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Award Winning Airport for Decades

Manchester Airport has been winning awards for decades – here’s just a selection of the awards we’ve collected over the years:

Awards 2015

Globe Travel Awards Best UK Airport

Awards 2014

AOA Best Airport Over Six Million Passengers

CIPR Award for Best Use of Social Media

Awards 2013

The North West Finance Director Awards - the outstanding achievement prize was won by Manchester Airports Group finance director Neil Thompson. He was instrumental in MAG’s acquisition of Stansted Airport. MAG has been recognised at the Law Society's Commerce and Industry Group's awards dinner, when the team, headed by Emma Terry, won the in-house deal of the year for the acquisition of Stansted Airport. MAG was nominated by Pannone LLP and faced competition from Kids Unlimited, Halewood International Limited and Umbro.

MEN Business of the Year - in the category for businesses with a turnover of £100m

Platinum Big Tick award - the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).

Awards 2012

Best UK Airport Travel Weekly Globe 

Awards 2011

CIPR Gold Public Affairs MAG
Silver Publication Internal Communications 

British Travel Awards:

Best Major UK Airport 

Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) North region:
Corporate Brochure/Annual award of excellence MAG
In house team of the year MAG

Carbon Trust Standard
Shortlisted Lux Awards 

Travel Trade Gazette (TTG):
Finalist Airport of the Year 

Travel Bulletin Star Awards:
Finalist Star Major UK Airport MAN

Shortlist CIPR Pride Awards:
Best publication internal comms
Corporate responsibility
Public Affairs
Best use of media relations

Business in the Community (BiTC) Big Tick: 
The Work Experience Programme in the Work Inspiration category 
The Education Programme in the Education category
North West ‘Leadership for Sustainability’ award Wendy Sinfield

International Fire Training Centre:
Top UK Aerodrome of the Year award to MA fire service
2010 Outstanding achievement award

Awards 2010

Public Relations:

Gold Crisis management – North West and Midlands region
Gold Internal Communications
Gold Best use of digital
Silver for best newspaper- Planetalk
Silver for team of the year
Silver for corporate responsibility
Outstanding Customer Service of the Year
Tourism Marketing Initiative of the Year
Transport Initiative of the Year Award – Highly Commended

British Travel Awards:

UK Airport of the year
Best Major UK Airport
Best Airport for Business Travel - Silver 

Globe Travel Awards - Best UK Regional Airport
Business Travel Awards - Best UK Airport 

Awards 2009

Gold award at the BCSC Awards in the Out-of-Town Retail Scheme
Selling Long Haul - Travel Agent Choice Awards 2009
UK Airport of the Year – Travel Trade Gazette Awards 2009
Won UK Airport of the Year - British Travel Awards 2009
Carbon Trust Standard – The Carbon Trust 2009 
Airport Carbon Accreditation - Airport Council International - 2009
2009 best airport toilets at the annual Loo of the Year Awards Ceremony. North of England Excellence Awards - Urenco Award for Corporate Social Responsibility
Big Tick 2009 – ‘Merrill Lynch Education Award’ for the ‘Education into Employment’ programme
Big Tick 2009 - ‘Power in Partnership Award’ for BW3 (the Business Working With Wythenshawe)
Gold Award CIPR PRide Awards 2009 - Manchester Airports Group, Vision and Strategy Campaign
Gold Award CIPR PRide Awards 2009 - Manchester Airports Group, Campaign against the introduction of Aviation Duty
How-Do Public Services Communications Awards - Best Publication - ‘Airport Awareness’ – free publication for parents or carers travelling with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders’
AOA Annual Awards  - Award for Best Airport with over 6 Million Passengers(Airport Operators Association) - For airports nominated for excellence in particular areas. These were determined by the following bodies; the British Air Transport Association (BATA), the Airport Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA).

Awards 2008

UK’s Best Regional Airport - Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards
Best UK Airport - Travel Weekly Globe Awards
British Travel Awards 2008 - Airport of the Year
British Travel Awards 2008 - Best UK Airport (Business Travel), Silver Award British Travel Awards 2008 - Best UK Airport (Leisure Travel), Silver Award Airports Council International Europe – Best Airport Award 2008 in 10-25 million passenger category
Air Cargo World – Cargo Award of Excellence – Best European Airport handling 499,999 tonnes or less of cargo
International Fire Training Centre – Top Aerodrome for firefighter training Airport Academy – Shortlisted for a Big Tick Award

Awards 2007

England’s Best Regional Airport - World Travel Awards

Awards 2006

Gold Award in UK Airport Category - Buying Business Travel
Best UK Airport – Travel Weekly Globe Award
Airport of the Year – TTG Award
Top UK Regional Airport – Travel Bulletin Award
Best UK Airport – Selling Long Haul Award
Airport of the Year – British Travel Award
Gold Award for Best UK Regional Airport -Buying Business Travel

Awards 2005

Best UK Airport - Travel Bulletin Awards
Best Environment Practice - North West Business Environment Awards
Park Mark Award – Association of Chief Police Officers Safe Parking Award Gold Environment Business Pledge Award – Awarded from a joint initiative between Manchester City Council, Groundwork, Mersey Basin Campaign, The Environment Agency and ENCAMS, and backed by the energy watchdog energywatch.

Awards 2004

North West Merit Awards (for The Station) - Institute of Civil Engineers
Top UK Airport – Holiday Which?
Best Airport – British Travel Awards

Awards 2003

Best UK Airport - Travel Weekly Globe Awards.

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