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Terminal 1 Meet and Greet Parking

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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COVID-19 Information (Manchester Airport)

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • The terminals remain open for business aligned to passenger schedules. However Terminal 2 has closed with all operations concentrated in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Further information on terminal changes can be found here.
  • Some of the car products have paused trading due to the changes in terminal operations. At present this includes; Meet and Greet products in all terminals, Jet Parks products and the Terminal 2 car parking products. The airport have recently launched a Drop & Go car park product which serves Terminal 1 & 3.
  • There have been no changes to the airports opening times.
  • A small external queuing system exists for Terminal 1 A.
  • To manage social distancing in the terminals, only travelling persons are permitted in terminal buildings.
  • For guests requiring special assistance they may be assisted up to such a point where they have reported to ABM or proceeded through security having completed the check-in process.
  • In Terminal 1 on the main departures level (A), access to the check-in hall is permitted only through Doors 2. Doors 1 & 3 are unavailable during this time.
    Access into the terminal using the escalator from the Skylink us not available. Adjacent lifts/stairs should be used.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at all entry/exit points and key 'high touch' areas. These have been positioned so as to not impede general access around the site.
  • General orientation around the buildings is unchanged with the exception of Terminal 1 check-in.
  • Signage is in place across the site to enforce the social distancing measures. This is supported by regular audio announcements.
  • Protective screens have been installed at all counters where face to face transactions occur including the reception points for assistance, check-in, ticket desks and in retail outlets. In other areas such as security where this is not practical, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory.
  • Toilets are available.
  • There have been no changes to the toileting facilities.
  • The adult changing facility in Terminal 2 is currently closed due to the closure of the terminal.
  • Additional Customer Service personnel have been added within the check-in halls to manage access control for travelling guests only.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Greggs, the Spud Factory, Joe's Kitchen, Post Office, Travelex Foreign Exchange, Boots, WHSmith, Spar, The Aviation Shop, Voyager Arcade and Car Rental Courtesy Phones.
  • Related link Terminal 1 Baggage Reclaim.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/manchester-airport/terminal-1-baggage-reclaim-2

Introduction

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Meet & Greet Building

  • The Meet & Greet building is accessed by a single door, which opens automatically and is 97cm in width.
  • There a slight slope leading to the entrance.
  • Once inside the building, there is a reception desk, which is high but has a lowered section and knee recess, and there is seating available.
  • The building also contains self service points, with touch screens 130cm high (photograph 6). There are always staff available to help with the self service points.
  • There is also a self service key pick up area located to the side of the building (photograph 7).
  • The entrance to this area is 171cm wide, and the exit is 180cm, with no doors. There is a ramp with an easy gradient leading to the entrance (photograph 8).
  • The barcode scanner here is 92cm high.
  • The key boxes are 45 - 140cm high (photographs 9 and 10).

Meet & Greet Parking Service

  • Manchester Airport offers passengers a Meet & Greet parking service.
  • This service needs to be pre-booked either by telephone or internet and you will be given a reference number.
  • On arrival at the airport you will need to drive up to the barriers at the entrance to the Meet & Greet parking area and quote your reference number by using the intercom.
  • You will then be directed to park in a numbered lane.
  • After removing the luggage from the car, you will need to go to the Meet & Greet building where you leave your car keys with staff, who will check your departure and arrival time with you.
  • When arriving back at the airport, you will need to go to the Meet & Greet building where you can pick up your car keys and you will be told where your car is parked.
  • Any passengers who are either wheelchair users or have a mobility impairment will have their car parked close to the Meet & Greet building in the Blue or Green Zones.
  • There 10+ designated marked Blue Badge parking spaces in the Green Zone.
  • The spaces are 480cm x 590cm.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Terminal 1 Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in the Terminal 1 Building.