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Published on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Manchester Airport boosts onsite testing with three new centres






Manchester Airport plans to quadruple the number of on-site Covid testing centres.


MAG - which also owns East Midlands and London Stansted airports - also confirmed new testing partner Randox which will join Collinson to operate the sites.


They will be a combination of walk-through and drive-through testing centres.


Together, they will operate 11 sites across MAG's three airports, offering passengers tests for arrival and departure, including packages for amber/green list countries, plus Test to Release, which unlocks passengers from quarantine. 


Randox's rapid PCR test will be available, with results available in just 1-3 hours. 


Collinson's same-day Test to Release process uses a rapid LAMP test, meaning that passengers can get their results back on the same day .


PCR test prices start from £60.


Karen Smart, Managing Director of Manchester Airport, said:  "We are pleased to be increasing our testing facilities at Manchester Airport, ahead of international travel re-starting in earnest. Our partnership with Collinson has proved to be successful since launching in December and we are delighted to be welcoming Randox on board. "


MAG opened its first testing centres in December 2020 with Collinson and has performed more than 100,000 tests across its three airports to date.


 

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