Manchester Airport
Terminal 1 Aspire Lounge

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Prices From $27.99 Per Adult


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Welcome to your Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport Terminal One

Rated As: Very Good star star star star Based on 2938 genuine customer reviews

Soak up the breathtaking views of the busy airfield at Manchester Airport at the Aspire Lounge in Terminal 1. Spectacular 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. English


We understand that guests travel for all sorts of reasons and purposes, and we bear 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.

Latest Reviews

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    Myself and my partner used the Aspire business lounge at T1 on the 23rd March ahead o...

    Alan | 01/04/2019

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    We did not have a long time due to slow check in and security but what we experienced...

    Hazel | 01/04/2019

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    Fantastic start to our holiday. Very relaxing and excellent sfaff very friendly. And...

    julie | 01/04/2019

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    Damian | 31/03/2019

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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.

Can I earn Aspire Rewards™️ points at this lounge?

Yes, this lounge is part of our Aspire Rewards™️ loyalty scheme. Present your digital loyalty card on your device to the lounge agent upon checking in to earn.

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.

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As you're booking direct through us (, 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 & 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. Do make sure that your flight leaves from the terminal you are booking.

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 & Infants

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

No Booking Fees

We do not charge booking fees and there are no other hidden fees in making a booking through us (


  • 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 Hours




MONDAY - SUNDAY 04:00 - 21:00 04:00 - 21:00

Dress Code

We understand that all our customers want to travel in comfortable clothing with our lounges having a relaxed 'Smart-Casual' dress code to reflect this.

This means we do allow items not typically associated with smart casual so that you can travel comfortably such as; Smart shorts (Chino Shorts / Cargo Shorts), Sandals, Smart Trainers, Non-Sport Fashion Tracksuits, Hooded Tops, Smart T-Shirts, Jeans etc.

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).

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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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