31st July 2018

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has launched its first flights this weekend to Palermo, Sicily and Pula in Croatia. A new route to Dalaman, Turkey will also take off today and the inaugural flight to Toulouse departs in October. The new routes will be supported by the arrival of a new aircraft at the base.

Operating twice a week, the new flights from easyJet are expected to carry more than 20,000 passengers to Palermo, Pula and Dalaman this summer.

The summer holiday favourites will help to ensure the airline will carry over 2.4 million annual passengers to and from the airport for the first time this year with an 8% rise in passenger numbers.

“We are absolutely delighted to be celebrating further expansion at Liverpool John Lennon Airport…”

With the addition of the new routes, easyJet now operates 32 destinations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager said: “We are absolutely delighted to be celebrating further expansion at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and it’s great to announce these inaugural flights – we’re sure they will be popular with those looking for more choice of summer holiday destinations from the North West.

“Having been at Liverpool John Lennon Airport for over twenty years, the addition of another aircraft this summer will help us to deliver long term, sustainable growth at the airport whilst providing passengers with a greater range of destinations, all with low fares and great service.”

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager


Paul Winfield, Director of Aviation Development for Liverpool John Lennon Airport said:

“The arrival of easyJet’s 8th based aircraft here at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and the four new routes that this brings, further demonstrates their commitment to the Liverpool market.

“easyJet have also upgraded two of their A319 aircraft already based here to the larger A320 model, further increasing seat capacity, which along with these latest new routes gives more passengers from across the North West and North Wales, the opportunity to experience our best in class, faster, easier friendlier customer experience.”

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