British-Irish Airports EXPO Partners 2020
British-Irish Airports EXPO Partners 2020
British-Irish Airports EXPO Partners 2020

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:21 AM

Manchester Airport’s new Terminal 2 welcomes first passengers

The first passengers travelled through Manchester Airport’s new terminal extension on 14 July 2021. A Jet2.com flight to Menorca was the first to take-off from the expanded Terminal 2, which is the centrepiece of the £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Programme (MAN-TP). Work started on the transformation in 2017 and – despite a delay of […]

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Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:16 AM

Further expansion at Doncaster Sheffield Airport brings more choice and market-breaking growth

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) and TUI have announced their ambitious bounce-back plan with more seats on sale than ever before. This expansion announcement from TUI means summer 2022 is set to be the biggest on record at DSA with passenger numbers set to grow to more than 1.7 million, potentially exceeding traffic levels of 2019 […]

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Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:04 AM

HMSHost International opens first stores in new Manchester Airport terminal

HMSHost International has opened its first stores at Manchester Airport. Ready to serve the first departing travellers from the new ‘super terminal’ on 14 July 2021 are Amber Alehouse, in partnership with local brewers Seven Bro7hers, along with global favourite KFC. Soon to follow are local cult classic Pot Kettle Black, British favourite Wrapchic and […]

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Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 8:30 AM

Minister of State announces €10 million in funding towards Cork Airport runway reconstruction

Cork Airport has awarded the main construction contract for the rebuilding of its main runway to Colas Limited, part of the International Colas Group, a leader in the field of design, maintenance and construction of transport infrastructure. Minister of State Naughton visited the airport on 12 July 2021 to meet with Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director, […]

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Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 9:12 AM

Manchester Airport to open new Terminal 2 extension

Manchester Airport has confirmed that the first passengers will pass through its new Terminal 2 extension on 14 July 2021. Jet2 and TUI flights will operate from the flagship facility initially, with others to follow in the weeks ahead, as the government’s policy for double-vaccinated passengers comes into play. The extended terminal is the centrepiece […]

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Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 9:03 AM

Heathrow urges Ministers to unlock Britain’s economic potential with further reopening

Heathrow passenger numbers are still nearly 90% down on pre-pandemic 2019 passenger numbers, and much lower than EU rivals. European countries that have supported their aviation sectors throughout the pandemic are seeing the fastest growth as they emerge from the pandemic. Both Schiphol and Frankfurt have surpassed their 2019 cargo volumes, growing by 14% and […]

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Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 4:19 PM

Mass balloon launch takes place from Bristol Airport

More than 30 balloons were launched from Bristol Airport on 9 July 2021 in a historic, record breaking, mass ballooning competition. The mass balloon event, run by Exclusive Ballooning, saw hot air balloons take off by special permission from Bristol Airport runway as they competed in a hare and hounds race, which is the first […]

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Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 3:36 PM

ABM Aviation drives introduction of electric buses at London City Airport

ABM Aviation is helping London City Airport drive its sustainability performance by introducing two types of electric buses to its airside bussing operation. The buses, which will be introduced on a trial basis for four months, have the capacity to carry up to 118 passengers each and will operate from London City Airport’s terminal building to the […]

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Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 2:03 PM

Aviation can deliver £200 billion post-Brexit economic stimulus – supercharging government’s Global Britain ambitions

New research highlights how the UK could undergo an economic pivot post-Brexit, with non-EU trade potentially increasing by 20% over the next five years from nearly £473 billion in 2019 to £570 billion in 2025. According to the Centre for Economics & Business Research, aviation will need to be at the heart of this pivot. […]

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