easyJet launches nine new routes
Low cost carrier easyJet is launching nine new routes across its UK network from Winter 2012. All are key city pairs which are popular with business travellers.
The airline has added flights to Tel Aviv, Tallinn, Turin, Amsterdam, Geneva, Venice, Isle of Man and Copenhagen across its UK network of bases and a domestic routes connecting Birmingham to Belfast.
The route expansion means more than 230,000 affordable seats have been added to easyJet’s Winter schedule which now extends to a total of 280 routes. All new routes will go on sale next week.
Paul Simmons, easyJet’s UK Director, comments:“The launch of these nine new routes cements our promise to offer business and leisure passengers the best schedule and availability of flights from our network of 11 UK bases.
“We’re committed to expanding our route offer to ensure we deliver the best value fares to the places our customers tell us they most want to visit.”
Flights to the Isle of Man, Tallinn and Turin will now fly from London Gatwick Airport. Fares start from £32.99 (one-way, including taxes).
From London Southend Airport, easyJet has added flights to Geneva and Venice to its schedule with fares starting from £22.99 (one-way, including taxes).
easyJet will launch a new route to Tel Aviv from Manchester Airport with prices starting from £82.99 (one-way, including taxes) and an Amsterdam route from
Newcastle International Airport with fares starting from £22.99 (one way, including taxes).
The new route to Copenhagen will operate from Bristol Airport with fares starting from £24.99 (one-way, including taxes).
The airline’s new domestic route links Birmingham with Belfast for the first time and fares will start from £22.99 (one-way, including taxes).
Paul Simmons concludes: “Our schedule has been increased across the network to ensure our passengers can visit the most popular city and sun destinations. I’m confident our addition of nine new routes further opens up the best European and mid-haul destinations making travel easy and affordable for all.”
easyJet flies on more than 600 routes between 131 airports in 29 countries and operates routes to and from 11 UK bases, having officially launched from its newest base at London Southend Airport in March 2012.