easyJet will launch the primary of a variety of new summer season routes from Gatwick Airport subsequent summer season.
In expectation of a fast return to flying as soon as restrictions are eased, the airline will base 4 extra plane on the airport, taking its fleet as much as a report 71 plane by subsequent summer season.
The provider is launching three new routes, in addition to including extra flying throughout its current community having lately obtained additional slots at Gatwick.
The airline lately reported rising buyer confidence to make journey plans for subsequent spring and summer season after experiencing a big enhance in demand for flights and holidays.
To serve this demand, easyJet will launch new home and worldwide routes from Gatwick subsequent summer season, with seats on sale from at present.
They embrace Aberdeen in Scotland, Bilbao in Spain and Cagliari on the Italian island of Sardinia.
easyJet is returning to Aberdeen from London Gatwick, which can present much more direct home connections between London and northeast Scotland, becoming a member of an current route between Aberdeen and London Luton.
Ali Gayward, UK nation supervisor for easyJet, commented: “In anticipation that demand for journey will return – and having lately seen indicators of rising confidence by our clients in planning for journey subsequent spring and summer season – we proceed to strengthen our community at Gatwick, offering extra key direct home connections from London and extra alternative for patrons to e book a visit to look ahead to.
“Returning buyer momentum has been supported by the welcome information of the vaccination roll out, which can allow regular life to renew; together with travelling once more for work, to go to family and friends, or for a much-needed vacation.”
Moreover, frequencies subsequent summer season are set to extend on a variety of routes together with fashionable home connections to Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Isle of Man, in addition to worldwide locations Athens in Greece, Naples and Bari in Italy, Lisbon, Faro and Funchal in Portugal, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Tenerife within the Canary Islands, plus Bodrum and Dalaman in Turkey.
easyJet is the biggest airline at London Gatwick and has been flying from the airport for over 20 years.