Luton Airport is a key UK departure point for package holidays and also has a high volume of budget flights with low-cost airlines Easyjet, Ryanair and Wizz Air. Low-cost flights account for 85% of traffic. The summer season sees a big increase in flights, with tour operators like Monarch operating routes to beach holiday destinations. Companies like Thomson figure prominently among the operators flying from Luton as the airport is a major UK departure point for chartered holiday flights. Currently there are 10 airlines in residence offering a very wide choice of routes to cities in Europe and a number of domestic UK airports. A much smaller number of routes serve destinations in North Africa and Asia.
The top 5 flight operators from Luton are :
The top 10 destinations in 2010 were:
Find live flight information at www.london-luton.co.uk/
Luton Airport is the UK’s fifth busiest airport. Around 10 million passengers pass through each year. A brand new terminal, designed by Foster and Partners, was opened in 1999.