Swissport opens new Aspire Lounge in Manchester Airport's T2

Posted on 1 February, 2022 by Advance 

Swissport international is further expanding its lounge business in the UK with today's opening of the second Aspire Lounge at Manchester Airport.

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The new lounge complements the innovations in travel technology and state-of-the-art facilities of Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of the Aspire brand.

Swissport is opening a new Aspire Lounge in Manchester Airport's Terminal 2. It complements the travel technology innovations and state-of-the-art facilities of the recently expanded Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of Aspire. The new lounge is the second under the Aspire brand in Manchester and further strengthens Swissport’s position as the largest airline-independent airport lounge provider in Europe.

"The new Aspire lounge, offers passengers in Manchester a place to escape the hustle and bustle before their flight. With our second lounge in Manchester and a total of 28 lounges in the UK, we further drive the expansion of our successful lounge brands.” said Samuel Hunziker, Vice President Global Lounge of Swissport.

The 240m2 lounge offers comfortable seating and a relaxing atmosphere for 81 guests. Visitors enjoy unique and carefully selected food and beverages in a modern, bright setting with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the busy airfield. Lounge amenities also include a fully equipped business area with desk booths allowing travelers to work in privacy and tranquility. The Aspire lounge is open daily from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on weekends from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lounge is accessible to all passengers for an admission fee.

Swissport currently operates some 60 lounges at 35 airports worldwide and welcomes more than five million passengers per year. New Aspire lounges are opening soon in Perth, Australia, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Ontario, California.