Airport passenger numbers continue to soar

Andrew Cowan
More than 1.78 million people passed through Manchester Airport’s three terminals last month, an increase of 7% on January 2018. And it was a host of far flung destinations in sunnier climes that saw the biggest growth. The number of people who jetted to Jamaica grew 19.5%, while in the Middle East 29.8% more passengers travelled to Qatar and 21% to Oman. Meanwhile, the number of passengers heading out to Beijing with Hainan Airlines ahead of the Lunar New Year was up 11.7% versus January 2018, and Cathay Pacific’s Hong K... For the full story register now for free or login below...