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YVRAS’s ambitious plans for the Peel airports: a Liverpool v Manchester contest?


Subsequent to YVRAS’s acquisition of 65% of the UK’s Peel Airports the new CEO, drafted in from the Bahamas, has been outlining ambitious plans, especially for Liverpool Airport, for which he envisages new long haul services, while virtually declaring war on neighbouring Manchester Airport. This could provoke a neo-tribal confrontation, as Manchester also takes on a new CEO later this year. [2181 words]

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  • Most YVRAS airports are in the Americas
  • YVRAS looks to turn around a loss-making company
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport to be the “very first priority”
  • Manchester may fight back, against its familiar rivals
  • The challenges of gaining – and retaining – international services
  • Fly-cruise might work?
  • But Europe remains the bread and butter
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