Blue Islands today launched its inaugural Guernsey flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport establishing a new twice-weekly connection to the island from the North West’s Faster, Easier, Friendlier Airport.
Staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) will be helping to put passengers in the St Patrick’s Day mood tomorrow with a number of promotions taking place in the Airport Departure Lounge.
Whilst a live Irish band will be entertaining passengers while they wait for flights, each of the bars throughout the Airport will be offering special Guinness promotions and the World Duty Free shop will be tempting passengers with Irish Whiskey tasting sessions. Ryanair are also giving away Dublin tourist information relating to the popular Temple Bar area.
20% of all Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s passengers travelled between LJLA and either The Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland in 2010. Over one million passengers made use of regular flights with Ryanair to Dublin, Knock, Cork, Shannon and Derry and with easyJet and Flybe to Belfast International and Belfast City respectively.
Robin Tudor, Head of PR for Liverpool John Lennon Airport commented, "The Irish market is a huge part of the Airport’s business and we thought it would be a nice surprise for passengers heading off tomorrow to experience a little bit of Ireland before they’ve even set off.
"This is the latest in a series of similar themed ‘Fun Friday’ events held at the Airport for passengers in recent months, but we thought we’d bring this event forward a day to St Patrick’s Day "
Vueling Airlines has confirmed special flights from Liverpool to Madrid to transport fans planning to support the team during the Champions League final match, that will take place in Madrid’s Metropolitan Stadium on June 1st.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is gearing up once again for another busy Bank Holiday weekend as thousands of travellers from across the region jet off for Easter from Liverpool.