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Manchester Airport
Terminal 1 Aspire Lounge

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£ 21.99 per adult

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Welcome to your Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal One

Soak up the breathtaking views of the busy airfield at Manchester Airport at the Aspire Lounge in Terminal 1. Specatcular floor-to-ceiling windows look out over the apron and the runway where you can see some of world's biggest planes land and take off, all whilst relaxing in a comfortable seat with your favourite drink and something delicious to eat. Wherever you may by flying too, make sure your journey begins in the Aspire Lounge.


The Aspire Lounge at Manchester boasts a wide array of complimentary food and drinks, which is included in the entry cost. Food items such as freshly prepared bacon rolls and croissants are provided during breakfast, and we have fresh soup of the day too. There is also a Salad Bar from 11am - 7pm. 

In order to quench your thirst, we offer a breadth of complimentary premium wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks. If you want to be prepared, and pick out your favourite tipple, the full extensive list can be found on the Food and Drink Menu page.


We understand that guests travel for all sorts of reasons and purposes, and we bare this in mind when facilitating our Aspire Lounges. We have Work Booths for those travelling on business, which works as your office away from the office, fully kitted out with everything you need.

Your Aspire Lounge at Manchester also boasts Family Booths, each equipped with their own Smart TV, allowing you to pick the channel you want to watch or take advantage of catch up TV services such as BBC iPlayer. You could even be the envy of your friends by checking-in on Social Media. 


Unwind in the unparalleled comfort of the specifically designed, fit-for-purpose reclining chairs, and take in the stunning views of the airport runway, as the world’s biggest aircraft arrive into Manchester.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Does this lounge have a view?

The lounge has one of the best views in the airport and is completely glass fronted from top to bottom. You can sit back on our reclining chairs and take in the views of the busy airfield & runway. If you look closely enough, you may be able to spot The Jodrell Bank Observatory in the far distance ( obviously depending on the typically rainy Manchester weather).

Can I use this lounge if I am not flying from Terminal 1?

No, due to security restrictions you can only use this lounge if you are departing from Terminal 1. We also have a lounge in Terminal 2 for flights departing from there. Unfortunately we do not have a lounge in Terminal 3.



Does this lounge have somewhere that I can work?

Should you wish to catch up on last minute business, the Aspire lounge at Manchester Terminal 1 offers private, single occupancy offices (equipped with a desk) for guests to use completely free-of-charge. The lounge also offers a large Quiet Zone should guests wish to work in an open area.

Do you have any local specialties?

We are proud to offer Boddingtons Bitter in addition to our standard drinks selection.

Does this lounge have a dress code?

We understand that all our customers want to travel in comfortable clothing with our lounges having a relaxed dress code to reflect this. We do ask that guests refrain from wearing sportswear (such as football shirts, tracksuits, baseball caps etc) and clothing with offensive slogans. Smart, tailored shorts are accepted.

Can I earn LoungeMiles® Stamps at this lounge?

Yes you can at all UK Swissport and Aspire Lounges.

Further Lounge Information

Important Information

As you're booking direct through us (executivelounges.com), you are covered for delays if and when they occur. This means that should your flight be delayed for any reason, you and your booked party will be welcome to stay in the lounge until your flight departs.

Charging Points
This lounge provides charging points around the lounge allowing you to charge your gadgets prior to your journey.

Drinks, Snacks and Hot Food
Drinks and snacks are provided completely free of charge. We do ask that you enjoy the food and drink within the lounge and don't take it out.

Some items are only available at selected times of the day (ie breakfast items). Champagne / Prosecco and Cocktails are available for an additional charge during the booking process. Alcohol is not available to anyone under the age of 18.

Magazines & Newspapers
This lounge has a selection of daily newspapers and magazines for you to peruse whilst in the lounge.

We're Open to all Travelers
We welcome all travelers whether you are travelling economy or first class and as long as you agree to our terms and conditions of entry and have a valid boarding pass. We are also open to you no matter which airline you are travelling with.


