Manchester Airport expects bumper half term after Covid travel restrictions lifted

MANCHESTER Airport is gearing up for a bumper half term as Covid screening restrictions are lifted.

Manchester Airports Group (Magazine), which owns and operates Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, is anticipating to welcome almost 1.5 million travellers in the coming week.

This compares to only 73,000 about the very same time period previous yr.

Charlie Cornish, Mag main executive officer, mentioned: “It’s terrific that passengers are evidently emotion far more confident as we go into February half phrase, and we count on our airports to be busier than we have viewed in the latest months.


Charlie Cornish, chief executive officer of Manchester Airport Group

Charlie Cornish, chief executive officer of Manchester Airport Team

“We welcomed the Government’s decision to reintroduce restriction-no cost travel in time for the holidays. Airlines are now placing on a lot more seats and there’s a genuine feeling of pleasure for vacation as we head into the summer months period.

“Our potent recovery signifies we are on the lookout to recruit all types of roles throughout our airports. With our terminals filling with passengers again, this is a wonderful time to consider a work in aviation.”

The predicted increase arrives just after the Governing administration introduced on January 24 that totally-vaccinated passengers would no extended be needed to acquire any assessments when travelling to the United kingdom from February 11.

Vacation bookings have soared considering that restrictions ended up lifted.