As the aviation industry continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and the Airport sees more passengers and flights once again, the Airport Company is delighted to be able to announce the latest additions to its Apprenticeship Programme by recruiting a further three apprentices.
Passenger numbers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) continue to grow at the start of the winter season, with a rise of 5% in October compared to October 2017, with many passengers and families taking advantage of the choice of flights to some great overseas destinations during the school half term.
During October over 467,000 passengers travelled through LJLA - an increase of over 22,000 compared to the previous year, with growth for the year to date now reaching 135,000 additional passengers.
Some of the most popular destinations included a mix of holiday resorts and European capital cities including Alicante, Malaga, Palma, Rome, Dublin, Amsterdam and Paris.
Queue times for passengers to go through Airport security continued to remain low throughout October too, with 99% of all passengers taking 10 mins or less to pass through security.
Last month also saw 5 new services start from Liverpool to Cluj, Iasi and Bucharest with Wizz Air, to Paphos with Ryanair and to Toulouse with easyJet, in addition to Ryanair announcing new routes to Copenhagen and Corfu from Liverpool for Summer 2019.
Wizz Air announce new route from Liverpool to Tirana, capital of Albania,
easyJet have today announced another new route from Liverpool for this summer with a twice-weekly flight to Malta commencing in July 2021.