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Manchester Retains Best UK Airport Award

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Manchester Airport retains its crown as best UK airport for fourth year in a row. The award comes after a magnificent 2017 for Manchester Airport, which saw it smash its all-time passenger record, as 27.8m people passed through the airport in the calendar year…..reports Asian Lite News

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Manchester Airport is flying high after being named the UK’s best airport, for a fourth year running, at the Globe Awards hosted by Travel Weekly. 

Manchester Airport is a global gateway and the largest airport outside London with over 210 destinations served by 70 airlines.

Manchester’s long-haul catchment area places around 22 million people and 60% of all UK businesses within a two-hour drive time – it extends north through the Lake District into Scotland; east across Yorkshire and the North East; south to Birmingham and the Midlands; and west into Merseyside and Wales.

The UK’s third largest airport fought off competition from the likes of Heathrow, Liverpool and Birmingham to receive the accolade.  

The award comes after a magnificent 2017 for Manchester Airport, which saw it smash its all-time passenger record, as 27.8m people passed through the airport in the calendar year.  It also saw Manchester Airport announce and launch a wealth of new routes including San Francisco, Muscat and Seattle. 

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Patrick Alexander and Seb Thompson collect Best UK Airport award.

Voted for by travel agents, representatives from Manchester Airport picked up the award from comedian Harry Hill, at a glittering award ceremony at Grosvenor House in London. 

 Patrick Alexander, Head of Marketing, for Manchester Airport said, “We are delighted to receive this fantastic award and would like to thank all the travel agents who voted for Manchester Airport. 

 “Last year was an incredible one for the airport with record passenger numbers and expansion by lots of our airlines.”

 “Looking ahead, we have some very exciting new routes already confirmed to start in 2018. We’ll also be working hard to try and retain our crown for a fifth year,” he added.

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