21 MARCH 2016

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Article from BTNews 21 MARCH 2016

Luton booms

In spite of major infrastructure works Luton Airport recorded a 27.7% growth in February, 870,000 passengers.  February did have an extra day and there were no weather problems. See image for an update on the road area outside the terminal.

Growth has been driven in part by the popularity of European city breaks.  The number of travellers flying to Copenhagen more than doubled in comparison with the same month last year, while over 50% more passengers flew to Rome and a third more travelled to Zurich.
 
March alone will see the launch of six new routes from the airport:

Vueling launched its first services to Amsterdam and Barcelona last week.

  • Wizz Air will introduce routes to two new destinations in Lithuania – Kaunas and Palanga
  • easyJet will now offer flights to Jersey
  • Blue Air will begin operating four flights a week to Turin (Italy)

Six further new routes have already been confirmed for the summer schedule, including two with new airline partners Transavia who begin flights to Paris Orly and Adria Airways who will serve Pristina (Kosovo).  www.london-luton.co.uk

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