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.
Some 15 million passengers travelled through London Luton Airport in the last 12 months; a new milestone in LLA’s 79-year history. More than 1.2 million passengers flew through LLA In March - a 15.7 per cent increase compared with the same period last year, marking three years of continuous growth at the airport.
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.