Clare Burnett

Ryanair celebrates hitting the 6 million passenger mark at LBIA

Ryanair, the Irish low cost airline who has been in partnership with Leeds Bradford International Airport for 17 years, has hit a milestone of 6 million passengers through Yorkshire’s largest airport.

The Irish Times reported a 6% jump in Ryanair’s passenger numbers for last month on the previous year.

Tony Hallwood, Marketing Director a LBIA said: “Ryanair operates routes across 7 countries, providing excellent inbound tourism to Yorkshire and supporting the regions jobs in the leisure and service sectors.

“We look forward to continuing and extending our relationship with Ryanair from Leeds Bradford, Yorkshire’s gateway airport over the next few years.”

Ryanair’s Lisa Cashin said: “Ryanair is delighted to celebrate 6 million passengers at Leeds Bradford. Ryanair began operating at Leeds Bradford 17 years ago and today it offers passengers in the Yorkshire area a choice of 26 exciting European destinations.”

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