Manchester Airport has boosted its appeal to Chinese travellers by launching it presence on Weibo and WeChat, the Chinese equivalents of Twitter and Whatsapp.
Communicating through social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter is increasingly becoming a key tool for airports around the globe.
Leeds Bradford Airport has launched a smartphone app, which shares live flight information via Twitter.
Warsaw Chopin Airport now has more than 30,000 fans on Facebook and an Instagram following approaching 1,000.
London Heathrow Airport had 194,051 Twitter followers at the end of 2013 - making it the world’s most followed airport.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) gained more than 27,000 Twitter followers in November, the same month a shooter went on a spree.
According to a study of regional and international airports Heathrow Airport is the most followed on social media website Twitter.