Been our closest airport and the one we travel to a lot for airport pick-up’s and drop-off’s, Leeds Bradford airport is a place we know very well. This is why we are very proud that our local airport has been awarded a Globe Travel Award.
The Globe Travel Awards recognise excellence in the travel industry, this is proven as votes are only cast by the UK travel agent community. These awards are recognised as the biggest accolade in the UK travel industry, so it’s a big deal that Leeds Bradford airport was named Best UK Airport 2014. This is an award that is well deserved, Leeds Bradford airport is one of the fastest growing top 20 airports in the UK. And this is why, in 2013 3.3 million passengers flew to over 70 destinations with 11 major airlines, serving 24 countries worldwide. Previously Leeds Bradford airport was awarded the AOA 2013 Best Airport Award (under 6 million passengers) and the Travel Bulletin Star UK Airport Award in 2013.
The Globe Travel Awards took place in London on the 16th January 2014. LBA was presented their ward by comedian James Cordon. The award was accepted by LBA’s Sales & Marketing Manager ‘James Broughton’ on behalf of the airport.
A quote from Tony Hallwood who is Leeds Bradford Airport’s Aviation Development & Marketing Director said, “Receiving this award is a fantastic achievement for Leeds Bradford Airport, which recognises the ongoing hard work of our team of dedicated staff and the successful relationships we foster with our travel and trade partners. Gaining recognition as Best UK Airport by the travel industry is an accomplishment which we are immensely proud of, and shows just how far Leeds Bradford Airport has come in recent years. We remain dedicated to further improve and expand services available from Leeds Bradford to offer increased destination choice for Yorkshire passengers.”
Oakdale Executive would like to say a big Congratulations to Leeds Bradford Airport, please keep up the good work so we keep travelling to you and our customers keep using you for their travel arrangements.