Tag: Manchester Airport

Flights Between UK and China to Increase by 150%

Successful negotiations held between the respective governments of the UK and China have resulted in an increase of 150% in the services currently being operated. At present only 40 passenger flights per week were being allowed, but this has now risen to 100. In addition, there will be no restrictions on the number of permitted […]

Thomas Cook Flight From Glasgow to Spain Makes an Emergency Landing

A flight travelling to Mallorca has diverted to Manchester Airport after a bird was sucked into one of its engines. The Thomas Cook Airlines flight TCX47MG departed from Glasgow at 6.17am and was due to arrive in Spain. But the plane made an unscheduled landing at around 6.45am at Manchester Airport. The Thomas Cook flight […]

Thomson Airways Welcomes First 787-9 Dreamliner

Thomson Airways MD John Murphy has landed the airline’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner safely at Manchester Airport. The first of its kind in the Thomson fleet, the plane touched down on Tuesday after flying 3,950 miles across the Atlantic from the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina. The 787-9 is six metres longer than the […]