Strong April for cargo across MAG airports

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Stansted Airport

The MAG Group has seen cargo volumes surge in April compared to the same month last year at Manchester Airport, East Midlands Airport and Stansted Airport.

Manchester handled 9,202 tonnes, a year-on-year (YOY) rise of 8.9 per cent, Stansted processed 20,826 tonnes, a YOY uplift of 12.6 per cent and East Midlands handled 27,198 tonnes, a 4.4 per cent YOY increase.

Manchester Airport chief executive officer (CEO), Ken O’Toole says: “It’s been another strong month for growth and it sets the tone for what we hope will be a record summer for Manchester Airport.”

He adds: “It is pleasing to see the airport play such a positive role in driving the visitor economy of the North West in this way.”

Stansted Airport CEO, Andrew Cowan says the summer season “promises to be a very busy and exciting time at Stansted”.