Two new Greek routes will soon be available to passengers flying from Liverpool.

Twice-weekly flights to Kos and Rhodes will commence in the Spring.The news coincided with Ryanair's 15 millionth passenger through the airport.

To mark this double celebration, Ryanair announced that from midnight tonight it will release one million £6 seats for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in late February and early March.

These fares will be available on over 500 of Ryanair’s European routes but must be booked on

Fares start from £37.99 one-way inclusive.

Robin Tudor, head of PR for Peel Airports, said: "Both the airport and Ryanair have come a long way since the first Ryanair passengers travelled from here in 1988.

"To have seen over 15 million Ryanair passengers pass through the airport since then is a tremendous achievement."

Ryanair’s Maria Macken said: "Although money is tight in a lot of households at the moment, people still want to go on holiday, and are avoiding more expensive airlines."