Tag: Manchester Airport

Storm Isha forces Manchester-Dublin Ryanair flight to divert to Paris

Storm Isha forces Manchester-Dublin Ryanair flight to divert to Paris

A Ryanair flight that took off from Manchester on Sunday was diverted from Dublin to Paris as Storm Isha hit the UK over the weekend. It came after the Met Office, the UK's national weather service, issued an amber warning of gusts hitting 60-70mph inland, and 70-80mph on the coasts, on Sunday ev...

Aer Lingus celebrates two years of direct flights with half a million passengers from Manchester Airport

Aer Lingus is celebrating two years of flying direct from Manchester Airport across the Atlantic, having flown up to half a million passengers since it launched services in October 2021. The direct flights were introduced by the Irish carrier in response to increased customer demand and over the ...

ABM DOUBLES CABIN CLEANING PRESENCE AT MANCHESTER AIRPORT, CLEANING 2.5 MILLION SEATS ANNUALLY    

ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility and aviation services, has more than doubled the number of airlines it serves at Manchester Airport and increased headcount by 163% following the award of three new contracts. The multi-year contracts serving 10 airlines mark a significant increase i...

Emirates to return to pre-pandemic schedule at Manchester airport with a third daily A380 service

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is returning to its pre-pandemic flight schedule from Manchester Airport as it continues to scale UK operations to meet sustained demand. From 1 October 2022, the airline will restart its thrice daily service, adding a daily Boeing 777 servic...

Tui reveals £63m hit from recent travel chaos

By news.sky.com Tui has revealed a €75m (£63m) hit from the recent travel chaos. The holiday group said its customers were affected by about 200 cancelled flights in May and June, particularly due to problems at Manchester Airport. Many airlines have had to cancel flights and there have ...

Manchester Airports Group launch CAVU

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) today announced the union of its American and digital divisions - MAGO and MAG USA - to form a new business, CAVU. Benefitting from MAG’s 80 years of aviation heritage, CAVU has an unrivalled understanding of airport passengers. The newly-formed business will hel...

TUI plane takes off and circles in sky for two hours before turning back to airport

TUI plane takes off and circles in sky for two hours before turning back to airport

By Katie Weston, mirror.co.uk A TUI plane was forced to return to Manchester Airport after a "technical issue" yesterday. The Boeing 767, heading to Cape Verde, was scheduled to depart at 9.25am but was delayed by over an hour. A 'Squawk 7700' emergency was issued shortly after take-off, wi...

Ryanair passengers at Manchester Airport crammed in departures with ‘no ventilation’

Image: @robin1302/Twitter By Sophie Halle-Richards, mirror.co.uk Ryanair passengers complained of being sandwiched in with 'no ventilation' as chaos at Manchester Airport continues. Holidaymakers travelling from the airport's Terminal Three on Tuesday were reportedly left standing for 90 m...

Manchester Airport Managing director to stand down over weeks of chaos

Manchester Airport's managing director Karen Smart is to be standing down amid criticism of the airports management over delayed security queues leading massive disruption. Ian Costigan is said to be inline to take over the role of interim managing director. A spike in COVID-19 cases has resul...

Ryanair flight declares emergency just after take off and diverts to Manchester

Ryanair flight declares emergency just after take off and diverts to Manchester

By Craig Williams & Ashlie Blakey, manchestereveningnews.co.uk A flight had to divert to Manchester Airport this morning after taking off from Glasgow due to a medical emergency. The Ryanair flight FR2522 - which was bound for Alicante - departed from the Scottish airport at 8.47pm but ...

Swissport Second Aspire lounge opening at Manchester Airport

Swissport is opening a new Aspire Lounge in Manchester Airport's Terminal 2. It complements the travel technology innovations and state-of-the-art facilities of the recently expanded Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of Aspire. The new lounge is the second under the Aspire brand in...

MENZIES AVIATION GOES GREEN AT MANCHESTER AIRPORT WITH NEW AER LINGUS TRANSATLANTIC ROUTES

4 November 2021, EDINBURGH: Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, announces the expansion of its contract with Aer Lingus at Manchester Airport to provide passenger, ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing services for both long and short haul flights. Supporting new transatlantic...

Air France commemorates 75 years flying from Manchester airport

Today, Air France is celebrating the milestone of 75 years of operations from Manchester Airport. On 16 June 1946, Air France’s first flight from Manchester took off to Paris, operated by Dakota F-BADX. It was also the first post-war scheduled service from Manchester, after a gap of nearly s...

Baggage handlers at Manchester Airport face job losses as union makes desperate plea for more government support

Baggage handlers at Manchester Airport face job losses as union makes desperate plea for more government support

By Sophie Halle-Richards, manchestereveningnews.co.uk Ground staff based Manchester Airport are facing redundancy after an aviation company proposed to make substantial job cuts. Stobart Aviation Services is looking to reduce the number of baggage handlers at Manchester, Southend and Stansted air...

Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates One Year of Manchester To Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates One Year of Manchester To Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline marks its one-year anniversary of flying from Manchester Airport to Addis Ababa. Manchester is the airlines second UK destination providing four times a week service connecting the north of Engla...

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