easyJet isunching a new
daily service from Bristol International Airport to Paris Charles de
Gaulles. Passengers checking in for the inaugural flight will be greeted
by a traditional French maid handing out freshly made baguettes, whilst
being serenaded by an accordionist.
Staff at the low-fares airline will sport orange berets as they check in
passengers at French themed check in area.
The airline is delighted by the response to the new route, as forward
sales are strong with fares from just £17.99 one way (£36.74 return
including tax) and easyJet expects to carry close 50,000 passengers on
the service in the first 12 months.
easyJet now operates a total of 36 daily flights from Bristol airport
and it is the airline’s largest UK base outside of London accounting for
11% of the airline’s total operation.
easyJet Marketing Manager, Katie Stitson, said:
“We’ve been delighted by the response to the new route as forward
bookings have been very strong, so we are holding a special French
themed celebration for staff and passengers today to mark the occasion.
The people of Bristol and surrounding regions really do have an appetite
for low-cost flights across Europe especially to the major Cities such
as Paris. easyJet is committed to Bristol and we look forward to
bringing even more choice from the region in the future”
Tony Hallwood, Aviation Development Director at Bristol International
“Bristol international welcomes the arrival of easyJet operating daily
flights to Paris.“p>
We believe that with attractive low cost fares, leisure travellers will
now take full advantage of visiting the vibrant and cosmopolitan French