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.
Liverpool Airport recorded an eight successive month of growth in September of 6.14%. The growth was based on additional capacity in the market and improved network load factor performance.
September saw the launch of new service to Amsterdam, with Flybe operating a three times daily into Amsterdam.
Looking ahead, October will see two new services inaugurated with a double daily service with Aer Lingus commencing on October 23rd, whilst Flybe will commence a single daily service to Edinburgh on October 26th.
In what has been a busy month at Liverpool Airport, new scheduled service to Barcelona operated by IAG member Vueling has been confirmed with a Christmas programme commencing December 20th with full scheduled service to commence at the end of March. Yesterday, Blue Air confirmed a twice weekly service to Cluj to commence in Summer 2016.
Traffic for the Calendar year remains 6% ahead of prior year and also ahead of levels seen during 2013.
A new service by PLAY airlines will connect Liverpool with Reykjavík and four eastern US cities.
A £2m investment is now underway to introduce new passenger facilities that will also create a further 200 jobs at the airport.