Work has begun to dispose of the aircraft engineering assets at Birmingham and London Luton airports of former UK carrier, Monarch Airlines.
A number of European airports hit all-time traffic highs in 2018, some of the biggest upturns in traffic reported to date happening at Frankfurt (7.8%), Edinburgh (+6.5%) and London Luton (+5%).
London Luton Airport (LLA) handled a record 15.7 million passengers (+8.6%) in 2017 and expects more of the same this year.
Close to 1.5 million passengers flew through London Luton Airport (LLA) in September, a rise of 6% on the same month a year ago.
London Luton Airport enjoyed its busiest ever summer this year, handling a record 1.6 million passengers in August alone.
ACI Europe called it on Monday, it has been a good start to 2017 for Europe’s gateways and passenger numbers continued to rise across a host of airports in April.
In his Autumn Statement last month, UK Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, rightly emphasised that “small investments can offer big wins”, writes London Luton Airport CEO, Nick Barton.