Iraqi Airways A220-300 YI-ARE (Image: Airbus)
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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]

Easyjet Airbus at Manchester Airport (Max Thrust Digital)

easyJet and Virgin Atlantic sign Worldwide deal

Budget airline easyJet (U2/EZY) and Virgin Atlantic have signed a deal through Worldwide by easyJet to interline passengers at Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast airports. The deal means that passengers will be able to connect from domestic or European easyJet flights to seamlessly connect to long-haul flights bound for the US [read more]

Pictured are Rachel Charlesworth, Annie Charlesworth (10), Flecity Charlesworth (6) and Elliott Charlesworth (4) from Stoke, with Universal Studios Shrek and Trolls characters at check-in for the Aer Lingus UK inaugural flight from Manchester Airport direct to Orlando.
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Aer Lingus UK begins Orlando flights

Aer Lingus UK commenced its Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Orlando (MCO/KMCO) on Saturday bringing the total number of Aer Lingus transatlantic routes from the northern gateway to 3. The launch saw EI35, operated by an Airbus A330, departing Manchester at 11:49 local time arriving in Orlando around 9 hours later [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
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New Derry to Manchester air link starts this Winter

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced it will launch a new air link between the Northern Irish airport of Derry (LDY/EGAE) and Manchester (MAN/EGCC). Starting the 1st December 2021, the flight will operate three times per week using a Boeing 737-800. Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason Mc Guinness, said: [read more]