Blackpool Airport is one of the UK’s quietest airports. Around 235,000 passengers passed through in 2011. The airport is an important UK departure point for package holidays and also has a few scheduled flights with Aer Lingus and Manx2. The summer season sees a big increase in flights, with tour operators like Monarch operating routes to beach holiday destinations. Jet2.com operate flights to the Canary Islands, Ibiza, Majorca, Madeira, the Algarve, Turkey and key Spanish holiday airports like Alicante and Malaga. Late 2012 sees 5 airlines in residence, offering a choice of routes to sunshine holiday favourites and airports in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Main flight operators from Blackpool:
Top 10 destinations (passenger numbers) in 2010:
• Isle of Man
• Belfast International
• Belfast City
Find live flight information at http://www.blackpoolinternational.com/