Wizz Air has announced that it will open its 28th base on in June this year, at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom. The eastern European carrier will base one new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport.
London Luton Airport enjoyed a bright start to 2017 as passenger numbers grew by 20.1 per cent in January compared with the same month last year. Over 985,000 travellers passed through the airport last month, representing thirty-four consecutive months of double-digit passenger growth.
Some 14.5 million passengers travelled through London Luton Airport last year, making 2016 the busiest year ever in the airport’s history. The record figure represents annual growth of 18.5 per cent compared to 2015.
easyJet will operate three new routes from London Luton Airport including Stockholm, with the Swedish Capital becoming a new country for easyJet from the UK. Also joining easyJet’s line up of destinations from the airport is the Greek island of Rhodes and French surf favourite, Biarritz. On sale now, the routes will be bookable via the app and website with the first flights taking off from March next year.
easyJet has announced it will operate three new routes from London Luton Airport. Joining easyJet’s already comprehensive line up of destinations from the airport are Gallic duo, Nantes and Marseille and a new Spanish destination Valencia. On sale now, the routes will be bookable via the app and website with the first flights taking off from February next year.
London Luton Airport has recorded a 18.7 per cent increase in passenger numbers in October compared to the same period last year. Over 1.3 million passengers chose to travel through the airport last month. This high demand reinforces LLA’s call on government to improve rail access to Luton Airport Parkway station.
Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrates its 10th Birthday today. Where better to celebrate than at London Luton where it all began.
Atlasjet, a full service airline based in Istanbul, Turkey will launch a new service to Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport from London Luton Airport on Friday 2nd May 2014. The daily flights into the economic heart of Turkey will provide significant trade and leisure links.
The national airline of Romania and SkyTeam member Tarom has today announced a new service to Iasi, Romania from London Luton Airport. The route will see a 134 seat Boeing 737-300 operating in a two class configuration. Services will operate twice weekly from London Luton commencing Tuesday October 29th 2013.
TBI, a company owned by abertis and Aena Internacional, has agreed to sell the company holding the concession for London Luton Airport to a consortium formed by Aena and AXA Private Equity. The enterprise value of the transaction is £433 million.
Stansted Airport has reopened its single runway following a brief closure this morning due to snow. Luton Airport, also in the south-east of England, has also reopened its runway following a similar closure during the early hours.
London Luton Airport Limited (LLAL), the company that owns the airport, and London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL), the airport’s operator, have signed a contract to enable London Luton Airport to continue to be managed, operated and developed by LLAOL through to 2031.