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Luton Taxi Co - Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Luton Taxi Co

Luton
Bedfordshire
United Kingdom




Address
61 St Ethelbert Ave
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU3 1QJ
Email

Business Description

LUTON AIRPORT
Luton International Airport established in 1938 owned by borough of luton.

LOCATION
Luton International Airport (IATA: LTN, ICAO: EGGW) is located 1.5 miles ( 2.4 km) east of Luton town in Bedfordshire, England and is 45 km north of central London.

HISTORY
•London Luton Airport officially opened on July 16, 1938. The airport was owned by borough of Luton and was considered the northern terminal of London.

•In 1952, the use of civil airports was restored and a new control tower was opened.

•Over the next decade, "packages” for vacations were developed, which became very popular, allowing many to travel abroad for the first time.

•In 1969, 1/5 of all flights to the UK left Luton Airport, and in 1972 Luton was the most profitable airport in the UK.

•In 1978, the commission began preparing Luton for the future in order to increase the number of passengers to 5 million per year.

•In 1985, the Prince of Wales opened a new international terminal building.

•In 1986, Monarch Crown made regular flights to Spain, and Ryanair made regular flights from Luton to Ireland. Luton increased its regular flights by more than 70%.

•In 1987, Luton International Airport became a limited liability company. Only the borough Luton council as the sole shareholder.

•The airport was renamed to London Luton Airport in 1990 to become part of the London airport network.

•Passenger numbers have decreased since Ryanair transferred many businesses to Stansted in 1991.

•In 1991, a new management team was formed to open airports. Over the next five years, £ 30 million was invested to improve infrastructure and facilities. Luton was the fastest growing airport in the UK.

•A new private public partnership, signed in 1998, means that the airport is owned by the Luton borough council but successfully privatized.

•The upgraded terminal was officially opened in November 1999 by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

•At the end of 1999, Railtrack expanded access to the center of London by opening £ 23 million Luton Parkway station in London.

•In 2001, the number of passengers continued to increase as 6.3 million passengers crossed the airport, and the demand for travel packages increased at the seventh largest airport in the UK.

TERMINALS
Luton Airport has a two-story passenger terminal building that has been expanded and redesigned several tim

 



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