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Air Arabia Maroc

Air Arabia Maroc launches Manchester to Agadir service

Passengers will be able to travel from Manchester Airport to Agadir in Morocco this winter on a new Air Arabia Maroc service. The Moroccan low cost airline will start twice weekly flights from October to the resort, making Manchester the only airport in the UK outside of London served by the carrier. Adel […]

Eurowings

Eurowings launches Manchester to Salzburg flights

Low-cost airline Eurowings has announced it will launch a new route from Manchester Airport to Salzburg this winter. The German airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city from December 2017. Salzburg is famous for being the backdrop to the Sound of Music and will provide passengers […]

Knowlsey Safari Park

Knowlsey Safari Park: £15 Midweek Motor Madness offer

Knowlsey Safari Park has a great midweek offer throughout March – it will cost just £15 to take a car to the attraction near Liverpool. The offer at the attraction just off the M57 runs from Monday to Friday from March 1-31 with up to seven people per car. Entry […]

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport now one of Europe’s top 20 airports

Manchester Airport is now one of Europe’s top 20 airports by passenger numbers, thanks to another record month. January saw 1,665,943 passengers jet off to the airport’s 210 destinations as people ditched the cold in search of warmer winter climes. That marked year-on-year growth of 11.3% and brings the airport’s […]

Amsterdam

Manchester Airport record Christmas passenger figures

Manchester Airport had its busiest December and Christmas on record last month with more than 1.8m passengers using the airport – an increase of 20% on December 2015. The UK’s third largest airport is also celebrating a record breaking year after adding more than 2million extra passengers in 2016.   More than […]

Cathay Pacific to increase Hong Kong service to Gatwick and Manchester

Cathay Pacific is to increase its services from Hong Kong to both Gatwick and Manchester next year. The airline, which currently has four services a week out of Manchester and Gatwick to Hong Kong, will fly every day from Gatwick and five times a week from Manchester. The airline’s current […]

Thomas Cook Airlines launches direct service from Manchester to San Francisco

Thomas Cook Airlines will fly direct from Manchester to San Francisco from May 2017. The new route joins flights to Los Angeles and Boston launched in 2016, and  New York and Miami in 2015. In addition to the new route, flights to Los Angeles will also increase from two to three flights per week, with […]

Norwegian has launched two new routes to the Canary Islands

Norwegian launches two new routes to the Canary Islands from Manchester Airport

Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched two new routes to the Canary Islands from Manchester Airport this winter.  From October 30, direct twice weekly flights will take off to Gran Canaria for the winter while non-stop year-round flights to Tenerife launch from November 1. The flights will be serviced by brand new 186-seat Boeing […]

Manchester Airport

Airlines throwing away ‘vast quantities’ of liquids at check-in

A decade after restrictions on liquids in aircraft cabins were introduced, vast quantities are still having to be thrown away by passengers during airport security checks. Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which operates Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth airports, confiscated more than 140 million tonnes of bottled drinks last […]