2018 was another successful year for Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and the cause for a double celebration with the Airport’s latest passenger figures showing a milestone in passenger throughput, at the same time as having the UK’s best scheduled flight punctuality record.
It is likely to be Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s (LJLA) busiest weekend of the year once again as the August Bank Holiday getaway gets underway with 60,000 travellers expected to pass through the Airport over the coming days.
Almost 30,000 passengers are likely to depart from the Airport this weekend starting today, with the vast majority heading to the sunshine resorts on the Mediterranean.
The recent poor weather may again be a factor as to why the region’s holidaymakers are choosing to head off somewhere warmer from Liverpool with the most popular destinations including Palma, Alicante, Malaga and Faro. Many are also choosing to travel away for a city break with flights to Amsterdam, Barcelona and Dublin looking busy too.
The Airport also expects lots of visitors to the region arriving via LJLA, as the city plays host to diverse global acts as part of the Liverpool International Music Festival and the International Beatleweek.
Robin Tudor, Head of PR for Liverpool John Lennon Airport, commented: “The August Bank Holiday weekend is always our busiest weekend of the year with passengers from across the region taking advantage of the convenience of flying from Liverpool. We expect to see a mix of families departing on their summer holidays before the end of school holidays and those looking to get away for a short break to take advantage of the Bank Holiday and catch some warmer weather for a few days.”
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is gearing up once again for the traditional Christmas and New Year ‘getaway’, with over 140,000 passengers expected to pass through the Airport over the festive and New Year holiday period.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe have today announced another new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), with flights to commence next Summer to the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna.