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.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe have announced that they are to commence flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to the Polish city of Lublin in May 2017.
The twice weekly service will operate on Sundays and Wednesdays commencing on 21st May 2017 and will be Wizz Air’s sixth destination from Liverpool, complementing the airline’s existing flights to Warsaw, Gdansk, Katowice, Riga and Budapest. This new service will take the number of weekly departures by Wizz Air from Liverpool up to 17 from next Summer.
This will be the North West’s only flights to Lublin which is the largest city in South East Poland, known for its picturesque old town and cultural amenities.
Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe with a network of over 450 routes, connecting 126 destinations across 38 countries. The airline operates a fleet of 72 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft and last year they carried over 110,000 passengers via Liverpool – an increase of over 60% compared to 2014
Flights are now on sale with fares from £16.49 one way and can be booked on www.wizzair.com
Paul Winfield, LJLA’s Air Service Development Manager commented, “We are delighted that Wizz Air are to further strengthen their presence at Liverpool by expanding their range of destinations to include Lublin and we look forward to continuing to work with them and explore further opportunities to operate more flights from Liverpool - the North West’s Fastest, Easiest and Friendliest Airport.”
Tamara Vallois, Head of Communications at Wizz Air said: “We are thrilled today to announce our sixth route from Liverpool. The new service is our fourth low-fare connection from Liverpool to Poland and offers direct access to the picturesque city of Lublin in Lesser Poland. Lublin boasts a beautiful Old Town and is ideal for a short city break as well as a great value for money longer getaway. With tickets starting from only £16.49, we hope to see many happy customers on board our young fleet.”
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.