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Passenger numbers are up at Manchester Airport, a new report shows.

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has launched an initiative in a bid to find 1,000 new exporters in the North West.

Manchester Airport’s £100 million World Logistics Hub has secured planning permission.

Business travellers will soon no longer have to undergo a “naked” body scan when flying from Manchester Airport.

Roundthorn Industrial Estate, which is located within Manchester Airport’s City Enterprise Zone, has been sold in a deal worth £6.8 million.

Manchester Airport has submitted plans to build a £100 million world logistics hub at its Airport City enterprise zone.

Budget airline Ryanair is to close or switch nine of its 10 routes from Manchester airport, which will result in the loss of 600 jobs.

The change is set to take effect from 1 October and would result in the loss of 44 weekly flights.

The airline blamed the move on Manchester airport's refusal to lower its charges.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.