Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport
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Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport

Ryanair has announced a major expansion at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) today including more based aircraft and new routes. The Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) will now base 3 additional Boeing 737-800 aircraft at the airport in the summer, stating in June. In addition to the based aircraft, Ryanair also announced 10 [read more]

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Turkish Airlines increase capacity at Manchester

Turkish Airlines is increasing capacity at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) on its service to Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport (IST/LTBA) The airline will switch the 3-weekly TK1995 / TK1996 service from a Boeing 737 to an Airbus A330 for Summer 2018. The switch happens on 4th June lasting until 14th September. Turkish Airlines [read more]

Singapore celebrates 1 year of the A350 at Manchester
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Singapore celebrates 1 year of the A350 at Manchester

Singapore Airlines is celebrating 1 year of using the Airbus A350 at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC). The state-of-the-art aircraft from European planemaker Airbus first arrived to operate the non-stop Manchester-Houston route on 17 January 2017 and was the first commercial A350 flight from the Airport. The A350 aircraft was a welcome addition [read more]

Virgin changes to A330-200 at Manchester
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Virgin changes to A330-200 at Manchester

Virgin Atlantic is changing some A330 routes at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to the smaller -200 version in 2018. Starting from March ’18, flights from Manchester to Atlanta (ATL/KATL) and New York (JFK/KJFK) will use the smaller Airbus A330 variant and from May ’18, Barbados (BGI/TBPB), Boston (BOS/KBOS) and San Francisco (SFO/KSFO) [read more]

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Manchester sees 3.1% growth in autumn period

Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) has recorded 3.1% growth in this autumn period with over 2.4m passengers using the airport. The news comes on the back of the busiest summer ever for the Northern Hub and brings the rolling 12 month total to 27.7m passengers, up 10.5% on the previous 12 months. [read more]

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Flybe starts Manchester to Southend service

Flybe has begun its Manchester to Southend service. The low-fares airline will operate the service between Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) and London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) 3 times a day Monday to Friday with a single service on a Saturday. The move adds another UK domestic destination for Flybe from Manchester and [read more]