September 2022, Virtual
September 29 2022, Virtual
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Luton airport has hit the 15 million passenger milestone in the past 12 months for the first time in its 79 year history.
More than 1.2 million passengers flew through the airport in March - a 15.7 per cent increase compared with the same period last year, marking three years of continuous growth.
The airport is currently investing in a major development to meet passenger demand, which is expected to hit 18 million in the next three years.
Luton remains the only London without a direct express-style rail service and is calling for the introduction of four fast trains per hour from central London as part of the upcoming East Midlands rail refranchising process.
Nick Barton, CEO of Luton airport, said: “15 million passengers over 12 months is a significant milestone for us. We’re doing our bit to meet passenger demand and we hope the government and train operators will do their bit by introducing more fast trains to Luton.”
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