3 OCTOBER 2011
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Actress Lorraine Chase, who checked-in as easyJet's first ever passenger in 1995 at Luton Airport, was on hand to toast the airline's 65th million passenger. The occasion also marked the introduction of a new route to Corfu, the carrier's 34th destination from the airport.
All involved celebrated in style with easyJet's award-winning Louis Mondeville Côtes de Gasgogne – recently voted the best airline white wine and featured in AERBT.
Lorraine has been synonymous with Luton since the Campari advert – which kick-started her career – spawned her catchphrase “Luton Airport!” as a reply to the question "Were you truly wafted here from paradise?” The ad then inspired the 1979 hit record "Luton Airport" by Cats UK. As part of the celebration easyJet previewed its new TV commercial, which will be airing from October. www.easyjet.com
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