easyJet has today announced it will be adding an extra aircraft to its South West base and introducing three NEW routes from Bristol International Airport to Inverness, Murcia and Pisa.The additional aircraft will increase the fleet based at Bristol International Airport to eight, operating a choice of 22 destinations, with 66 daily flights. In the last year easyJet has introduced an additional nine new destinations making Bristol the largest UK base outside of London, with over 2.4 million passengers expected to travel in the next 12 months.
The daily services commence on Thursday 7th July 2005 and seats are available from www.easyjet.com today. The new service to Inverness will add to easyJet’s current choice of routes to Scotland and provide easier access to the beautiful Highlands for both business and leisure travellers alike, the route is also expected to be particularly popular with those wanting to visit friends and relatives.
Ray Webster, easyJet Chief Executive commented: “Today is an exciting day for easyJet, with the introduction of an 8th aircraft to our Bristol base we can give consumers from the South West the opportunity to explore these fantastic new destinations, not currently served by any other airline. This announcement is a further step in easyJet’s expansion plans and reflects our commitment to our base at Bristol International Airport”.