easyJet has launched the first flights on two new domestic summer routes from Birmingham. The low-cost carrier has also continued to build its offering from Liverpool.
easyJet has launched flights from East Midlands Airport to Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland for the first time. The new route will provide customers with even more connections this summer.
New flights include two new routes from Bristol and London Luton to Malta, which will launch next month, and more seats to the island destination on existing routes from London Gatwick and Manchester.
The airline is adding three new UK airports to its domestic network, which includes launching operations from Belfast City Airport for the first time to London Gatwick.
The deal will provide access to a range of tests for international travel from the UK, making it easier and more affordable for customers to prepare to fly this summer.
easyJet has reported a first-half pre-tax loss of £701 million as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on the aviation sector. This compares to a profit of £193 million year-on-year.
Throughout May the airline will operate 186 flights to ‘green list’ countries with the first taking off from London Luton to Faro at 08:55 this morning.
easyJet has warned losses for the six months to March 31st could total £690 to £730 million as Covid-19 continues to take a huge toll on the aviation sector.
Starting from June 29th, flights and holidays will take off from Birmingham Airport to the popular beach destinations of Majorca, Málaga and Alicante in Spain, Faro in Portugal and Corfu in Greece.
Flights to and from Bournemouth will operate up to twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays to Belfast and on Thursdays and Sundays to Edinburgh from May.
easyJet has put its summer flight schedule for 2022 on sale earlier than ever before. Flights are now on sale from June 1st to September 30th next year, and with hundreds of destinations available.
easyJet has launched a virtual pilot school visits programme as part of its Amy Johnson Initiative to encourage more girls to become an airline pilot.