About us

The Manchester Airports Group Plc (MAG) is the country’s largest UK-owned airport operator. We own and operate three airports - Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands.

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An award-winning airport

Our airports aren’t just popular, they’re multi-award-winning. Manchester Airport has won prestigious industry recognition for customer service, and holds the title of 'Best UK Airport'. We’re active and engaged in our local communities, with a positive approach to corporate responsibility. You can find out more about this, and discover a range of opportunities in jobs, property and business development at our dedicated website, MAGAirports.com

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Manchester Airports Group

The Manchester Airports Group umbrella consists of the operations of Manchester Airport, alongside London Stansted and East Midlands. MAG Property and Cargo Operations also come under the remit of our brand, representing Manchester Airport as the global gateway to the North of England and beyond.

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Doing business together

Find out about how to become an affiliate with Manchester Airport, a continually growing hub for the world’s airlines. Our dedicated Aviation team will help develop your business. Millions of passengers mean a world of business opportunities in retail to really get your brand noticed.



Manchester Airport's cargo facility, the World Freight Terminal, is a community of more than 1,000 professionals managing freight-only aircraft as well as consignments that arrive or depart in the holds of passenger aircraft. The airport currently handles around 100,000 tonnes of import and export freight and mail annually.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Report

View our sustainability reports for a greater insight into our continued desire to operate Manchester in a manner which works for the community, environment and stakeholders as a whole.

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Legal notice

Manchester Airport is obliged under EU Regulation No 2111/2005 to publish via its website a list of airlines subject to an operating ban within the European Union.

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From images of Manchester Airport's historical legacy, to documents detailing today’s rigorous environmental policy, our archive is a comprehensive and valuable resource.

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MAG property

MAG Property is the property and development arm of the country's largest UK-owned airport operator. Managing a £355 million mixed-use commercial portfolio comprising over 200 office, warehouse and logistics properties across 4.4m sqft and also responsible for the Airport City development.

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Media centre

For press releases, filming requests, photo requests and the latest news about Manchester Airport, visit the Media Centre website

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MAG property

Manchester Airport has developed a strong partnership with the local communities neighbouring the site. Key to our success has been our public commitment to community programmes and to maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with our neighbours.

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Founded by MAG (Manchester Airports Group) and backed by over 80 years of aviation expertise, CAVU is striving to revolutionise airport travel. Pre-book, online or in the airport, CAVU’s solutions make travel more seamless and enjoyable for passengers and more profitable for clients and partners.