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Guides to Flying

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From advice for the nervous first-time flyer, to arranging for special assistance and access, we work hard to make sure that your journey is as care-free and enjoyable as possible. 

Shopping Bag Allowance

Shopping Bag Allowance

Changes to the shopping bag allowance at Manchester Airport mean that with all of our flights, you can indulge in some high street shopping right at the airport.

Travelling For The First Time?

We understand that if you are a first time flyer, an airport can be a daunting place. So read on for a guide to travelling for the first time.

We want to ensure that you are fully prepared for what you need to do once here, so you can relax and focus on your holiday.

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Fear of flying courses

Enjoy Every Bit Of Your Holiday

Do you have a fear of flying? Nearly one in six of us has some anxiety about flying, but help is at hand. Conquer your fear of flying and take off in confidence with the range of courses available.

Pets Abroad

Taking good care of your pets while you are abroad is an important consideration for every pet owner. If you happen to going abroad for an extended period of time, why not arrange for your pet to travel with you?

Travelling abroad with your pet may be easier than you think. Read on for a full list of the suppliers who are available to advise and assist with your pet's travel arrangements.

Pet Travel Scheme
Requesting assistance at the airport

Requesting Assistance

Whilst travelling through the airport we want to ensure that your journey is a positive one. If you need any assistance when you are here, please speak to someone at the airport who will put you in contact with OCS, our dedicated assistance department.