Airport smashes summer passenger record

A RECORD-breaking total of 2,688,133 people travelled through Manchester Airport in August 2015, making it both the busiest month and the busiest summer ever, in the airport’s 77-year history.

The year-on-year total was up 5.05% on the 2,558,890 passengers who flew during the same month last year.

Factors including more flights and new destinations on offer, along with the improving economy and mild British weather conditions meant that on average, 86,713 people flew via Manchester every single day durin... For the full story register now for free or login below...