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Business booming for manx2.com

Seat sales by Manx2.com are 75% up on the same week last year.

At the same time, the airline says there were 'significant increases' in bookings on routes to Belfast and to Gloucester.

They say seat sales to Belfast exceeded 1,000 in the week for the first time ever, with overall sales on that route up by 30% since the company launched its £15 'Freedom to Fly' fares at the end of last year.

Sales on the route to Gloucester were up by 35% when compared to the previous best week.

Manx2.com will soon be launching its seventh new route, between the Isle of Man and Nottingham East Midlands.

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