El Al Celebrates 2nd Anniversary at London Luton Airport
Published: 06 June 2011
El Al Israel Airlines and London Luton Airport have recently celebrated the second anniversary of the Tel Aviv service from the Airport. Launched in May 2009, to date the Airline has carried over 160,000 passengers on the route.
To mark this anniversary London Luton attended a very successful El Al trade event in Tel Aviv attended by over 150 corporate travel agents, further improving the awareness of the route.
El Al’s CEO UK, Eire & North Europe Uri Danor said: We are delighted to celebrate another milestone here at London Luton Airport. The route is popular with our passengers and our relationship with the Airport goes from strength to strength.
Simon Harley, Airlines Manager at London Luton Airport said: Tel Aviv continues to be one of the key growth routes for the Airport. Being located close to the London Jewish community with our excellent road and rail connections, we provide the ideal London gateway for passengers.
El Al passengers enjoy a superior service at London Luton with Priority Lane, the Airport’s fast track to security provided to all. Passengers also appreciate the range of kosher food on sale in the departure lounge and those eligible have complimentary use of the exclusive El Al executive lounge.
Our photo shows (L-R)
- Glyn Jones, Managing Director London Luton Airport
- Nick Brown, Station Manager El Al
- Simon Harley, Airlines Manager London Luton Airport
- Elliot Renton, Financial Director London Luton Airport
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Notes to Editors
London Luton Airport is one of the UK’s largest airports and carried almost 9 million passengers in 2010. The Airport employs over 500 staff, is a key economic driver for the region and a major base for ‘low cost’ or ‘no frills’ air travel.
easyJet, Wizz Air, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomson, Aer Arann, EL AL, Blue Air and Flybe operate from the airport, departing to over 90 destinations including services to Europe, Africa, and Asia, with onward connections to Mumbai, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Beijing and Bangkok via Tel Aviv.
The Airport is operated and developed by a consortium of which Abertis Infraestructuras, a leading European infrastructure provider, is a 90 per cent majority shareholder and Aena Internacional, the international business arm of Aena - the Spanish national airport and air traffic control organisation, is a 10 per cent shareholder.