Eastern Group, parent company of UK regional carrier Eastern Airways, has bought a controlling share in its home base, Humberside Airport, in northeast England. The Group acquired the 82.7% shareholding of former owner, Manchester Airports Group (MAG), for an undisclosed sum. Humberside has a modest annual passenger throughput of around 275,000. MAG will now concentrate on its strategy of maximizing growth opportunities offered by the larger Manchester, East Midlands and Bournemouth ...

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