Mass travel

archive photo of crowds on dockside by a large berthed ship

The Liverpool Landing Stage, 1937

plane at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

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."
James West

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.