Liverpool Airport to see big rise in flights in July
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) will see a big resumption in flights in July with Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air all increasing their services.
European commercial aviation all but shut down in March and April as countries across the continent, including the UK, introduced lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, since May, there has been a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions and a number of airline are resuming services in July and August. The number of weekly departures out of LJLA will increase to 120 this month.
July will see flights to an additional 29 European destinations operate from Liverpool. Irish carrier Ryanair began its latest wave of departures on Wednesday and is adding 25 more destinations to its Liverpool July schedule.
It’s big low-cost rival easyJet will resume flights to four more destinations from Liverpool in July and Wizz Air will add three more. Many more services are due to restart from LJLA in August, too.
However, the airport continues to urge all passengers to play their part in minimising the health risks. These means maintaining social distancing, washing or sanitising hands regularly and wearing face coverings.