Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has today commenced flights between Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and Bergen in Norway.
A recent report published by well respected aviation industry consultants RDC Aviation looking at passenger throughput across UK airports in 2010, shows that despite a challenging year, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) remains tenth in a league table of UK airports in terms of passenger throughput.
The report also revealed that of 50 airports across the UK, LJLA was only one of nine to experience growth in 2010, with a 3% year on year increase.
The report highlights that Liverpool’s position improves further when comparing purely scheduled passenger traffic across the UK, with airlines such as easyjet, Ryanair, KLM, Wizz Air, Eastern Airways and Flybe helping LJLA become the UK’s eighth busiest airport for scheduled passengers.
LJLA handled over 5 million passengers in 2010. In particular, a full year of KLM flights helped to boost passenger numbers with the region’s travelers having the opportunity to travel on long haul services from Liverpool via the airline’s Amsterdam Schiphol hub. Ryanair grew their business from Liverpool by 9% during the year.
Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airline groups including Wizz Air UK, today announces the launch of three new routes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the Romanian cities of Bucharest, Cluj and Iași.
In the same week that the world’s leading air travel intelligence company, OAG awarded Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) a 5-star rating for flight punctuality, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have today published their latest report on the accessibility services provided by the top 30 UK airports with Liverpool listed in the highest ‘very good’ category.