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Manchester Airport Terminal 1

The airlines operating out of Terminal 1 include Aer Lingus, easyJet, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, and SAS.

Manchester Airport Terminal 1

There are separate check-in areas for international and charter flights.

The charter check-in for Airtours passengers is on the lower level and the two zones are linked by lifts and escalators.

Self service check-in is available at Manchester Airport, it is simple and safe to use and can save you a lot of time at the airport. The self service kiosks are distinctive and allow you to print your own boarding card whilst avoiding the queues. Simply follow the on screen instructions to print off your boarding card and drop off your luggage at the bag drop desks. The locations of the bag drop desks are marked on screens next to the kiosk.

Arrivals is located on the lower level. You can check arrival times online here.

International connections do not need to go through Immigrations or Customs but all International to Domestic connections do.

Domestic to International connections can use the special Immigration check points if baggage is through-checked.

Baggage storage is available in the Arrivals area. The cost is £5 per item per day. They also charge £5 for the retrieval of lost items.

Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3463

Manchester Terminal 1 Facilities

Health Centre

The Occupational Health Unit provides a private Travel Health Service offering assessment, advice and vaccinations for travellers on an appointment only basis. Charges apply.

For appointments and further details, contact the Occupational Health Manager or Administrator. Tel: +44 (0)161 489 3962

Terminal 1 - Departures

Bureaux de ChangeCurrency Exchange for all your currency needs and latest exchange rates.
Cash DispensersGo to Arrivals. Barclays, Link and NatWest in main concourse accept most cards.
Children's Play AreaThere is a dedicated area that offers a chance for young children to play or watch TV in a special children's area. Located in the departure lounge in Terminal 1 and open 24 hours a day. Children must be supervised by parents at all times.
Information DeskThe main information desk is located in Arrivals. Courtesy phones link passengers directly to the information desk, look for the blue phones. There is an information desk after security in the departures area.
InternetPassengers can gain wireless access to the internet via their laptop or PDA from cafés and seating areas across all three terminals. It also provides free access to the Manchester Airport website.
Left LuggageOn Arrivals level in corridor to Airtours check-in. Also deals with lost and found property. Open 08:00-20:00, £5 per item per 24 hours.
Luggage TrolleysPlentiful and free on the lower level Arrivals floor and on the terminal forecourt.
Pay PhonesIn catering and shopping areas.
Postal ServicesPost box before Security Control. Nearest Post Office in Arrivals.
Restaurants & BarsAll food and drink outlets are now located on the mezzanine level with good choice and excellent views of the airport.
ShoppingA reasonable selection of outlets is available selling leisure wear, gifts, confectionery and books.
ToiletsBefore passport control there are four toilet facilities. Baby change rooms are located in the women's toilet in the shopping area and also in the food concourse. Most toilets have disabled facilities. After passport control there are two toilets, one with disabled and both with baby care facilities.

Terminal 1 - Arrivals

Bureau de ChangeTwo Bureau de Change, Currency Exchange and Post Office.
BusesBus service to Manchester city and other destinations leaves from Terminal 1 International Arrivals. Access from mezzanine floor.
Car HireMajor companies located opposite terminal under the multi-storey car park.
Cash DispensersNear steps to mezzanine level. Barclays, Link and NatWest machines cover most cards.
Food and DrinkThere is a Burger King and a Café Select in the Arrivals concourse.
Hotel ReservationsTourist Information Centre and First Option.
Information DeskIn Arrivals Hall and BA Terminal Arrivals.
Left LuggageBaggage may be deposited at the discretion of the attendant. +44 (0)161 489 3463
Lost and FoundA small charge is made for this service. +44 (0)161 489 3463
Luggage TrolleysFree, numerous.
Meeting PointThere is a large meeting point in the arrivals area in front of WH Smiths.
Pay PhonesAvailable in public lounge near exits. Free blue phones provided for airport information service.
Postal ServicesA Post Office/Travelex is available next to the Information desk.
ShoppingHairdresser catering for men, women and children.
SmokingSmoking areas are available outside all three terminal buildings and are clearly signposted.
TaxiOn the forecourt.
ToiletsFacilities with disabled and baby care needs are provided in the baggage reclaim area and at the end of the Arrivals lounge.

Terminal 1 - Airside

EntertainmentVideo games are available in the Departures Lounge after Security Control.
Food and DrinkAfter passport control is a small range of food and beverage outlets.
Pay PhonesThroughout the lounge.
Postal ServicesNone Airside - mail letters before clearing security and passport control.
ToiletsTwo toilet areas - one near the Veranda Cafe Bar, the other behind Tsunami.