Articles Tagged ‘MAN’

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic 'fever' grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic ‘fever’ grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

The UK is gearing up for a high-profile 2012, but what does the year hold for the country’s airports? How many of the nation’s 20 airports that handle over one million passengers per annum are currently growing? Which airlines and airports will be launching most new routes this year?

SAS launches new route to Manchester Airport from Bergen in Norway

SAS launches new route to Manchester Airport from Bergen in Norway

SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies from Bergen in Norway to Manchester in the United Kingdom.

GOOOOOOAL!!!!! Ryanair’s Manchester-Katowice stadium cake scores with over 1,000 votes

GOOOOOOAL!!!!! Ryanair’s Manchester-Katowice stadium cake scores with over 1,000 votes

Surely even the losers can agree that Katowice Airport’s football stadium cake is a worthy winner in the record public Cake of the Week vote for the Winter Season Route Launches Part II. 12 route launch cakes were submitted but, despite tweeting campaigns by others, Katowice’s cake, symbolising the hopes for next year’s Poland/Ukraine-hosted EURO […]


Ryanair launches 22 new routes from 24 airports in 12 countries

Ryanair launches 22 new routes from 24 airports in 12 countries

New Manchester base accounts for 12 of Ryanair’s 22 new routes launched this week. Leipzig/Halle is new destination.

Monarch makes Sharm El-Sheikh a scheduled service

Monarch makes Sharm El-Sheikh a scheduled service

UK leisure airline converts two Egyptian routes from charter to scheduled. Announces 14 new routes for summer 2012.

easyJet launches new route from Manchester to Madrid

easyJet launches new route from Manchester to Madrid

easyJet links bases in Spain and UK with four weekly flights. Competes directly with Iberia and Ryanair.


Norwegian enters two more SAS markets

Norwegian enters two more SAS markets

Norwegian adds new international routes from Copenhagen (to Trondheim) and Oslo (to Manchester); competes with SAS on both routes.

Iberia launches two new international routes from Madrid

Iberia launches two new international routes from Madrid

Iberia now flies from Madrid to Manchester in the UK and Luanda’s Quatro de Fevereiro Airport in Angola.

Blue Islands launches new route from Jersey to Manchester

Blue Islands launches new route from Jersey to Manchester

Blue Islands now flies from Jersey Airport in the Channel Islands to Manchester Airport in northern England.


Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe’s joint venture with Finnair to take over Finncomm’s operations sees the launch of seven new routes this week. Plus two new routes from Manchester.

easyJet's five 'new' routes; ends Rome CIA services

easyJet’s five ‘new’ routes; ends Rome CIA services

Two new routes, a resumption and two routes changing airports in Rome comprise easyJet’s key winter schedule changes

Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

The UK’s busiest airport outside of London has had an up-and-down last 10 years. easyJet has been growing fast since 2008 and Ryanair is about to open a base with 20 new routes. But which are the leading airlines, and which LCC is returning this winter after a four year absence? And which other carriers […]