Posts Tagged ‘Manston Airport’

Top business tips from Amsterdam

Almost 50 Kent business people headed to Manston Airport and got some practical advice on how to unlock trade opportunities in Holland, an export market worth more than €27.5bn a year to the British economy. The ‘Doing Business in the Netherlands’ seminar, organised by UK Trade & Investment and Air France KLM, in collaboration with […]

Manston offers runway relief to London airports

Making the best use of Manston’s existing runway, officially designating it as a ‘reliever airport’ for Heathrow and Gatwick, and reducing Air Passenger Duty for regional airports, would help support the growth of the Kent airport, according to its operators, as the rest of the South East Airport’s system becomes increasingly congested over the next […]

World’s largest passenger aircraft lands at Manston

Manston Airport’s role as a contender in the South East aviation debate has been reinforced after the Kent airport welcomed British Airways’ first Airbus A380, the world’s largest commercial passenger aircraft. The new addition to British Airways’ fleet will be based at Manston Airport as part of the airline’s training for its pilots, flight crew […]

From Manston to the world

Kent is now connected to the world thanks to new twice daily flights from Manston Airport to award winning hub Schiphol, in Amsterdam. The launch of the KLM flights on 2 April, which will enable passengers to reach 190 destinations worldwide, was attended by representatives of the local travel trade, chambers of commerce, Visit Kent, […]

Manston adds new lounge ahead of KLM service

Work is underway to create a dedicated Executive Lounge for passengers at Manston Airport in time for the inaugural KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight to Schiphol on 2 April. The lounge, which will create a relaxing business environment for passengers before they depart, includes comfortable seating areas with sofas and chairs, a television and complimentary […]

Eager locals flock to support Manston

Some 2,000 people headed to Manston Airport for its annual Holiday Show, which marked exactly one month before the first KLM passenger flight takes off on 2 April. Operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the twice daily flights to Schiphol Airport will connect passengers to 190 destinations worldwide. Charles Buchanan, Chief Executive of Manston Airport, […]

Natural England signs off Manston Airport’s proposed night-flight policy

After undertaking an ecological survey as part of the development of its proposed Night-time Flying Policy, Manston Airport has been given a clean bill of health by Natural England, the non-departmental government body responsible for vetting such reports. Under the EU Habitat Regulations, Manston was required to undertake the study into its impact on local […]

Manston Holiday Show marks one month until first flight to Amsterdam

Manston Airport will be welcoming the public next month for its annual Holiday Show. The free family event, which takes place on Saturday, March 2, marks exactly one month until the first flight to Amsterdam takes off from Manston. Operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the twice daily flights to Schiphol Airport will connect passengers […]

KLM offers promotional fares to Manston passengers

With the imminent arrival of twice daily flights from Manston to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, international business travellers can now book flights and connect to many of the 190 destinations served by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines at special introductory prices. And with every business looking to save money, flights from Manston are set to prove […]


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines further strengthens its regional presence in the UK with the start of scheduled flights out of Manston Airport in Kent. Commencing on the 2nd of April 2013 schedule, the twice-daily flights will connect Manston to KLM’s award-winning hub Schiphol, in Amsterdam. The airline will offer convenient connections to its worldwide network […]