Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomed its newest airline today with the arrival from Reykjavik of the first flight to and from Liverpool by new Icelandic low-cost carrier PLAY.
Following the successful completion of the Peel investment process, Mark Whitworth is stepping down from his role as Peel Airports CEO with immediate effect. Mark will assist new shareholders Vancouver Airport Services, to affect a managed transition for a period of up to 3 months, in an advisory capacity.
Peel Group Chairman John Whittaker said, “I would like to congratulate and thank Mark on behalf of Peel for delivering the planned strategy for Peel Airports and wish Mark every success in his next career challenge”.
Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt takes off from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, bringing the return of global connectivity for the city for the first time in over 10 years.
A new service by PLAY airlines will connect Liverpool with Reykjavík and four eastern US cities.