Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during March as passenger numbers rose by 7% compared to March 2017.
This week, low-cost carrier Ryanair, launches six new routes linking Liverpool John Lennon Airport with even more European destinations. The seventh is departing on 3rd November to Paris Beauvais. Two of the seven are to Gdansk and Szczecin in Poland. The others include Knock, Faro, and the Canary Islands, Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
To celebrate, one of the first passengers checking-in at LJLA for the inaugural flight to Knock was presented with Champagne courtesy of Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Amanda King and her daughter Charlotte from Warrington, took advantage of the low-cost fares and chose to fly from Liverpool to Knock for a short break. Whilst on their break they’re planning to visit Our Lady of Knock.
Neil Pakey, Deputy CEO of Peel Airports Group, said: “We’re pleased to announce the seven new routes from LJLA with Ryanair to a great range of destinations which will no doubt appeal to many passengers throughout the North West, especially the sunny Canary Islands for some winter sun or a trip to the Pomeranian Princes castle in Szczecin.
Ryanair’s Marketing Executive Maria Macken, said: "We are delighted to introduce these fantastic new routes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport today. There is a great demand for low cost travel in Liverpool. Why not try out our new winter sunshine destinations to the Canary Islands or maybe pop over to Poland to get that brighter than white smile!”
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is expecting the first Bank Holiday weekend of the year to be particularly busy with passenger numbers set to be around 10% higher than last year as thousands of travelers from across the region jet off for Easter from Liverpool.
TUI UK’s first programme launch after last year’s re-brand unveils a new route to Dalaman, Turkey from Liverpool John Lennon Airport for summer 2019.