Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during March as passenger numbers rose by 7% compared to March 2017.
Ryanair today announced a new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to Szczecin in North East Poland, with a twice weekly service starting on 21st May 2010.
Szczecin is Poland’s seventh largest city and the country’s largest sea port, on the Baltic Sea and brings the number of destinations in Poland served by Ryanair from Liverpool to seven.
In recent months, there has been a resurgence of business in the Polish market and the addition of this new route to Szczecin now means that there are flights from Liverpool to nine destinations in Poland with Wizz Air also operating to three Polish cities and easyJet to one – putting JLA on level terms with London Stansted as the top UK airport for choice of destinations to Poland.
Outside of the South East, Liverpool is clearly the UK’s number one Airport for passengers travelling to and from Poland with over twice as many flights and seats available than any other UK airport outside of London.
Robin Tudor, Head of PR for the Peel Airports Group commented, "Liverpool is now by far the market leader when it comes to services to Poland outside of London, with more departures, more capacity and more destinations available to Poland than any other airport outside of the South East.
"Whilst many airports continue to see a decline in business, Ryanair’s decision to continue to explore new opportunities from here, reflects airline confidence in Liverpool."
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.
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