easyJet has welcomed passengers onboard its inaugural flight from East Midlands to Palma, Mallorca today, providing travellers from the region with an even greater choice of destinations from their local airport.Fares for the three times weekly service (Tue, Thru, Sat), which increases to daily from the 12 April, are available from an incredible £22.99 one way (£35.35 return) including taxes and easyJet expects to carry 100,000 passengers on the route over the next 12 months.
The largest of the Balearic islands, the beautiful island of Mallorca is home to miles of golden beaches perfect for a relaxing family holiday, with the historic city of Palma offering a stream of designer shops for you to splash out and indulge.
David Osborne, easyJet UK General Manager, commented:
‘Palma is a favourite destination for families looking to explore the island of Mallorca, as well as a popular city break destination. easyJet’s continued expansion from East Midlands reflects the airline’s commitment to growth across the UK and to continue to connect its bases with a variety of attractive destinations and provide convenient, flexible, low-fares to major destination airports, from your local airport.’
Penny Coates, Managing Director, East Midlands Airport said:
‘We are delighted to see the first easyJet flight to Palma taking off this week from EMA. We are confident Palma is going to be a popular destination for the people of the Midlands, with its depth of history, culture and nightlife offering something for everyone to enjoy.’