Luton introduces new parking charges including "Kiss and Drop" fee

Time to kiss your sweet free parking, drop off points goodbye…

Luton Airport has now decided to go ahead with introducing their new parking charges including the controversial "Kiss and Drop" fee of £1 charged to drivers when dropping others off at Luton for their flight using the priority drop off area. The plans came into place on the 1st July 2009.

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Luton ‘kiss and drop’ charge put on hold

Luton Airport has just announced that it is putting on hold the proposed £1 fee that it was planning to charge customers for dropping off passengers at the terminal, which had been dubbed the ‘kiss and drop’ charge.
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In-flight weddings coming to Easyjet

Picture the scene. You’re sitting beside the love of your life, you’re tucking into some champagne as you cruise at 30,000 feet on your way to your dream honeymoon destination, when suddenly you’re asked to step into the pilot’s cockpit so he can marry you. It sounds like a scene from a bad sit-com, but according to the budget airline Easyjet it could be the route to getting their profits back to the heights they’re used to. Continue reading…


Luton airport drop-off fee introduced

If you are dropping friends or family off at Luton Airport after April 29th, don’t leave home without money.

How much is the Luton Airport drop off fee?

The airport is introducing a one pound fee for a ten minute drop off slot and the only way to avoid it is to drop your passengers at the mid-term car park where they can catch the airport shuttle bus. Continue reading…


Easyjet to sue Luton

Easyjet has announced its intention to sue both Luton Airport and Luton Borough Council for over a million pounds for their failure to deal with the heavy snow which fell earlier this month. Easyjet lost money because flights had to be cancelled after the airport was closed due to the severe weather conditions. In addition, crew members were unable to reach the airport even after it had re-opened, meaning that more flights had to be cancelled. Continue reading…


Luton airport car share scheme explained

With the aviation industry coming under constant fire for its lack of green credentials, Luton airport is introducing a car share scheme for its employees which will not only help the environment but also the staff’s pockets, with the rising price of fuel a cause for concern. Continue reading…


Silverjet sold

Since Silverjet, the Luton based business class airline, went into administration at the end of May, it has been a roller coaster of a ride for those following the news of bids and counter bids, promises and disappointments. Continue reading…


Silverjet flights grounded at Luton

Only a couple of weeks ago Silverjet, the all business class airline based at Luton airport, was celebrating its 100,000th passenger and launching a summer sale with return flights to New York and Dubai from as little as £999. How quickly things can change in the airline industry! Continue reading…


Protests against changes to Luton flight paths

Protests were held at Luton Airport last month against proposed changes to flight paths going in and out of the airport. According to the National Air Traffic Service (NATS), the new plans would mean that aircraft taking off and landing at Luton would avoid going over as many towns and villages as possible, greatly reducing the number of people whose homes are affected by low-flying aircraft. Continue reading…