06 Sep 2022by James Chapple
Enterprise journey “resumed in earnest” at London Metropolis airport this week with the resumption of flights to the “house of Lego” – Billund – in Denmark.
London Metropolis stated the return of Billund flights marked a serious resumption of enterprise providers
Solar-Air will function the route below a franchise settlement with British Airways six occasions every week utilizing a 32-seat Dornier 328 plane.
“The return of Solar-Air, after a two-year Covid pressured hiatus comes because the airport gears up for a rise in enterprise journey,” stated London Metropolis airport.
BA, stated Metropolis, can be planning to up capability on “core enterprise routes”, together with a rise from 30 weekly rotations to 46 on its Edinburgh service and 23 to 36 on its Dublin service.
Different carriers are additionally reinstating enterprise frequencies, together with Swiss rising weekly rotations on its Zurich path to 38 and Lufthansa upping its Frankfurt service to 36 weekly rotations.
Metropolis stated on Monday (5 September) that 2022 passenger numbers have been nearing two million for the yr up to now, including it remained heading in the right direction to prime three million by the top of the yr.
Anne Doyere, London Metropolis’s aviation director, stated: “Brick by brick we’ve constructed again our community and we’re delighted to welcome again Solar-Air and connections to and from Billund.
“We’ve got loved a robust summer season and lots of new passengers have had the chance to expertise the distinctive and distinctive stage of buyer proposition that we offer at London Metropolis.
“Trying forward, we’re optimistic about the remainder of the yr, notably with a lot of our key corporates indicating a want to not solely journey once more, however journey from an airport they will depend on.”