easyJet launches three new winter routes from Manchester

easyJet launches three new winter routes from Manchester

easyJet, the UK’s largest and best value airline, is today (Thursday 8th July) launching three new winter routes from Manchester Airport.

Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam, Hamburg and Gothenburg are now on sale with lead fares for all destinations starting at £27.99 one-way (including taxes).

The first flight to Amsterdam is scheduled to fly on Monday 1st November followed by Hamburg on Friday 26th November and Gothenburg (Sweden) on Friday 10th December.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s commercial manager, comments: “These three new routes are ideal for passengers flying from Manchester who are looking for new options for weekend city breaks and business travellers needing easy and affordable access to key European destinations.

“easyJet now offers a total of 22 routes from Manchester Airport, and we plan to expand further from this key base to provide even more choice to travellers.  The secret to our success is offering the lowest fares to the most convenient airports with no hidden charges.”

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Andrew Harrison, Commercial Director for Manchester Airport, said: “easyJet have been growing rapidly over recent years and the addition of these new routes is welcome news for the passengers who use Manchester Airport. With more than five aircraft here already, we hope to see them continue their growth and continue to offer exciting destinations for our passengers.”

Amsterdam is a popular city break destination as visitors are attracted by the old streets which are lined with beautiful canals and some of the best art galleries and cultural sights in Europe. Must visit attractions include Anne Frank’s House where visitors are able to explore the small rooms that the Frank family hid in for more than two years and The Heineken Experience, where you can find out about the history of one of the world’s leading brewers.

Known as the city where The Beatles honed their performance skills, Hamburg in northern German boasts historic buildings, squares and fountains intermingled with hundreds of shops. Top sights include The Harbour, where over 22,000 ships load each year making it the second largest in the world.

Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city after Stockholm, is an up and coming city break destination following the arrival of the Gothenburg Opera in 1994 and a recent revamping of many of the city’s museums. The city has also gained an international reputation for innovative cuisine using local produce, mainly north Atlantic fish and shellfish, and offers several Michelin Guide restaurants.

easyJet arrived at Manchester Airport in March 2008 and now carries more than 900,000 passengers from the base each year.