easyJet celebrates 40th Edinburgh route adding two new summer destinations

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easyJet flights from Edinburgh to Jersey and Seville are now on sale

  • Flights to Seville take off from 26th March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season
  • Flights to Jersey take off from 31st March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season
  • easyJet now offers 40 routes from Edinburgh

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easyJet has announced two new summer routes from Edinburgh. The airline will now connect Scotland with Jersey in the Channel Islands and Seville in Spain.

easyJet customers in Scotland will now be able to explore even more of the UK and Europe, with flights operating twice a week on A320 aircraft to both new destinations throughout the summer season.

 

The addition of these destinations to the network brings easyJet’s number of routes offered from Edinburgh to 40.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager commented:

We’re really pleased to be adding even more routes to our Edinburgh network and to be putting flights on sale today, allowing our customers to book early and take advantage of our lowest fares for both leisure and business travel.

“easyJet is the largest airline in Scotland and we have been committed to Edinburgh for over 22 years. We are proud to have carried more than over 41 million passengers in that time.

“We’re committed to expansion at Edinburgh and the addition of new routes will help us to deliver long-term, sustainable growth, providing passengers with a greater range of destinations, all with low fares and great service.”

Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, Gordon Dewar said:

The New Year always brings fresh opportunities and adventures, and we’re delighted to be able to offer two new summer destinations to passengers in Seville and Jersey. We know choice is important and these new routes only add to the huge selection we already have – and it’s never too early to be planning that next trip!

“We have a strong relationship with easyJet and the fact they are continuing to grow at Edinburgh is a sign of their commitment to Scotland’s busiest airport and of the success, we have had already and will continue to enjoy in 2018 and beyond.

easyJet is the largest airline in Scotland carrying almost one in three Scottish travellers and in the calendar year 2018 will continue to grow as the number of seats on sale will increase around 5% to over eight million.

easyJet operates 838 flights in and out of Scotland per week in peak summer to 45 airports in 19 countries and links Scotland with some the largest European cities including Amsterdam, Paris, Athens, Milan, Prague and Berlin.

easyJet offers a diverse portfolio of routes in Scotland catering for outbound and inbound demand. Passenger traffic is an almost equal split in directionality with nearly half of passengers travelling inbound, delivering significant investment into Scotland.

04/01/2018

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