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First UK airport gaming site opened at Manchester

Manchester has become the first UK airport to introduce a Gaming Point.

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Manchester Airport adds new airlines and routes

Manchester Airport is seeing the start and return of several new routes with the introduction of the summer 2024 airline schedule, with new destinations to Asia, Africa and Europe.

Manchester Airport for MSFS out now

Scenery developer TaiModels has released EGCC Manchester International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Ultimate Manchester Airport Quiz

The Airliner World team are at The Aviation Show at Manchester Airport’s viewing park this weekend, so in the spirit of that we present a series of questions on the North West England hub.

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Planespotting highlights of busiest ever day at Manchester Airport

Two decades ago, AC Milan and Juventus met in the 2003 Champions League final held at Old Trafford. The associated airlift of Italian football fans culminated in what remains the busiest day in Manchester Airport’s history as 55,000 additional passengers passed through the hub. Richard Vandervord shares images from the ‘Italian Invasion’

Jet2 welcomes first A321neo into service

The low-cost leisure carrier rolled out the VIP treatment in celebration

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UK planespotting highlights for April 2023

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part, they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

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Fire on the runway: How British Airtours Flight 28M changed aviation forever

In the latest of a special series of reports, Stephen Skinner recalls how tragic events at Manchester Airport in August 1985 became a watershed moment in improving safety standards throughout the global aviation industry

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Why a Ryanair 737 caught fire at Manchester

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has published new insights following an incident involving a Ryanair jet at Manchester Airport.

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UK planespotting highlights for January 2023

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK.