Today's report in the Manchester Evening News contains these nuggets of information:
MAN passenger numbers finally pointing upwards...up 2% on October 2001, to 1.8 million.
BA getting 80% loads to JFK, CO 89% to EWR.
EK confirmation for double daily to DXB on June 1st 2003 using 285 seat A330s.
QR confirm April 23rd is launch date for 4 weekly service using 3-class 224 seat A330. Departures: 9.15pm on Mondays and Thursdays and 10.15am on Wednesdays and Sundays