London Luton Airport is the fourth largest airport serving the London area after Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted. It had a record 15.7 million passengers in 2017. Luton airport is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It officially opened an extended terminal building. With a greater variety of shops and restaurants. As well as a new boarding pier with eight new boarding gates. There will also be an increased number of routes which are due to launch this year, so therefore we will see more Reading to Luton Airport Transfers.
Reading to Luton Airport Taxi
Luton serves a base for Ryanair, EasyJet, Wizz Air and TUI airways. The majority of routes are within Europe. Some of the destinations include Northern Africa and Asia. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure yellow cars are there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on call all year round. We also offer a meet and greet service. You have the option of booking your taxi on the day or if you prefer you can book it in advance. Luton is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Reading (depending on the time and day you are travelling).
Interesting facts about Luton Airport
Luton airport opened in 1938. During World War 2. It was a base for Royal Air Force fighters. After the war, the land was returned to the local council which continued activity at the airport as a commercial operation. Percival Aircraft had its factory there until the 1960s. Jet operators and maintenance companies handled aircraft from all over the world. In 1972, Luton Airport was the most profitable airport in the UK.
The 80’s saw a decline in customers, there was a lack of reinvestment and Stansted Airport was growing. Luton started to have a major uplift over the next 15 years. In 1990, the airport was renamed London Luton Airport, to re-emphasise the airport’s proximity to London. They are investing £110 million to transform the airport. The choice of destinations will increase. Road access will also be made easier. Making your airport transfer quicker.
We know how stressful travelling can be. Yellow Cars offers a professional reliable service. We are happy to be part of your journey from Reading to London Luton Airport.
Reading to Luton Airport Distance
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Reading to Luton Airport Transfers