Tag: Manchester Airport

Primera Air

Primera Air launches flights from Manchester to Malaga

Low-cost airline Primera Air is launching new flights from Manchester to Malaga for winter 2018. The flights will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from October with fares starting from €35 (£31) one way. Primera Air chief commercial officer, Anastasija Visnakova, said: “Historically, Malaga is […]

Cathay Pacific A350

Cathay Pacific increases Manchester Airport to Hong Kong service

Cathay Pacific has increased its five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Hong Kong to a daily flight. James Ginns, Cathay Pacific’s Regional General Manager Europe, said: “Boosting our Manchester flights into a daily service highlights the popularity of the route and the global importance of the Northern Powerhouse. “We are delighted […]

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 […]

Seb Thompson (Manchester Airport) and Robin Kiely launch Ryanair's new Frankfurt flights

Ryanair adds new Frankfurt flights from London Stansted and Manchester

Ryanair has launched new routes to Frankfurt from London Stansted and Manchester as part of its extended UK winter 2017 schedule. The flights will depart twice a day from London Stansted, while there will be six a week from Manchester from October. Ryanair’s head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “We are pleased to announce […]

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 […]

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 […]

Virgin Atlantic announces new direct US flights from Manchester

Virgin Atlantic will fly to San Francisco and Boston from Manchester Airport starting from next year. It is the first time in the airport’s history that there has been a direct route to San Francisco, seen as a key tourist and business destination. In addition to the new US routes […]

Vueling Airlines

Vueling Airlines adds Tenerife route from Manchester Airport

Vueling Airlines is set for further expansion from Manchester Airport this summer adding a new route to Tenerife.  The Spanish low-cost airline will operate one flight a week to the Canary Island during July and August and two flights a week in September and October. Vueling, part of International Airlines […]

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport: Record 1.5 million passengers for January

Almost 1.5 million people travelled through Manchester Airport in January – a new record. In total, 1,415,735 people travelled through the UK’s third biggest airport during the month, an increase of 7.8% on the previous year. Popular destinations included Dubai, Palma and Tenerife. The bumper January also saw an increase […]