9th consecutive month of growth for LJLA

Passenger numbers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport have increased again for the ninth consecutive month as almost 400,000 passengers chose to use the Airport in October. Passenger numbers were up 9% compared to October last year, with figures for the year to date some 6.5% higher than the same period in 2014. Last month saw the start of two more…

Date: 04/11/2015  Tags: growth, Liverpool John Lennon Airport

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Ship-to-Shore Cranes Arrive in Mersey for Liverpool2 Container Development

A giant vessel bearing five ‘megamax’ quayside cranes sailed up the River Mersey on 2 November, destined for the new Liverpool2 container terminal, completing the final stage of its voyage from China. The cranes originally set off from Shanghai in August passing south-east Asia, India, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa via the Cape of Good Hope en route to Liverpool…

Date: 02/11/2015  Tags: Liverpool2, Peel Ports Group

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Atlantic Star, ACL’s first of five new G4 vessels, is delivered

ACL is proud to announce that it officially took delivery this week of the ATLANTIC STAR, the first of five new vessels in the G4 fleet. The ATLANTIC STAR will sail from China on Saturday and will join the Company's transatlantic service in December. She will be christened in Liverpool. The remaining four G4 vessels will be delivered during the…

Date: 27/10/2015  Tags: ACL, CONRO, investment, liverpool, transatlantic

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Flybe’s latest new service means Edinburgh is now just 75 minutes away

Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) today celebrated Flybe’s inaugural service from Liverpool to Edinburgh. Photo caption: Andrew Cornish and the Flybe flight crew celebrate the inaugural flight to Edinburgh from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. This daily departure is Flybe’s fourth route from Liverpool, complementing the airline’s other services to the Isle of Man, Belfast City and Amsterdam with onward worldwide…

Date: 26/10/2015  Tags: connectivity, Edinburgh, Flybe, Liverpool John Lennon Airport

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Aer Lingus’ new Dublin service takes off from LJLA with links to the US

Aer Lingus has returned to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), with the arrival of their first service from Dublin. Aer Lingus now operate 15 flights per week between Liverpool and Dublin on a 174 seat Airbus A320 aircraft, with flight times throughout the working week ideal for those passengers wanting to conduct a day’s business in Dublin. Photo Caption: Andrew…

Date: 26/10/2015  Tags: Aer LIngus, connectivity, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, USA

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Online retail boom spurs logistics property returns to 19.6%

MSCI Inc., a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, has released its latest IPD UK Logistics Investment Report for 2015. Sponsored by BNP Paribas Real Estate, the report shows UK Logistics provided investors with a total return of 19.6% in the 12-months to June 2015, marginally below the 21.8% returned in the 12-months previous. • UK Logistics property provided…

Date: 23/10/2015  Tags: boom, logistics growth, online retail

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Can Superport Liverpool help to rebalance the UK economy?

Read the latest blog from Liverpool City Region LEP - Can Superport Liverpool help to rebalance the UK economy?

Date: 13/10/2015  Tags: connectivity, Northern Powerhouse, UK economy

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Merseytravel Chief executive appointed to high profile northern transport role

Merseytravel Chief Executive, David Brown, has been appointed Chief Executive of Transport for the North (TfN). The role, a new position, will see David taking a lead role in the development of the future blueprint for TfN as it builds towards statutory status from 2017 onwards – driving forward transformational changes to transport across the north to grow and strengthen…

Date: 08/10/2015  Tags: infrastructure, Merseytravel, Transport for the North

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Passenger numbers continue to rise as Blue Air announce 3rd route from LJLA

Passenger numbers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport have continued to increase during the busy peak summer holiday period, with latest statistics showing a 7% increase during the third quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2014. Today’s news comes on the day that one of the Airport’s newest airlines, Blue Air announced that they will add a…

Date: 08/10/2015  Tags: Blue Air, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, new airline

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Superport Quarterly – Autumn 2015

Click here to read the Autumn 2015 edition of Superport Quarterly in full.

Date: 25/09/2015  Tags: freight, logistics, Mersey Gateway, Superport Quarterly

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