Liverpool John Lennon Airport (IATA: LPL) has completed the refurbishment and upgrade of approximately 21,500sq ft (2,000m²) of the upper floor of its departure lounge.
In recent weeks, the Airport has seen a number of new retail brands start operating, new shops, bars and restaurants open up and the refurbishment and upgrade of approximately 2,000 sq m of the upper floor of the Airport’s Departure Lounge. These work had create a more comfortable space for passengers to shop, eat and drink, as well as to wait before boarding a flight. High street brands such as Dixons and Accessorize have opened new stores. A premium Cabin Bar offers views across to the runway, while a new Ritazza coffee shop has an extensive range of coffees and the Beer House includes a selection of beers, wines and pub food. Other improvements have included new and improved shops for existing retailers, completely new toilet facilities, large flight information screens, new seating and lighting.
The airport claims to have invested almost £3 million in its development over the past nine months. Once the summer season has finished, work will commence on the next phase of improvement works costing a further £2m, which will include expansion and redesign of the existing World Duty Free shop and improvements to other areas.
Lucy O’Shaughnessy, Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s Commercial Director commented, “Previous investments in a number of passenger facilities at the Airport have seen our customer satisfaction levels reach an all-time high. We believe these latest improvements have created a real ‘wow factor’ for passengers as we welcome them into the Departure Lounge, building on existing positive passenger feedback and further enhancing the customer experience.”
Photos: Upgrades to the departure lounge at Liverpool John Lennon Airport have been completed. (Liverpool John Lenon Airport)