easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has today confirmed the addition of a new service from Gatwick to the Greek Island of Kefalonia, bringing its total number of destinations from the airport to 93.
Flights on the new route will go on sale from 20th October, with prices starting at just £35.99 (one-way, including taxes). The new three-times-weekly service will operate from 28th April to the end of October 2012 providing passengers from Gatwick with an even wider choice of affordable destinations to choose from next summer.
Located off the western coast of Greece, Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands. It is best known for its stunning beaches, picturesque mountain top views and its carved underground lake. It basks in up to 12 hours of sunshine a day and offers the perfect combination of picture postcard harbours, golden sands and historic Roman ruins for a memorable and relaxing holiday.
Paul Simmons, easyJet’s UK Director, said: “Our new route to Kefalonia from Gatwick adds even more choice for passengers seeking an easy and affordable sunshine getaway next year. Greece has long been a favourite for sun worshippers and Kefalonia is among the pick of the Mediterranean’s most desirable getaways.
“The continued expansion of our Gatwick operation and the fact that we are the airport’s largest airline reflects easyJet’s commitment to providing travellers in the region with the best choice of destinations at the lowest possible fares.”
easyJet now offers passengers the choice of 93 destinations from London Gatwick. Kefalonia is the tenth new route to be added by easyJet from London Gatwick in 2011, other destinations include: Amman, Catania, Fuerteventura, Seville, Izmir, Bologna, Verona, Zagreb and Aberdeen.
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