Easyjet Launches More Winter Routes From Liverpool
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
easyJet, the UK's largest airline, is today (Tuesday 21st September) launching another new winter route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
Twice-weekly flights from Liverpool to Grenoble are now on sale with fares starting from £24.99 one-way (including taxes).
Earlier this year the low-fares airline announced that it was to begin operating twice-weekly flights to Lyon from Liverpool and the addition of a new destination has further enhanced easyJet's provision of ski routes from the North West.
The first flight to Lyon is scheduled to fly on Saturday 18th December followed by Grenoble on Saturday 8th January 2011.
easyJet has also confirmed today that due to growing passenger demand it will provide an additional rotation each week day on its domestic route from Liverpool to Belfast with fares starting from £23.99 one-way (including taxes).
Ali Gayward, UK Commercial Manager of easyJet, says: "Our new winter routes from Liverpool offer access to popular ski destinations to provide passengers from the North West with even greater choice.
"The additional flights on the Liverpool to Belfast route will also help those people who have been affected by Ryanair's recent decision to pull out of Belfast airport.
"easyJet now offers a total of 29 routes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The secret to our success is offering the lowest fares to the most convenient airports."
Robin Tudor, Head of PR for Peel Airports added: "As the region's travellers turn their attention towards winter leisure flights, it's great to see easyJet growing its range of ski destinations from Liverpool.
"Grenoble is often referred to as the 'Capital of the Alps' and is a great destination for those setting off in search of winter sports and complements easyJet's comprehensive range of winter sun and ski flights from here."
easyJet is now Europe's No. 1 air transport network due to its leading presence on Europe's top 100 routes and at Europe's 50 largest airports. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour's drive of an easyJet airport, more than any other airline.
By offering the lowest fares to the most convenient airports, this year easyJet will grow profitably by 10% and will carry 50 million passengers on over 500 routes between 119 airports in 29 countries.
easyJet is the UK's largest and Europe's fourth largest airline by passenger numbers. In 2009, the airline carried 28 million passengers in the UK and 46 million in total. On average easyJet flies passengers 1100 km for just £45/€50.
easyJet takes sustainability seriously. Over the last 10 years, the airline has reduced CO2 emissions per passenger km by 25% by investing in the latest technology. Its fleet of nearly 200 state-of-the-art aircraft is only 3.5 years old.