Luton Airport aiming for reduced noise and emissions

Introduced on the 20th August 2015, RNAV1 technology aims to reduce noise disturbance and emissions for the local area. This new technology relies on GPS to enable flights to fly routes more precisely and draw them away from more crowded areas. Continue reading…


One month until the Grand Prix at Silverstone

Here at Luton Airport Guide we are hoping to roll out a few extra guides to help out visitors to the local area.

Silverstone Grand Prix

If you didn’t know, Luton Airport is the closest airport to the famous Silverstone racing track, and on the 3rd to the 5th July 2015 the Grand Prix returns! Continue reading…


London Luton’s Fresh New Look and Feel

Little by little, an explosion of colour is seeping into the walkways and areas of London’s Luton Airport. In a bold new look led by Ico Design, Luton is setting the stage for a redesign unlike others. Continue reading…


Luton invests in two holograms, Holly and Graham

Say hello to Holly and Graham… Luton’s pair of ground-breaking holograms to improve your journey through the airport!

Two computer-generated holograms, or ‘virtual assistants,’ have joined the workforce at London Luton Airport. The unusual couple, dubbed Holly and Graham by their co-workers, were installed inside Luton’s security search area at the end of January 2011.

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Luton braced for Xmas rush

For many Brits, Christmas is a celebration of the world’s most famous bearded gentlemen, Jesus and Santa Claus, and an excuse to escape the country by any means necessary. It should come as no surprise then that London Luton Airport is expecting thousands of people to arrive at the Bedfordshire hub over the festive season, clutching tickets to more than 90 destinations.

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Extra flights, courtesy of Monarch

From the end of October 2010, routes from Luton Airport to Spain and the Canary Islands will benefit from over one thousand extra seats, as veteran airline, Monarch, bolsters its winter sun campaign.

Monarch Airlines logo

The carrier claims that flights to Alicante and Tenerife, two of the most popular ‘winter sun’ routes offered by Monarch, are in “huge demand,” as the number of passengers choosing to fly with the airline reached “record-breaking” levels.

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"Multitude" of ski routes from Luton

Budget airlines at Luton Airport are offering travellers access to “hundreds” of skiing resorts and snowy pistes extending “literally thousands of kilometres” on special “ski routes” into the Alps, the Pyrenees and the Balkan Mountains in Eastern Europe.

Skiing holiday in the alps from Luton Airport

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Easyjet under fire for wheelchair policy

Budget airline easyJet has come under fire for its potentially discriminatory treatment of disabled travellers in it’s Luton Airport wheelchair policy.

The problem arises in regard to the carriage of powered wheelchairs which weigh far more than the limit imposed, for health and safety reasons, on baggage handlers.


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