Ryanair today announced that they will be expanding operations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) for Summer 2017 with 5 new destinations to be served during the Summer and increases in frequency on existing services.
The airline’s expansion will bring up to an extra 15 departing flights per week and over 200,000 additional seats from Liverpool compared to this year and an expected 11% growth in Ryanair passenger traffic.
The new routes to be featured from Liverpool for next Summer are to Prague the capital of the Czech Republic, Sofia the capital of Bulgaria, Marrakesh in Morocco, the Spanish Catalan city of Girona and Bari in southern Italy.
In addition there will be increased departures each week to Warsaw in Poland, Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Faro on the Portuguese Algarve and to the Spanish holiday destinations of Alicante and Malaga.
This will see Ryanair serve some 32 destinations from Liverpool next Summer and this latest expansion of their services is expected to further continue the growth in passenger numbers that the Airport has been experiencing for the past 18 months.
Andrew Cornish, CEO for Liverpool John Lennon Airport said:
“This latest commitment from Ryanair towards the Airport and the City Region is a reflection of the confidence that we both have in the opportunities for further growth here. Ryanair recognise the recent investment put in by the Airport with improved facilities and our best in class customer service, giving the region’s travellers a great Airport experience typified by our Faster. Easier. Friendlier marketing.”