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22
May
2020
| 18:48 Europe/London
A statement from Charlie Cornish: “For as long as it lasts, a blanket quarantine policy will be a brick wall to the recovery of the UK aviation and tourism industries, with huge consequences for UK jobs and GDP. “By enabling people to travel
11
May
2020
| 11:20 Europe/London
“The Government needs to be clear that a quarantine for passengers arriving into the UK can only be a short-term measure. “Any quarantine is going to affect the whole aviation sector significantly. To protect the UK travel industry, we need to
07
May
2020
| 13:04 Europe/London
The new guidance will be for all passengers departing or arriving through MAG’s three airports.  Passengers will be asked to wear gloves and also cover their faces, either with face masks or their own clothing.  The move is designed to
01
April
2020
| 11:20 Europe/London
East Midlands has continued to operate over half of its scheduled flights – more than any other major European Airport.  Cargo flights up 7.4%, driven by medical equipment and online orders
18
March
2020
| 18:27 Europe/London
This morning MAG joined other UK airports in a meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport. He restated the Chancellor’s promise to do whatever it takes to support UK airports.
16
March
2020
| 18:28 Europe/London
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a rapid and unprecedented reduction in demand for air travel in and out of the UK, and MAG airports are seeing much lower passenger numbers as a result. We expect demand to return as the COVID-19 peak passes, but
06
March
2020
| 17:46 Europe/London
Charlie Cornish, Group CEO of MAG, said:  “Flybe’s collapse is a significant blow to the UK’s connectivity and regional economies. “While short-term factors accelerated Flybe’s collapse, the fact remains that the UK has the highest aviation