Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during March as passenger numbers rose by 7% compared to March 2017.
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.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is expecting the first Bank Holiday weekend of the year to be particularly busy with passenger numbers set to be around 10% higher than last year as thousands of travelers from across the region jet off for Easter from Liverpool.
TUI UK’s first programme launch after last year’s re-brand unveils a new route to Dalaman, Turkey from Liverpool John Lennon Airport for summer 2019.