Manchester Airport warned passengers to check before they fly today as snow swept in across the region. The airport tweeted: "Please check the status of your flight with your airline and allow plenty of time for your journey to the airport."It also advised travellers to arrive ready to go through security checks with thick winter garments removed.Parts of Greater Manchester and East Lancashire were experiencing snow this afternoon while other areas were being affected by sleet.Snow was reported on the M6 in Cumbria.And Stagecoach said today some bus services were being delayed - particularly the 125 from Bolton to Chorley.https://www.lep.co.uk/news/hour-by-hour-forecast-this-is-when-snow-and-ice-will-hit-the-north-west-as-met-office-issues-weather-warnings-1-9562896 Two children missing from a care home found safely in Preston after going missing in Lancaster … [Read more...] about North West Airport urges passengers to check before they fly
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A TIRED dad became a viral sensation after a video of his unusual parenting approach was posted online. The man was spotted walking through Washington Dulles International Airport while dragging one of his daughters by the hood of her coat. The video showed the man walking with a green holdall in one hand and his daughter, clad in pink, being dragged along the floor in his other hand. He appeared unfazed by the situation as he continued to look straight ahead while walking around the airport. The girl allowed herself to be dragged past the baggage carousel with her arms folded, without making any noise or commotion. What appears to be his other daughter followed with her own bags and suitcase. A passenger walking closely behind looked on at the situation in confusion while most travellers took no notice. The person who recorded the footage said: "I was waiting at Dulles International Airport to pick up my girlfriend on New Year’s Day when I noticed this father literally dragging … [Read more...] about Fed up dad goes viral after dragging his daughter around the airport by the hood of her coat
15:45, 03 January 2019 Kyiv 18 The airport accounts for 68% of all air traffic in Ukraine. REUTERS Boryspil International Airport, which is Ukraine's largest airport, boosted passenger traffic by 19.5% in 2018 from 2017, to 12.6 million people. Since 2014, when the airport handled 6.89 million customers, its passenger traffic has increased by 84%, the airport's press service told UNIAN. Read also Lviv Airport boosts passenger flow by 48% in 2018, to almost 1.6 mln people As UNIAN reported, Boryspil Airport in 2017 increased passenger traffic by 22% from 2016, to 10.55 million people. By the end of 2016, the airport's passenger traffic grew by 19%, to 8.5 million people. In 2015 the airport handled 7.2 million passengers, which was 6% up from the previous year. Boryspil International Airport is a state enterprise that accounts for 68% of all air traffic in Ukraine. The airport is the base for the largest local carrier, Ukraine International Airlines (UAI). If you see a … [Read more...] about Kyiv’s Boryspil Airport boosts passenger traffic by 19.5% in 2018, to 12.6 mln people
Queuing for an early morning flight to paradise in the middle of the school summer holidays gives the impression that East Midlands Airport is a hectic place to be. But in reality it's one of the smallest airports in the country, which is made clear by the fact that there's hardly a person in sight, and certainly no security queue, on a early December afternoon. By 10pm on most days security is empty and passenger flights take a break for a number of hours. So what goes on at East Midlands Airport whilst holidaymakers aren't using it? We were invited to take a look. Although this might be the quietest year for the passenger side of East Midlands Airport, the region's airport moonlights as a cargo hub, which experiences a huge rush during the lead up to Christmas. With night time flights coming in from around the world including continental Europe and Philadelphia, East Midlands Airport plays a major role in the world trade industry. Over a million parcels pass through the airport every … [Read more...] about What happens at East Midlands Airport when passenger flights stop overnight?
A Ryanair flight declared an emergency mid-air and returned to Manchester Airport after a passenger collapsed. Flight FR 2131 left the city at 6.40am on Friday morning and was due to arrive in Lanzarote at 1pm. The pilot declared a medical emergency an hour into the journey and turned back to Manchester as the plane was travelling over the English channel. The flight landed safely at Manchester Airport and paramedics were called. An elderly man was treated by paramedics and taken to Wythenshawe Hospital. It is thought he suffered a heart attack. The flight remained on the tarmac at Manchester Airport by around 11am with the passengers still on board. Passenger Adam Williams said a nurse was on board and assisted paramedics. Ryanair bosses have been contacted for a comment. Read More Manchester Airport: Hacks, tips and tricks … [Read more...] about Ryanair flight returns to Manchester Airport after passenger collapsed