A new VIP lounge at Manchester Airport is set to get passengers off to a flying start.
Manchester Airport has unveiled plans for a new brand of lounge that will open in Terminal Three in April costing £1.6m.
1903, named after the year of the Wright Brothers first flight, will hold up to 71 people and provide a more premium offering for passengers travelling from the UK’s 3rd largest and award winning airport.
With fantastic views of the airfield, the lounge will offer all-inclusive luxury in an adult-only environment. With its own chef, passengers will be able to choose from seasonal dishes with locally sourced ingredients as well as enjoying complimentary drinks including premium spirits. Passengers using the lounge will also be able to make use of Fast Track security and unlimited free Wi-Fi.
Ken O’Toole, CEO of Manchester Airport, said: “We’re looking forward to the launch of the new VIP lounge at Manchester Airport – 1903 – in Terminal Three. It’s in a prime location and will offer passengers a real slice of luxury before their flight. We continually listen to the needs of our passengers and 1903 offers something different from our existing airport lounges.”
Beth Brewster, Executive Vice President of Business Development & Lounges for Manchester Airports Group, said:
“1903 at Manchester Airport will be our flagship lounge for the brand and will provide passengers travelling through Terminal Three with the opportunity to begin their travel in the most enjoyable and relaxing manner possible. We expect to roll the brand out in due course to our other airports.”
The lounge will be priced from £30 and can be booked in advance from 1 February 2017. The airport has appointed Gariff Construction Ltd as the lead contractor.
The 1903 Lounge is in addition to Manchester Airports Group’s (MAG) existing lounge brand, The Escape Lounge. Escape Lounges can be found at all of MAG’s UK airports and in the brand is also in several USA non-MAG owned airports· Manchester Airport is the third largest UK airport and the global gateway for the North of the UK and the largest airport outside London with over 210 destinations served by 70 airlines.