Jet Airways A330 (Image: Helmy Oved CC BY-SA2.0)
New Routes

New Route: Manchester to Mumbai

Major Indian airlines Jet Airways (9w/JAI) has announced that it will operate a four-times-weekly service from Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Mumbai (BOM/VABB). The route will start in November 2018 and will operate on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday using an Airbus A330 with 254 seats. The route will be Jet Airways [read more]

Manchester Airport welcomes Ethiopia Airlines
New Routes

Ethiopian Airlines extends network to Manchester

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it is extending its UK network to include Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) from 1st December 2018. The four-times-per-week flight will be operated by a 2-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner and whilst Addis Ababa (ADD/HAAB) to Manchester will be direct, the Manchester to Addis Ababa sector will go via [read more]

VLM Airlines A320
New Routes

VLM to launch flights from Manchester

Belgian carrier VLM has announced it is to begin flights from Manchester Airport to Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges from October 2018. VLM will operate flights to Antwerp twice daily Monday to Friday, with daily flights over the weekend. Ostend-Bruges will be served once a day. The Ostend-Bruges service is a first [read more]

Jet2 Boeing 737-800 G-JZHH
New Routes

Jet2 increases flights at BHX, EMA and MAN

Low-Cost airline has announced it is increasing flights at some airports and adding a new route at East Midlands in the 2nd half of Summer 18. Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) sees increases on 5 routes with Corfu increases to twice-weekly, Iraklion, Mahon and Rhodes to four-times-per-week and Zakynthos up to [read more]

Flybe Dash 8 -Q400 - File Image
Aviation safety news

Flybe flight carries out emergency landing at Manchester

A Flybe (BE/BEE) flight from Edinburgh to London City has carried out an emergency landing at Manchester Airport this morning. Flight BEE1333 left Edinburgh Airport at 7:32am before declaring an emergency and rapidly descending down to 5000ft.  The aircraft, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 G-PRPL, is understood to have suffered [read more]