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…
Here at Luton Airport Guide we are hoping to roll out a few extra guides to help out visitors to the local area.
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…
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…
It’s been seven years, but the break is over. As of April 2015, French airline La Compagnie will fly business class-only flights from Luton to New York. The Boeing 757 will start off with four trips a week, and there is hope that these will increase in the Summer.
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.
Weighing scales may seem inoffensive but a Bedfordshire airport has managed to turn them into an object of “fury,” to quote Mirror.co.uk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.