Spread your wings this summer – top five North American destinations served direct from Manchester


-North America offers a variety of different cultures, climates and atmospheres.

-Explore popular tourist destinations with Manchester Airport’s direct flights to various countries in North America.

By Serena Panton

With Covid restrictions coming to an end in most countries, an increasing number of travellers are hoping to expand their horizons. For those looking to fly somewhere a little different this summer, Manchester Airport offers a great diversity of flights to destinations outside of Europe, including North America.

To help cater for the increased demand in holidays this summer, airlines operating from Manchester Airport have increased the number of services available to give passengers the chance to visit their bucket list destinations.


With highs ranging between 28°C and 33°C, Orlando’s climate gives perfect weather year-round to tan while you explore. Orlando has some of the world's best theme parks all in one place, making it a very popular destination with families. Alternatively, Discovery Cove may be your preferred place to cool down with the kids and burn off that summer energy. Fly this summer with Virgin Atlantic or Aer Lingus at Manchester Airport for a holiday filled with fun suitable for all.


Exploring different cultures opens up a new world. Cancun is one of North America’s top tourist destinations with world-class cuisine different from any other. Featuring crystal clear waters and white sands, Cancun is a top location for jet skiing and parasailing fit for sport fanatics or those looking for a memorable experience with friends. Fly with TUI direct from Manchester year round.

Montego Bay

Montego Bay in Jamaica, referred to as “The Second City”  by the locals, is a hotspot for tropical activities such as snorkelling in the area’s famous reefs. Fly direct this summer with TUI to get your tan on.


Toronto is one of North America’s up-and-coming cultural hotspots. Wander the streets and take in the city’s sights, including the renowned CN Tower with incredible views over the city. Investigate further with a helicopter tour or perhaps jump in a hot air balloon. Notorious for its multicultural patchwork, giving you the best of all worlds, Toronto is a city not to be missed. Air Canada and Air Transat both offer flights to Toronto.

Punta Cana

Escape to the Dominican Republic and visit Punta Cana, with a lush green backdrop to the pristine beaches. Take a leisurely catamaran tour exploring the island's mineral rich pools and top it off with a BBQ feast. Check out flights and book this summer with TUI.

For more travel inspiration in North America and beyond, including the latest deals, see www.manchesterairport.co.uk.