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Liverpool enhancements completed


The final phase of terminal development work at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has been completed.

Over £5m has been invested in a phased program of improvements, which have been underway for the past 18 months and covering an area within the Departure Lounge of around 21,500sq ft (2,000m2).  The final phase has cost over £2m and delivers an expansion and redesign of the World Duty Free retail area and the addition of a Traveller fashion store.

Works completed last year enabled new retail brands start operating.  Additional shops, bars and restaurants were also opened up and the refurbishment and upgrade of the upper floor of the airport’s departure lounge was completed.  In addition, 13 new flight information screens were installed to keep passengers up to date with departures.

The project has created more than 50 new jobs at the airport over the past 18 months, following the introduction of these new and improved retail areas.

Lucy O’Shaughnessy, Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s commercial director commented, “These latest improvements have been completed just in time as we enter the busiest part of the year for the airport, with hundreds of thousands of passengers expected to pass through during the busy summer months.  Having listened carefully to our passengers, we now believe we have passenger facilities here at Liverpool which are up there with the best of any UK regional airport.  When combined with our recognised ‘Faster, Easier Friendlier’ approach, Liverpool John Lennon Airport now gives a passenger experience second to none.”

Photo: Enhancements to the departure lounge and retail offer at Liverpool John Lennon Airport have been completed.  (LJLA)

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