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Emirates resumes flights from Manchester

Emirates has resumed flights for passengers between Manchester and Dubai, reconnecting people and businesses in the North of England to 30 destinations currently on Emirates’ growing network. The twice weekly Boeing 777-300ER flights to MAN will operate every Wednesday and Sunday. The resumption of flights from Manchester makes the airport the second Emirates UK gateway to reopen, alongside London Heathrow.

This expansion of services allows UK customers to fly to destinations in the Asia Pacific, including Australia, with a convenient connection in Dubai.

Manchester Airport closes two terminals

In a statement from Charlie Cornish, CEO of Manchester Airport Group, the news of a significant drop in global demand for air travel has impacted Manchester Airport: “Like all airports across the world, Manchester Airport has experienced a significant fall in passenger volumes as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Given this reduction in departing and arriving flights, and the likelihood traffic will decline further, we have taken the decision to work towards operating from a single terminal.

“This will happen from 25 March and all flights that were due to depart from Terminal Two and Terminal Three,

Manchester Airport Group celebrate 80 supersonic years

Last year was a significant one for the airport. It celebrated its 80th birthday in June in which they looked back on what had been achieved and also forwards to the future.

As part of the celebrations The Concorde Conference Centre at Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park recently played host to over 180 corporate guests as they celebrated the Airport’s milestone birthday. To mark the occasion, there was an aviation fun filled evening with guests checking in on arrival issued with boarding passes before dining under the wings of the iconic Concorde.