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.
During the month of July, Liverpool John Lennon Airport saw a rise in passengers numbers on prior year of 6.93%. In total, the airport carried over 431,000 passengers versus 403,000 in 2014.
This is the sixth consecutive month of growth at Liverpool Airport. July saw strong performance from its existing operators as well as new scheduled service commence with Skyteam operator, Czech Airlines.
Liverpool Airport has now carried more passengers calendar year to date than in both 2014 and 2013. Airlines continue to see strong performance at Liverpool Airport, with a seamless passenger experience proving attractive to passengers across the Northwest.
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.