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The tram takes a long way around - it takes a bit of a tour through Manchester suburbs, and it's maximum speed is 50 mph (80km/h). If there was a direct service, then the extra convenience of not needing to change would probably make it a superior option. But there isn't a direct service - you need to change at Trafford Bar or Cornbrook. I would suggest ...
The metro link to the airport is newly opened (Monday 3rd November 2014) See official Metro Link site for details and map. So you will need to take a tram from the Airport to Trafford Bar and change for a tram for one stop to Old Trafford. Route Map.
@pnuts comment answers this question, I guess: The Metrolink details are reliable. The service has only been running for two weeks and presumably other sites have yet to catch up with developments.
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