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Emirates Airline Airbus A380 goes around at Manchester, declares fuel emergency and diverts to London Heathrow

On 4 September, an Emirates Airline Airbus A380 (A6-EVA) operated flight EK19 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manchester, United Kingdom. The aircraft performed...

SAS is starting a direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be...

Ethiopian Airlines expands Brussels service to a daily flight in Winter 2019/2020

Ethiopian Airlines will fly daily to Brussels, instead of 6 times per week, as from 27 October 2019. As from end October, Ethiopian Airlines change...

The enchantment of Lapland can be experienced in the winter by EasyJet’s new direct flights between Manchester and Rovaniemi

The new Manchester-Rovaniemi route will be operated with A320 aircraft two times a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, from November to January. The first...

Norwegian announces new route from Manchester to Bergen

Airline expands Scandinavian network Norwegian is expanding its Scandinavian network at Manchester Airport with the addition of a new non-stop service to Bergen. Passengers in...

PIA passenger wants to go to the bathroom but inadvertently deploys emergency slide

On 7 June, Pakistan International Airlines' evening flight PK 702 from Manchester, U.K. to Islamabad, Pakistan departed more than six hours late after an...

British Airways cancels Boeing 747 domestic upgrades, originally scheduled on 25 August

What should have been a highlight for plane spotters and other aviation enthusiasts has now turned into a major fiasco. On 25 August, British...

Easter getaways see Manchester Airport’s passenger numbers continue to grow (+8% in April)

Manchester Airport has seen another month of growth, with an 8% year on year increase in its passenger numbers in April. It sees the...

Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks expand Iceland programme for Winter 2019/2020

Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have announced more once-in-a-lifetime trips to Iceland for Winter 19/20, with additional trips going on sale today from Birmingham, East Midlands and Newcastle. These additional trips mean that Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks are now offering...

Take off for first phase of Manchester Airport’s transformation programme: a new pier at Terminal 2

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUZttcaYbFE] First pier and new multi-storey car park opened on 1 April Five flights took off on the first day, giving passengers a...

From 30 April, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines move from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport

Important information for Brussels Airlines and Eurowings passengers From 30 April 2019, flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Eurowings will depart from and arrive at...

62-year-old American Airlines pilot arrested at Manchester Airport: suspicion of being over the prescribed alcohol limit

On 7 February, American Airlines was forced to cancel flight AA735 from Manchester, United Kingdom to Philadelphia, United States after one of the pilots...

A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 diverts to Birmingham Airport after engine failure

On 7 February, a Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 registered G-JECX took off from Manchester Airport (United Kingdom) to operate flight BE1265 to Luxembourg...

Manchester Airport celebrates record 2018

Manchester Airport’s busiest ever festive period helped the Northern gateway to report a record year for passenger numbers in 2018. More than 28.2 million passengers...

Ethiopian Airlines launches services to Manchester (via Brussels)

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London, at a colourful ceremony graced by the presence of...

Ryanair launches new Manchester route to Kyiv (from April 2019)

Ryanair today (20 November) announced a new route from Manchester to Kyiv, with a twice-weekly service commencing in April 2019 as part of our...

Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport filmed while throwing luggage from a Ryanair aircraft

On 20 September, Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport were filmed while one handler was "throwing" luggage from a Ryanair flight from Malaga into...

easyJet launches its 1000th route: Manchester to Bordeaux

easyJet soars to 1000 routes 1000th route forms part of 16 new routes on sale from the UK today easyJet has reached a key...

Ethiopian Airlines adds Manchester as an extension of Brussels flights from 1 December

MANCHESTER AIRPORT SECURES FLIGHTS TO ADDIS ABABA WITH ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IMPROVING CONNECTIVITY FOR 400,000 PEOPLE Flights start 1st December and will operate 4 times...

VLM Airlines flies to Manchester from both Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges airports from 1 October

Daily connection between Ostend-Bruges and Manchester Airport Antwerp-Manchester: 2 daily flights on weekdays and one return flight on both Saturdays and Sundays VLM will open two...