Wizz Air has launched two new routes from its London Luton base following the arrival of two new Airbus planes. Flights to the Slovakian capital Bratislava will operate daily, while flights to the Italian port city of Bari will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays until April 18th, before increasing to four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Wizz Air has announced further expansion at its London Luton base, with the allocation of an additional Airbus A321 aircraft to its fleet in 2018. This addition brings the total number of aircraft allocated at London Luton to eight and the total investment to US$860 million, the carrier claims.
London Luton Airport is hosting a week-long exhibition at the palace of Westminster to celebrate its 80th anniversary. The event kicked off with a reception at the house of commons earlier, attended by a number of ministers and members of parliament including the secretary of state for transport Chris Grayling and aviation minister Baroness Sugg.
London Luton Airport has welcomed 15.7 million passengers in 2017, marking an 8.6 per cent increase compared with the previous year and making 2017 the airport’s busiest year on record.
Wizz Air has revealed a further expansion of its operations at London Luton Airport with the three new routes to the Greek capital Athens, the Icelandic town of Keflavik, and the Italian port city of Bari, starting in spring 2018.
Some 1,008,184 passengers travelled through London Luton Airport in November, an increase of 5.6 per cent when compared with the same month in the previous year.
Some 1.6 million passengers flew through London Luton Airport in August, a 6.8 per cent rise compared with August 2016 and the 41st consecutive month of growth. This year also marked the busiest summer in the airport’s 79-year history.
Signature-based Signature Flight Support has confirmed that its second London location for the Signature Elite Class service is now operational. The new property is located at London Luton Airport’s private jet terminal.
Wizz Air has opened its first UK base at London Luton Airport. Wizz will base one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport, increasing operations to 42 routes from Luton, including three new services to Tel Aviv, Prishtina and Kutaisi.
More than 1.3 million passengers flew through London Luton Airport in April, representing a 16.1 per cent increase compared with the same month last year. Having enjoyed over three years of continuous growth, LLA is currently making its biggest ever investment to meet soaring passenger demand and grow the airport’s capacity by 50 per cent to 18 million in the next three years.
The first flight operated by Thomas Cook Airlines took off from London Luton Airport earlier, marking the arrival of the 14th airline at the airport and the 14th new route this year. The new route will serve the Greek island of Corfu, operating every Sunday throughout the summer season.