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Three new airlines in three months at London Luton

London Luton has benefited from three airlines launching new flights from the airport in just three months.

London Luton has benefited from three airlines launching new flights from the airport in just three months.

Bucking the economic downturn, EL AL Israel Airlines became the first carrier to begin the trend when it launched six weekly flights to Tel Aviv on May 3rd.

Romanian cheap flights carrier Blue Air followed soon after when it began two weekly flights to Bacau on June 1st.

More recently, Italian low-cost airline Wind Jet introduced flights to Forli on July 2nd, a route that offers convenient onward connections to Catania and Palermo.

London Luton Airport airline manager Simon Harley said that he was "delighted" to welcome the arrival of the new carriers.

"New airlines choosing London Luton in the current economic climate reaffirms the airport’s ease of use with great transport connections and close proximity to London," he commented.

Mr Harley added that the airport’s route network now extends to more than 100 destinations.

Earlier this year, Luton was named as the Best UK Business Airport 2009, an award which was presented by Business Destinations magazine.

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