Yesterday marked a special date for London Luton Airport as Slovenia’s national flag carrier, Adria Airways, together with the Slovenian Tourist Board and Slovenian Embassy held a trade launch event at the Airport.
London Luton Airport’s futureLuToN:Optimisation six week public consultation is to begin this week. The plan will outline the airport’s proposal to increase the its capacity to 18 million passengers a year, create up to 6,000 new jobs and generate millions of pounds of investment.
After becoming ‘London’s fastest growing airport’ in 2011, today marked a new high point for London Luton Airport and the region as Slovenia’s national flag carrier, Adria Airways, announced they will commence flights to the airport.
London Luton Airport has announced it will seek to increase the capacity of the property to 18 million passengers per year using the one existing runway. The operator estimates the development could create up to 6,000 new jobs and generate millions of pounds of investment.
London Luton Airport has today announced plans to carry out essential improvements on the approach road to the Airport and Central Terminal Area to ease traffic delays and prepare the Airport for the arrival of spectators during the London 2012 Olympics.
London Luton Airport and low cost carrier Wizz Air have unveiled a new service to Lodz, Poland that will operate three times per week from London Luton Airport. Prices start from £17.99 one way including taxes and charges.
London Luton Airport handled over one million passengers in July 2011, a 9% increase on the same month last year. This latest news follows the release of official figures last month which showed that London Luton was the fastest growing major airport in the London area, increasing passenger numbers by 11.3% during the first 6 months of 2011.
London Luton Airport is the fastest growing major airport in the London area – and is second only to Heathrow for business travel as a percentage of total passenger numbers.
London Luton Airport has published its Community Engagement Annual Report for 2010. Summarising the Airport’s achievements in 2010, the report also outlines new and more challenging commitments for the Community programme in 2011.
London Luton Airport continues its strong start to the year, reporting a second month of growth for 2011.
London Luton will see nearly 500,000 passengers travelling through the Airport over the festive period heading to a wide variety of destinations, the most popular of which include Budapest, Dublin, Geneva, Glasgow, Paris, Sharm El Sheikh, Tenerife and Warsaw.
Team Luton, the town’s leading competitive swimming club, is one of the latest projects to be awarded a grant by the London Luton Airport Community Trust Fund.