2018 was another successful year for Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and the cause for a double celebration with the Airport’s latest passenger figures showing a milestone in passenger throughput, at the same time as having the UK’s best scheduled flight punctuality record.
The UK’s largest airline easyJet, today announced further growth of their operations at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) as part of a wider expansion of services across the North West.
The airline will be adding 3 exciting new destinations to their Summer 2009 schedule from early June: Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea in the south of Croatia, Naples in southern Italy and Bordeaux in south west France.
The extra business will see the basing of an additional aircraft at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. easyJet currently has eight aircraft based at the Airport, offering a choice of flights to over 20 destinations and carried over 2 million passengers through the Airport last year.
Commenting on today’s announcement, Neil Pakey, Deputy CEO of Peel Airports commented, “This is a great way to start the New Year. Further expansion of easyJet services at Liverpool is a sign of their continued commitment to low cost air travel both here on Merseyside and across the North West. It’s a tremendous vote of confidence for the Airport and its future potential at what is for many in the industry proving to be an extremely difficult economic climate to operate in.”
This will be the first time we have seen scheduled services to each of these three new destinations from Liverpool, giving the region’s passengers access to low cost fares to an even greater choice of destinations”
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is gearing up once again for the traditional Christmas and New Year ‘getaway’, with over 140,000 passengers expected to pass through the Airport over the festive and New Year holiday period.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe have today announced another new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), with flights to commence next Summer to the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna.