Summer 21 but the flights have been taken off sale with the last available date being [read more]

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Virgin Atlantic to launch new routes to Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) is launching new direct services from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Islamabad and London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Lahore & Islamabad. Both services will start in December 2020 with the Lahore service operating 3 times-per-week and the Islamabad service operating 4 times-per-week. Virgin Atlantic said “We’re thrilled to let [read more]

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MAG is latest to voice concern at Government inaction

Manchester Airport parent company, Manchester Airports Group (MAG), has become the latest airport operator to voice concern over the governments inaction on aviation. As we head to the Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester Airport is expecting to see just 25,000 passengers pass through its terminals, a fraction of the 115,000 on [read more]

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Manchester Airport to close Terminal Two again

Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) has announced that it will be closing the airports Terminal Two once again, just weeks after it reopened. The airport originally shut the terminal, along with Terminal Three during the lockdown period of the Coronavirus Pandemic when traffic fell to almost zero but reopened them both in [read more]

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Ryanair: New route from Manchester to Poznan

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) will begin flights from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Poznan, Poland (POZ/EPPO) later this year. The route to Poznan has been one of biggest un-served routes from Manchester Airport based on local demand. Ryanair will operate the route twice-weekly from 27th October. Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan stated: [read more]

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Manchester Airport to re-open terminal 2

Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) has confirmed it is re-opening Terminal 2 from 15th July as passenger numbers increase at the UK’s 3rd busiest airport. Terminals 2 & 3 closed earlier this year as almost all flights from Manchester Airport were suspended at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. Terminal 3 re-opened [read more]