In preparation for the restart of international travel, London Luton Airport (LLA) has opened a new in-terminal Covid-19 testing facility with its partner, Collinson.
From June 22nd, Wizz will operate flights twice weekly to the popular Mediterranean hotspot of Antalya, and from September 22nd, flights will commence three times a week to Rzeszow in Poland.
London Luton Airport has welcomed an announcement by the department for transport that the government is to provide funding to get a UK airspace modernisation programme back on track.
The travel giant said it would not operate departures from the airport until December 30th at the earliest, when restrictions are due to be reassessed.
Just 105,000 passengers travelled through the airport this November, a drop of 90 per cent compared to the same period last year. The figure comes as the country emerges from a second lockdown.
A total of 575,000 passengers travelled through London Luton Airport in September, a decrease of 66 per cent compared with the same period last year.
Passenger numbers at Luton Airport were down 56 per cent last month compared to August 2019. In total, some with 820,000 people travelled through the airport.
In the job, Jonathan Rayner will be responsible for growing and developing the commercial activity of the airport by working with airlines, retailers and other business partners.
Despite having the strongest recovery of any major airport in the UK, passenger numbers at London Luton Airport were down by 74 per cent last month compared to the same period in 2019.