More than 135,000 people flew from Luton during the busy end of July period, the airport has revealed.
While European sunshine destinations were among the most popular at the start of the peak summer period, the demand for city breaks was also high, with flights to Barcelona, Madrid, Paris and Prague experiencing high demand.
The Balearic Islands of Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza were the airport’s key holiday destinations, in addition to Spanish mainland resorts close to Alicante and Malaga.
Elsewhere, the Turkish destinations of Dalaman and Bodrum and Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh are also experiencing high number of holidaymakers, with Brits opting for the favourable exchange rate that both countries can offer.
Many people also chose to book flights to Larnaca and Paphos in Cyprus from Luton Airport.
Last month, Italian cheap flights carrier Wind Jet began weekly flights to Forli from London Luton.
Passengers travelling to Forli will benefit from easy access to the Italian destinations of Ravenna, Rimini and San Marino.