easyJet celebrates key milestone with the launch of its 1000th route – Manchester to Bordeaux

easyJet celebrates key milestone with the launch of its 1000th route – Manchester to Bordeaux

LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (12 / 07 / 2018) reached a key milestone with the launch of its 1000th route.

The 1000th route, from Manchester to Bordeaux, forms one of 16 brand new routes that easyJet has put on sale this morning from the UK.

The new routes commencing in winter 2018 are:

Belfast to Fuerteventura commences from £26.70*

Belfast to Prague from £24.68*

Belfast to Salzburg from £24.68*

Bristol to Larnaca from £30.74*

Bristol to Are Ostersund from £36.70*

Bristol to Sofia from £38.72*

Glasgow to Venice from £26.70*

Liverpool to Toulouse from £22.66*

London Luton to Gibraltar from £15.72*

London Luton to Krakow from £30.74*

Manchester to Lanzarote from £28.72*

Manchester to Barcelona from £36.70*

Manchester to Bordeaux from £24.68*

Manchester to Faro from £26.70*

Manchester to Innsbruck from £24.68*

London Stansted to Hurgharda from £36.80*

A total of 24 brand new routes went on sale this morning across easyJet’s entire network, providing over 358,200 seats in winter 2018, with over 248,600 of these being to and from the UK.

Sophie Dekkers, UK Country Director, said:

“easyJet has come such a long way since our first ever route from London Luton to Glasgow in 1996 and we are so excited to have reached the 1000 routes milestone today.

“The launch of these 16 new routes across the UK provides our passengers with even more amazing destinations across Europe for both holidays and business travel.

“We are really looking forward to continuing our sustainable growth and expansion, to provide travellers across Europe with low fares and friendly customer service.”

Now operating over 300 aircraft to 150 airports across 33 countries, easyJet remains committed to sustainable growth, providing 90 million passengers a year with low fares on more domestic and international routes than ever before.

Tickets for these flights are on sale now at www.easyJet.com

*One-way, including taxes and based on two people one the same booking.

About easyJet

easyJet is Europe’s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe’s primary airports, with great value fares and friendly service.

easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline. easyJet carries over 82 million passengers annually, of which more than 13 million are travelling on business. easyJet flies 298 aircraft on more than 980 routes to 156 airports across 33 countries. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an easyJet airport.

easyJet aims to be a good corporate citizen, employing people on local contracts in eight countries across Europe in full compliance with national laws and recognising their trade unions. The airline supports a number of local charities and also has a corporate partnership with UNICEF which has raised over £10m for the most vulnerable children since it was established in 2012.

The airline takes sustainability seriously. easyJet invests in the latest technology, operates efficiently and fills most of its seats which means that an easyJet passenger’s carbon footprint is 22% less than a passenger on a traditional airline, flying the same aircraft on the same route.

Innovation is in easyJet’s DNA – from our launch over 20 years ago when we changed the way people fly to the present day where we lead the industry in digital, web, engineering and operational innovations to make travel more easy and affordable for our passengers.

For further information, please contact the easyJet Press Office on 01582 525252, log ontowww.easyjet.com or follow @easyJet_Press

Source: easyJet