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.
Travellers parking at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) will be pleased to learn that the facilities have been praised once again by the Merseyside Police’s Safer Parking Scheme.
Inspector Bob Daly, of Merseyside Police, presented the Airport’s Car Parks team with their Safer Parking Award following the on-site car parks having been recognised for outstanding levels of security.
The Safer Parking Scheme was set up by the Association of Chief Police Officers to reduce crime and the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour in parking areas. The Park Mark Safer Parking Award is granted to parking areas that have passed the risk assessment carried out by police officers.
Being awarded the Park Mark means that the Airport has put in place measures which help to deter criminal activity. The Airport provides a safe and secure environment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, covering all 8,000 spaces. In addition to an extensive CCTV system, the car park is fitted with state of the art Automatic Number Plate Recognition barrier control equipment.
Ste Taylor, Head of Security & Terminal Operations for Liverpool John Lennon Airport commented, "We are really pleased to have been awarded the Park Mark Award again. A car is probably one of our customers’ most valued possessions and they want the assurance of parking in a safe, secure, on-airport environment, rather than worrying about it being driven by a stranger and parked in an unknown location whilst they’re away on holiday.
"The team here work hard to ensure that our facilities are safe and secure and they are really pleased that the police inspection has shown this to be the case. We are all proud of this stamp of approval."
Inspector Daly added, "The Safer Parking Scheme Award recognises the excellent work that is undertaken by Liverpool John Lennon Airport and its partners to minimise the risk to vehicles parked at the airport. Merseyside Police is committed to serving the public travelling in and out of the airport and is keen to help in ensuring that passenger’s experience of using the airport is memorable for all of the right reasons".
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport has once again been awarded a 5-star rating by the world’s leading air travel intelligence company, OAG for flight punctuality. With an on-time performance of 85.4 per cent of flights running on time, the 5-star ranking represents excellent performance over a rolling 12-month period.