Published on : Monday, March 30, 2020
UK’s second busiest airport which served 46 million passengers in 2019 stated that its runway would be in use only between 1400 and 2200 for scheduled flights.
For emergency landings and diversions outside these hours it will remain available.
Airports are working on how to run facilities that will be near-empty over the next few months at a time when airports would usually be entering start of the summer season and preparing numbers.
From March 25 until the end of April, London City, the inner-city airport favoured by businesss travellers has closed all commercial passengers until the end of April.
The Carlisle Lake District Airport in the north of England is the only other UK airport to announce that it will shut all commercial flights.
The Cornwall Airport is only flying the lifeline flights to the Isles of Scilly.
All operations of the Manchester Airport is being consolidated into one of its three terminals and all flights departing from and arriving into the Terminal 1.