  • After Passport Control, proceed through Duty Free
  • Follow Executive Lounges
  • Turn left in-between Next and Dixons
  • Take stairs to the floor above
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Normal opening times

1 Feb - 30 Apr
Mon 04:00 - 21:00
Tue 04:00 - 21:00
Wed 04:00 - 21:00
Thu 04:00 - 21:00
Fri 04:00 - 21:00
Sat 04:00 - 21:00
Sun 04:00 - 21:00
1 May - 31 Jul
Mon 04:00 - 21:00
Tue 04:00 - 21:00
Wed 04:00 - 21:00
Thu 04:00 - 21:00
Fri 04:00 - 21:00
Sat 04:00 - 21:00
Sun 04:00 - 21:00
1 Aug - 30 Oct
Mon 04:00 - 21:00
Tue 04:00 - 21:00
Wed 04:00 - 21:00
Thu 04:00 - 21:00
Fri 04:00 - 21:00
Sat 04:00 - 21:00
Sun 04:00 - 21:00
31 Oct - 31 Jan
Mon 04:00 - 21:00
Tue 04:00 - 21:00
Wed 04:00 - 21:00
Thu 04:00 - 21:00
Fri 04:00 - 21:00
Sat 04:00 - 21:00
Sun 04:00 - 21:00

Dress Code

We allow any smart casual attire along with items such as non-sport shorts (i.e. smart shorts / cargo shorts), sandals and smart trainers, non-sport fashion tracksuits, hooded tops and your favourite woolly jumper.

We don’t allow clothing such as (but not limited to); Vest tops for men, football/rugby team shirts, clothing with offensive slogans, baseball caps, tour shirts, fancy dress, onesies or ostentatious Christmas jumpers…(well ok, Christmas jumpers are fine).

Essential Information

Length of Stay

Standard stay time in our lounges is 3 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of you flight. If your flight is delayed, and have booked directly with us, you can remain in the lounge through our Guaranteed Delay Cover, until your flight is ready to board.

Getting to the Gate

To maintain a calm and peaceful ambience in our lounges, we don’t make flight announcements. Please make sure that you keep an eye on the flight information screens and leave enough time to get from the lounge to the gate.

Children and Infants

The lounge accepts children but we do ask that they be accompanied by an adult at all times.

No credit card fees

We do not charge credit card fees and there are no hidden fees in making a booking through us (executivelounges.com).

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  • Morning

    Available till 11:00am
    Hot Bacon Rolls
    Selection of Cereals
    Danish Pastries
    Fresh Fruit
    Omelettes - Made on Request
    Fruit Juices


    Available from 11:00am – 19.00pm
    Salad Bar
    Cherry Tomatoes
    Mixed Leaves
    Crunchy Coleslaw
    Pasta Salad
    Couscous Salad
    Sliced Ham.
    Please note the salad options availability varies day to day

    Create your own sandwich
    Select from fillings on the day, these can include:
    Egg Mayo,
    Tuna and Sweetcorn,
    Coronation Chicken,
    Prawn Marie-rose,
    Cheese and onion,
    Ham and Cheese.


    Served from 16.00pm until closing at 21.00pm
    Cheese & Crackers

    All Day

    Available between 11:00am - 21:00pm
    Fresh Soup
    Bread Rolls
    Fresh Cut Cake
    Corkers Crisps

  • Complimentary Soft Drinks

    Coke / Diet Coke
    Tonic / Slimline Tonic
    Ginger Ale
    Bitter Lemon
    Soda Water
    Orange Juice
    Apple Juice
    Cranberry Juice
    Tomato Juice
    Grapefruit Juice
    Lime / Blackcurrant Cordial
    Sparkling / Still Water
    Tea / Coffee / Hot Water

    Complimentary Alcoholic Drinks

    Old Press Chardonnay
    All sprits are served at single measures also served with a mixer of the customer’s choice.

    Available to Purchase

    DA LUCA PROSECCO at £12.99
    Perrier-Jouet Champagne at £34.99.

Food and Drink are subject to availability and seasonal changes

Lounge Location

Map showing lounge location

  • After Passport Control, proceed through Duty Free
  • Follow Executive Lounges
  • Turn left in-between Next and Dixons
  • Take stairs to the floor above

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