* items include readers letters

25 OCTOBER 2021


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.


BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.


Email this Page

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2021 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 25 OCTOBER 2021

Manchester long-haul *

Aer Lingus and Singapore Airlines are both getting back into business with long-haul flights from Manchester Airport.

The Irish airline is very busy with three new destinations – Barbados, which started last week and is three times weekly, from 1 December twice weekly to JFK New York, and to Orlando and its theme parks from 11 December.

Singapore Airlines’ history with Manchester Airport has been one of the longest on record having operated continuously since 1986, until the Covid-19 pandemic forced 98% of its flights globally to cease.

Singapore Airlines originally launched its transatlantic services to Houston in 2016, during the Airline’s 30th year of Manchester operations. In 2017, the airline introduced the first commercial A350 flight from Manchester Airport, as the aircraft also debuted on the Singapore – Manchester – Houston route.  From 1 December the airline will again operate to Houston, three times a week over the winter period.




Index/Home page

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum

David Starkie,

Or just 'plane retired?

Anne Silver, United Kingdom

Has BA given up completely at Manchester? Or just plain retired!

Add your comment

First Name
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.