£1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme: EXPO joins British Aviation Group site visit

Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018, at 2:02 PM

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5 December 2018; Laing O’Rourke Main Office, Manchester Airport: The 11th Meeting of British Aviation Group’s Northern Cluster was given a special briefing on the £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Programme (MAN-TP) which included a special site visit to the entirely new Pier 1 which goes into operation in summer 2019.

20 members of British Aviation Group’s Northern Cluster Group, including the British-Irish Airports EXPO, joined the MAN-TP site visit of the Terminal 2 Pier 1, which is being readied for operational opening next summer.

MAN-TP, the largest private investment in the North-West region, is part of the MAG’s vision for Manchester Airport to become a top 10 European airport and the 2nd primary international gateway to the UK “sitting at the heart of a super-connected Northern transport network.” The work will see Terminal 2 more than double in size to become the airport’s main centre of gravity focused on the introduction of the latest technology and digital products delivering the capability to handle 45 million travellers, each with a smooth and seamless passenger experience.

A perfect (Gate) 10: OMK, a member of British Aviation Group, has provided 1,500 units of its “Flite” seat for the MAN-TP programme.

The work will see Terminal 2 more than double in size to become the airport’s main centre of gravity focused on the introduction of the latest technology and digital products delivering the capability to handle 45 million travellers, each with a smooth and seamless passenger experience.

The expert Pier 1 tour was led by M&E consultant, Gavin Blakemore, Associate Director, Hoare Lea.

Brad Miller, now MAG Chief of Staff, speaks at the British-Irish Airports EXPO when MAN-TP Programme Director.

MAN-TP, which has been extensively profiled at the British-Irish Airports EXPO through both presentations and on extensive MAN-TP themed exhibits backed by attendance of 30+ MAG/MAN-TP visiting buyers.

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