Manchester Airport

Manchester airportManchester Airport (MAN), the UK's largest regional airport, handles approximately 22 million passengers per year. In 2012, Manchester Airport was the third busiest airport in the UK with 19.7 million passengers, after London Heathrow and Gatwick airports, and the 21st busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger traffic. Additionally, in 2012, the Manchester Airport was announced the "Best UK Airport" by Travel Weekly Globe.

The airport handles more than 100 airlines flying directly from Manchester to 225 global destinations using the airport's three terminals. Terminal 1 is the largest terminal, operates since 1962 and handles all the main airlines operating both scheduled and charter flights to Europe and other worldwide destinations. Terminal 2 operates since 1993 and it is used by a number of airlines, flying both scheduled and charter flights to many European and worldwide destinations. Terminal 3 operates since 1989 and handles mostly domestic routes from Manchester all over the UK as well as to some European and worldwide destinations.

The airport offers comfortable, air-conditioned Lounge facilities. Business travellers can enjoy a great variety of snacks and beverages, keep up with the latest news from newspapers and magazines and get connected to the world through free wireless access in all Terminals. Lounge services need to be booked in advance.

Manchester Business Amenities and Venues

There are several luxury hotels, located at or very close to Manchester Airport, where business travellers can enjoy comfortable accommodation and upscale amenities and services. Holiday Inn Manchester Airport, Marriott Manchester Airport, Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport, Hilton Manchester Airport, Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport, Travelodge Manchester Airport Hotel and many others, all offer business and conference facilities, fine dining services, and complimentary shuttle service for transfer from and to the airport.

In addition, the Concorde Conference Centre at the Runway Visitor Park is a perfect venue for corporate events, product launches, and exhibitions. The main venue has a seating capacity for 750 people, while there are two smaller boardrooms, which can accommodate 40 and 75 delegates respectively. Additionally, the Concorde Conference Centre offers access to a DC-10 aircraft and cabin interior for an unforgettable experience.

Travel from Manchester to Your Meeting

Manchester Airport offers executive transfers and chauffeur services in cooperation with Tristar, UK's leading chauffeur driven-cars Company and a global player in the industry. All passengers receive upscale services from highly trained professionals. Alternatively, leading car rental companies offer the best car rental packages, in terms of price, vehicle range and convenience. Travellers can book any type of vehicle at low, fully inclusive prices and a best price guarantee.

The Manchester Airport Car Parks offer a variety of low-cost, secure parking at a walking distance from check-in. Shuttle service is also offered for transfer to the airport. Additionally, travellers can select the Meet & Greet service, an affordable upscale parking service.

For the train lovers, the Manchester Airport's integrated transport hub, known as The Station, offers fast and regular train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across England.

Fly in-Fly out Business Meetings

Fully-furnished meeting venues are offered at Radisson Blu Manchester Airport. 27 modern, flexible meeting rooms, fully-equipped with advanced audiovisual equipment, video conferencing facilities and free high-speed Wi-Fi can accommodate up to 350 attendees. In addition, the hotel offers a fully-equipped Business Service Centre for full secretarial and administrative services from 07:00 to 19:00, on-site technical support, parking and customized menus to meet any taste.

Etrop Grange and Crowne Plaza, both located at Manchester Airport, offer four boardrooms for different types of business meetings, including annual conferences, team building, or corporate events. Additionally, the Etrop Suite can accommodate up to 200 attendees at a separate break area for snacks, beverages and quality relaxing time. Complimentary Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment are also offered.

Meeting and conference rooms at Bewley's Hotel Manchester Airport can meet the highest of expectations with their spacious executive style. Offering exceptional service at a competitive rate, Bewley's Hotel is a great venue for a wide variety of events, boardroom meeting, training courses and seminars. The daily delegate price starts from 25GBP per person.