A leading UK based airport company – serving the whole community Manchester Airports Group (M.A.G) is the largest UK-owned airport operator, serving around 42 million passengers every year and handling 600,000 tonnes of air freight every year, through its ownership and operation of Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth airports. The Manchester Airports Group also includes the commercial property company, Property, which has £571m property assets across the four airports and is leading the £650m major Enterprise Zone development, Airport City, at Manchester.
We also run thriving businesses in car parking, airport security, fire fighting, engineering, advertising and motor transport. We support the UK Government's commitment to the principles of sustainable development in the aviation industry, striking a balance between economic, social and environmental considerations. We’re more than just a regional success story. As the largest UK owned airport operator, the Group’s four airports and property business already contribute £4 bn to the UK economy and support over 130,000 jobs.
MAG is privately managed on behalf of its shareholders: 35.5% IFM Investors, 35.5% Manchester City Council, and 29% nine Greater Manchester Councils. As follows: the Borough Council of Bolton, the Borough Council of Bury, the Oldham Borough Council, the Rochdale Borough Council, the Council of the City of Salford, the Metropolitan Borough Council of Stockport, the Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, the Trafford Borough Council, and the Wigan Borough Council.