MANCHESTER AIRPORT GROUP
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is more than just a regional success story. As the largest UK owned airport operator, they contribute over £7bn to the UK economy and support over 130,000 jobs in the supply chain.
MAG is a leading UK airport group and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. The Group sees over 60 million passengers flying through its airports every year, which together employ over 40,000 people on site.
MAG also has a substantial property business, with over £640 million of investment property assets across its airports, and has a 50% investment in the £1 billion, 5 million sq ft Airport City development at Manchester Airport. Its MAG USA business works with airports to develop and operate terminal and retail solutions, passenger lounges and car parking facilities.
MAG’s ownership structure is unique and comprises an effective blend of public and private shareholders, including Manchester City Council (35.5%), IFM Investors (35.5%) and the nine other Greater Manchester local authorities (29%).
MAG is a growing business that is using its success to drive regional benefits; focusing on employment, skills, education and regeneration. Over 30,000 young people’s education in local communities were directly supported by MAG in the last year. They contributed £7.8 billion to the national economy and their airports employed over 41,000 people on site. Their operations are carbon neutral and currently 100% of energy needs for their airports are achieved through renewable sources.