September 2022, Virtual
September 29 2022, Virtual
Now in its 27th year, the Business Travel Awards
MANCHESTER AIRPORT is to become a major operation for Leeds Bradford based Jet2.com, a sister company of cargo airline Channel Express, both part of the Dart Group Plc whose ceo Philip Meeson is seen celebrating on the left. For next summer Jet2.com will base six 148-seat Boeing 737s at the airport serving nine European destinations. In date order the new services, virtually all daily, are as follows; Budapest (1 December), Murcia (2 December), Geneva (18 December), Malaga (4 February), Faro, Nice, Valencia, Venice (all on 19 March) and Pisa (May 26). Manchester has also been chosen by GB Airways for an expansion of its BA franchise with new routes next summer to Funchal, Malaga, Malta, Paphos and Tenerife. The franchise arrangement has been extended to 2010.