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Ryanair Celebrates 35 Years & 35 Million Passengers At Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool Airport: Ryanair Celebrates 35 Years & An Astonishing 35,000,000 Passengers At Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool Airport: Ryanair celebrates 35 years and an astonishing 35,000,000 Passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Credit: The Liverpudlian).
Liverpool Airport: Ryanair celebrates 35 years and an astonishing 35,000,000 Passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Credit: The Liverpudlian).

Ryanair, the UK and Europe’s largest airline, as of the start of June, celebrated 35 million passengers in its 35 years of operations at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.


Ryanair was the first low-cost airline to operate at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, starting with its first flight from Dublin Airport back in 1988 bringing low fares to the Liverpool City Region's residents and its visitors.

Ryanair’s Liverpool Summer 2023 schedule will deliver:

  • 1 new based aircraft, taking their total fleet up to a total of 4 aircraft.

  • Almost £320 Million investment.

  • 31 routes, including 4 new routes to Ibiza, Madrid, Rome & Shannon.

  • Over 255 flights per week.

  • Increased frequencies on 7 routes – Alicante, Cork, Dublin, Knock, Paris, Reus & Tenerife.

  • 15% capacity growth in comparison to Summer 2022.

  • Supporting over 1,500 jobs, including 120 direct jobs.

This Summer, Ryanair operates its biggest ever summer schedule at Liverpool John Lennon Airport with over 255 weekly flights across 31 routes including new sunshine destinations, like Ibiza and Madrid.


They are also increasing frequencies on 7 popular Liverpool routes including Alicante, Paris, Reus, and Tenerife, offering its Liverpool customers unbeatable choice at the lowest fares when booking their Summer 2023 getaways and driving invaluable inbound tourism for the region at the same time.

'Ryanair were the first low-cost airline to operate from Liverpool and for 35 years they have been giving the Region’s passengers the opportunity to travel to a host of popular overseas destinations from their local faster, easier, friendlier, airport of choice at some of the lowest air fares around.' - Robin Tudor, Head of PR & Communications at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

To celebrate 35 years and 35 million passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, as well as Ryanair’s record-breaking Liverpool schedule for Summer 2023, the airline has launched a special seat sale with fares from £29.99 for travel until end of October 2023, available only through the Ryanair website.

Ryanair’s Head of Communications, Jade Kirwan, said: 'We are delighted to celebrate 35 years and 35 million Ryanair passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, with our 35 millionth passenger departing this morning on our popular Porto route – just one of the 31 routes we are operating as part of our biggest ever schedule this Summer.'

Ryanair has operated at Liverpool John Lennon Airport since 1988 and their record Summer 2023 schedule will not only provide Liverpool’s customers and visitors with an unbeatable selection of sunny hotspots and vibrant European city break destinations this Summer, particularly across Belgium, Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Slovakia and Sweden where they operate exclusively to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

We are delighted to celebrate 35 years and 35 million Ryanair passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport' - Jade Kirwan, Ryanair’s Head of Communications.

They will continue to promote important regional development through the support of over 1,500 local jobs, and delivery of even greater connectivity with Europe and its millions of holidaymakers.


Jade added: 'To celebrate this phenomenal milestone, we have launched a special seat sale with fares from just £29.99 for travel until the end of October ’23 available only on Ryanair.com.'

Robin Tudor, Head of PR & Communications at Liverpool John Lennon Airport added:

'Ryanair were the first low-cost airline to operate from Liverpool and for 35 years they have been giving the Region’s passengers the opportunity to travel to a host of popular overseas destinations from their local faster, easier, friendlier, airport of choice at some of the lowest air fares around.'


Robin added: 'This continues today as we gear up for the busy Summer holiday period and look forward to welcoming thousands of Ryanair passengers over the coming weeks.'

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