The Liverpool Landing Stage, 1937
Embarkation, 2006 by James West (westy48 on Flickr). View and comment on a larger version of this image on Flickr
"The original is a beautiful photo which I knew I couldn't match. So I went for the 21st century point of mass departure."
In 2005 more than 4.4 million passengers used Liverpool John Lennon Airport, making it the UK's fastest growing airport. Easyjet had 8 aircraft based at the airport at the time, serving 18 destinations.