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Manchester Airport to launch private terminal, offering “Private Jet experience” on commercial airlines

Manchester Airport has revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, which offers passengers a “private jet experience” while flying on commercial airlines. The airport is releasing preview designs of the new terminal, which will be called PremiAir. The PremiAir experience will be available to purchase for passengers irrespective […]

Manchester Airport celebrates one year of construction on its £1bn transformation programme

Manchester Airport is marking one year of construction on the biggest investment project in its history by releasing stunning images showing the work completed so far. The North’s global gateway is spending £1bn on transforming the airport, that will see Terminal 2 become 150% bigger than it currently is and become the focal point of […]

Manchester Airport retains its crown as best UK airport for a fourth year in a row

Manchester Airport is flying high after being named the UK’s best airport, for a fourth year running, at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly. The UK’s third largest airport fought off competition from the likes of Heathrow, Liverpool and Birmingham to receive the accolade. The award comes after a magnificent 2017 for Manchester Airport, […]

Summer Numbers Continue to Rise at Manchester Airport

Numbers continue to increase at the UK’s third biggest airport, as more than 3 million people passed through Manchester Airport in July. It sees the airport’s annual rolling total reach 27.2 million people, a year-on-year increase of 12%. The rise in numbers coincides with the busiest day in the airport’s 79-year history. As well as […]

Manchester Airport begins work on £1bn transformation programme

Manchester Airport has begun work on its 10-year, £1 billion transformation programme, which will deliver a major boost to UK’s growth prospects and international competitiveness. This projects will reinforce Manchester Airport’s standing as the UK’s global hub in the North of England, enabling better and more international connections and supporting economic growth across the North. […]

Manchester Airport Transformation Program – watch the T2 fly-through video

Airport operator Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has released a fly-through video showcasing early design renderings of its development plans for Terminal 2 (T2) at Manchester Airport. The transformation of T2 into the airport’s main terminal is a key component of MAG’s £1bn (US$1.2bn) investment program. Key elements of the Manchester Airport Transformation Programme include: the […]

New premium lounge for Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has unveiled plans for a new brand of lounge that will open in Terminal Three in April costing £1.6 million. 1903, named after the year of the Wright Brothers first flight, will hold up to 71 people and provide a more premium offering for passengers looking to get their holidays off to a […]

Manchester Airport serves record 25 million passengers

Manchester Airport in northwest England served 25 million passengers in a year for the first time since opening in 1938, equating to year-on-year growth of 9.3%. The 25 millionth passenger received a wealth of prizes including a pair of return tickets to San Francisco from Thomas Cook Airlines, FastTrack passes, and access to the airport’s […]

New-look Escape Lounge opens at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has completed the £1.9 million upgrade of the Escape Lounge in Terminal 2 just in time for the UK’s big summer getaway. The facelift has allowed the airport to expand the lounge and increase its capacity by a third, so it is now capable of accommodating up to 212 passengers. According to operator, MAG, […]