Airport News

Manchester Airport sees new routes

Tue, 18 Aug, 2009

Three new summer routes have been launched at Manchester Airport by in time for summer 2010.

Following on from its busiest ever August in terms of bookings, the airline intends to offer flights between the north-west airport and Kos, Venice and Gran Canaria.

This is the first time that Manchester will offer passengers scheduled services to either Venice or Kos, with flights expected to start on March 3rd 2010 and May 26th 2010 respectively.'s new route to Gran Canaria, meanwhile, will begin service on May 1st, 2010.

Andrew Cornish, managing director of Manchester Airport, suggested that the new routes would provide a "boost" to travellers setting off from the north-west of England.

He added: "The additions of these scheduled services to Kos, and Venice mean that we are continuing to offer people in the region and further afield an unprecedented choice when it comes to their holiday destination."

In other news, budget airline Flybe has revealed that it will be offering 466 weekly flights from Gatwick Airport during the peak season next summer.

Joe Evans

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