05/22/2012 – Reading, UK – (Kazor.com) -
London Luton Airport was officially inaugurated on 16th July 1938 by the Secretary of State for Air, Mr. Kingsley Wood. London Luton airport is fourth largest airport of London located at a distance of 2.8 kilometers towards the east of town centre in Borough of Luton, Bedfordshire. The Luton airport was previously known as Luton International Airport. It is under the ownership of Luton Borough Council and is privately managed by London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL). According to the statistics of 2010, an approximate of more than 10 million passengers passed through the gates of Luton and in 2011, a total of 9.5 million passengers passed through the London Luton airport. The airport posses a single runway that runs east to west and is equipped with the latest ILS (Instrument Landing System) that lets the airport operations to be continued even during poor weather and visibility conditions. Transport to Luton airport is easily assessable from all over the country.
The London Luton airport is equipped with modern state of the art amenities that are second to none. The airport terminal has a ground-side access to the terminal being through a road to a bus station, drop off area, taxi rank, Luton airport cab services and short term car parking on the runway side of terminal building. The London Luton is a maintenance base for some of the world’s famous airlines that include EasyJet, Monarch Airlines, Thomson Airways and many more. Many of the world’s popular airlines also have the headquarters located at the Luton airport. The airport hosts more than 13 international airlines with the largest operator being EasyJet. Wizz Air is the second largest operator at the Luton airport. Luton is conveniently located at a distance of just a few miles from the M1 motorway, running to London in the South and Leeds in the North. There are short, medium and long term car parks available towards the west and east of terminal building.
As far as the public transportation is concerned, there are Luton airport shuttle transfer services that connect airport with Luton town centre via buses. The airport also offers coach services that offer transfers from Luton directly to London. The ‘Green Line Coaches’ ‘National Express’ and ‘EasyBus’ are the popular coach services serving the London Luton airport. The plan to replace the shuttle buses with segregated tracked transit system is already been approved however it has been met with a great opposition. If you are looking for a taxi from Luton airport, CrossCab’s specialized airport transfer service is the ultimate choice for you. CrossCab is one of the leading online cab booking companies of UK. They have been providing specialized local transfer as well as airport transfer services across United Kingdom since many years. The company has a virtual fleet of more than thousands of vehicles that travel from all major airports of the country to major as well as minor locations around the country. CrossCab offers cheapest ground transportation solutions in UK and this is why they have gained the confidence and loyalty of their passengers.