On 15 December, Liverpool Airport celebrated with a special ceremony the arrival of Blue Air from Bucharest with thrice-weekly flights. Marking the achievement are: Andrew Cornish, CEO, Liverpool John Lennon Airport; Iulia Muntean, Head of Sales, Blue Air; and Tudor Constantinescu, COO, Blue Air.
- Blue Air, the Romanian low-cost carrier, commenced its third route to the UK with the addition of thrice-weekly flights (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) from Bucharest (OTP) to Liverpool (LPL) on 15 December. The 2,314-kilometre sector will be operated utilising the airline’s 162-seat 737-400s and will face no competition from other operators The Romanian LCC is also serving the UK market with daily flights between Bucharest and London Luton and five weekly services from Bacau to Luton. The LCC is also gearing up to commence twice-weekly flights (Tuesdays and Saturdays) from Bacau to Liverpool starting on 31 March 2015. Commenting on the new addition, Tudor Constantinescu, COO, Blue Air, said: “We are particularly happy to see our new route starting today as fruit of a joint collaboration with Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Business travellers and tourists will enjoy the benefit and comfort of a direct connection linking northwest England with Romania. Shortening the travel time from Liverpool to Bucharest and later to Bacau creates in our view the premises of future economic, social and cultural cooperation and development to the benefit of both regions.” See how Liverpool Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.