Tag: Manchester Airport

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...

dnata inaugurates state-of-the-art cargo complex at Manchester Airport

dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, has opened a new, state-of-the art cargo complex, dnata City North, at Manchester Airport (MAN). Representing an investment of over GBP 30 million, the 150,000 sq ft² facility allows the company to significantly expand and consolidate its Ma...

Aviation Action people charity focuses on peer support as job losses mount

Aviation Action, a new UK charity with a global reach, www.aviationaction.org is formally launching this week.  It has been created for aviation professionals who have suddenly found themselves out of work as a result of cutbacks sparked by the Coronavirus pandemic.   Its founder is Ch...

350 jobs at risk Manchester Airport following Thomas Cook collapse

More than 350 Airside jobs could be lost at Manchester Airport after a ground services firm announced it was pulling out due to the collapse of holiday firm Thomas Cook. The ground services company Aviator employs 351 people involved in, baggage, cargo handling and as well as various other posi...

Manchester Airport to introduce Home baggage collection service

Manchester Airport is introducing an innovative new service for passengers to have their luggage collected from their home prior to departure. The service will allow airport passengers to have their luggage collected straight from their home prior to the date of their departure, enabling them to...

Menzies Aviation awarded ground handling contract by Loganair

Menzies Aviation has welcomed back Scottish-based carrier Loganair back into their portfolio and has been awarded a new ground handling contract at Manchester Airport. Menzies will deliver ground handling services to the Scottish regional airline’s fleet up until July 2022, which will see the ...

Flights chaos yesterday at Manchester Airport after fuel shortage

Nearly 90 flights were cancelled at Manchester Airport over the weekend as unexpected power issues within the airport created a fuel supply problem. The gateway encountered power issue over the weekend, which had a knock-on effect on the fuel supply leading to 87 flights (42 arrivals and 45 depa...

Airport Operators Association launches UK Airports Safety Week 2019

The fourth annual AOA UK Airports Safety Week was launched today [Monday 13 May 2019] by the Airport Operators Association (AOA). Running until Sunday 19 May, the initiative sees airports across the UK holding multiple events for airport staff, staff of associated companies and the general publi...

MAG selects new Rohde & Schwarz security scanners

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has chosen new Rohde & Schwarz QPS201 security scanners for its Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports as part of a five-year agreement. MAG said it made the move as the scanners have a fast scan cycle and open architecture, and will assist in ...

Manchester Airport works with council to tackle private-hire parking over half-term

Manchester Airport is working with Manchester City Council to tackle parking issues created by traffic increase at the airport during February's half-term. The Airport and the City Council will be raising awareness of a new area set up for private hire taxis to wait in before collecting customers fr...

Runways at Manchester and Liverpool airports closed temporarily due to snow

The runways at Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport were temporarily closed today due to snow and the freezing weather conditions. Manchester Airport tweeted from their Twitter account that the airport's airfield team is working to clear the snow and added: "Please check the statu...

PremiAir’s private terminal to open at Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport have revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, designed by Jacobs, offering passengers a private jet experience on commercial airlines with prices starting at just £50. The airport shared preview designs yesterday (January 23) of the new termina...

MAG Airports comment on ‘solid summer’, investment plans for future

MAG Airports group has released a statement summarizing its year, in which the group said it is celebrating a 'solid year' and looking towards its investment plans in the future. Comments were made on the figures and remarks made. These can be read below. Andrew Cowan, Manchester Airport CEO, ...

Manchester Airport: Andrews and Andreas get free lounge access this Friday

To mark St Andrew’s Day (30th November) and to thank the half a million Scottish passengers that fly through Manchester Airport each year, those named Andrew or Andrea, will get free access into the airport’s Escape Lounge that day. With rail, air and coach connections from Manchester Airport...

Manchester Airport teams up with charity in bid to raise cash

Manchester Airport has teamed up with the charity Reuben’s Retreat, to launch a special prize draw, called Challenge 23, in a bid to raise £23,000 for the charity with 23 prizes to giveaway. Challenge 23 will be an online draw, launching on 23rd November with tickets costing £5. It will run f...

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