Revealed in today's Manchester Evening News
BUDGET airlines are on their way to Manchester. Airport bosses are holding talks with Ryanair and MyTravelLite, the latest no-frills carrier.
They could arrive at Manchester as soon as next year. And on October 27 German Wings, a fledgling budget carrier set up by Lufthansa, will begin a twice-daily service between Manchester and Cologne.
BMI Baby has announced it is looking for a third base for its new low-cost operation - although it is understood it won't be at Manchester.
But bosses at Ryanair, who today unveiled the sale of a million seats at £19.99, have revealed they are in discussion with airport managers and expect to make a decision next year.
Fledgling budget airlines MyTravelLite has been set up by Manchester-based tour giant MyTravel at Birmingham - and bosses have revealed they want to come to Manchester.