On April 26, the UK airline EasyJet will launch a new route between Tallinn and Liverpool, flying three times a week.
EasyJet plans to attract 35,000 passengers annually. Alison Flint, a representative of tourism in Liverpool, will arrive in Tallinn Airport on the first flight to talk about the UK's fourth largest city. Liverpool is home to the Beatles and famous football teams.
This year brings two new carriers - Blue1 and Ryanair - and 12 new routes to Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport.
Ryanair will begin flights to Düsseldorf, Oslo, Stockholm, Dublin, Milano, Barcelona, Bremen, London, Edinburgh and East-Midland. Company representatives said that its expansion to Tallinn was motivated by the Estonian government's decision to allocate extra money to Tallinn Airport as well as the capital's position as the European Capital of Culture.
In 2010, Tallinn Airport had 1.38 million travelers.