Arriving in Manchester

Arrange and book your flights to Manchester and look forward to experiencing a slice of northern British life. Redevelopment and cultural diversity ensure Manchester is a colourful and exciting destination, proud of its industrial roots and surrounded by protected National Parks.

Plan Your Manchester Holiday

There are plenty of reasons to travel to Manchester and your visit will be a memorable event. Those who enjoy the mix and bustle of a city will easily find entertainment and things to do, and if fine dining and accessing shops and events is important, Manchester will not disappoint. The area is steeped in British history and enjoys a legendary place in the world of football.

Manchester has lots to offer at any time of year, although autumn and winter can be damp and the daylight hours shorter. Book your tickets to Manchester at any time of the year, and cheap hotels in Manchester are easy to find due to the plentiful and varied accommodation. It is possible to split holiday time between the city and the rural areas surrounding Manchester to discover the variety of the region. Be sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Manchester throughout the year.

Flying from Sao Paulo

The next time you need to fly from Sao Paulo Brazil, it is wise to rely on Etihad Airways. Thanks to top-quality service, every step of your trip will be a breeze, from the time you book your flight to the time you receive your luggage at your final destination.

Sao Paulo’s Major Airport

When flying out of Sao Paulo, a passenger will travel through the Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport, GRU. Previously known as Cumbica Airport, the airport was renamed after the former Governor André Franco Montoro in 2001. A number of its amenities are shared with the São Paulo Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.

When it comes to transporting passengers, aircraft operations, and cargo handling, the grand facility has been ranked Number One in Brazil. GRU is also the busiest airport in the nation. As an added bonus, the Tropic of Capricorn goes directly through the southern tip of the airport.

There are immediate plans to spend millions remodeling the Guarulhos International Airport in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as well as the Summer Olympics in 2016. The preparations include the construction of new taxiways, as well as constructing a new passenger terminal. The new terminal will add another 12 million passenger capacity to the 17 million that exists now. Meanwhile, the main runways will be widened to access the new Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8. Even the parking terminals will be expanded.

Airport Transportation in Sao Paulo

When you need to get to Guarulhos International Airport, you can take the facility’s own highway. The Rodovia Hélio Smidt Highway connects GRU to two other main highways, Presidente Dutra Highway and Ayrton Senna Highway. A Guarulhos resident can easily access the Rodovia Hélio Smidt Highway from Monteiro Lobato Avenue.

A passenger can also take advantage of Airport Bus Service, as well as the taxi stands located outside of each terminal.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Sao Paulo to Manchester on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Offices in United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Administration only - Room 1992, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport
Hounslow, Middlesex TW6 3XZ
0845 608 1225
0500-2130Hrs Daily - Ticket desk: Terminal 4 - Zone C
Manchester Airport, United Kingdom
Manchester International Airport
$ADDR1
Terminal One, M90 3AF
0845 608 1225
MON/WED/FRI/SUN 05:.30-09:30HRS TUE/THUR/SAT 17:00-20:00HRS