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easyJet adds 10 new routes into its schedule

- A further 424,000 seats now on sale for travel from 30 March 2014

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has today announced a further 10 new routes which will launch as part of its summer 2014 schedule.

The new routes will operate from its London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle and Belfast bases to destinations across the UK and Europe.

With more than 21.6 million seats on sale from today in the UK, it means there is an increase of almost one million available seats compared to last year’s summer schedule. Many of the new routes will provide passengers travelling with their families next summer with low fares on popular routes for their holidays next year.

There are four new additions to London Gatwick’s schedule with Jersey, Paris, and Newcastle strengthening easyJet’s unrivalled business network out of the airport. Important connections between London and Newcastle will be provided through new 6 per week services. Flights to Brittany, a region of France popular with British holidaymakers, will also add to the airline’s comprehensive range of leisure destinations.

Further choice is also being offered from Belfast International Airport with affordable flights to Bordeaux and Jersey. There are also four new routes launching in Scotland which will provide sun seekers with even more choice for travel further afield to both Heraklion and Bodrum from Edinburgh Airport or the option to fly to Split and Kos from Glasgow International Airport.

Cath Lynn, easyJet’s Group Commercial Director, said:

“Adding even further choice for passengers throughout the UK at affordable prices is always our aim at easyJet. The new additions to the 2014 schedule will provide 36.6 million seats network wide on a greater choice of destinations spanning the UK, Europe and beyond. There is something for everyone on offer for summer 2014. The earlier passengers book the bigger the savings.

“From Gatwick we have increased our already comprehensive range of destinations making even more business sense for corporate travellers to choose easyJet.”

The ten new 2014 routes on sale now include:

  • London Gatwick to Newcastle – flying year round, six days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Brittany – flying summer 2014, three days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Paris – flying year round, seven days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Jersey – flying year round, seven days a week from £33.49*
  • Belfast International to Bordeaux – flying summer 2014, once a week from £33.49*
  • Belfast International to Jersey - flying summer 2014, twice a week from £25.49*
  • Edinburgh to Heraklion - flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*
  • Edinburgh to Bodrum - flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*
  • Glasgow International to Split - flying summer 2014, twice a week from £35.49*
  • Glasgow international to Kos - flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*

Travellers looking to book their summer flights, accommodation and transfers in one place can find a wide range of flexible and affordable breaks from all easyJet airports on the easyJet Holidays website: www.easyJet.com/holidays or by calling 0843 104 1000.

*Fares are one way based on two adults travelling on the same booking

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For further information please contact:

easyJet Press Office, press.office@easyJet.com 01582 525252
Danielle Bishop, Beattie Communications, danielle.bishop@onlybeattie.com 07713 149 186

About easyJet:

easyJet operates Europe's No. 1 air transport network with a leading presence on Europe's top 100 routes and at Europe's 50 largest airports.

easyJet flies over 200 aircraft on more than 600 routes between over 130 airports in 30 countries. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour's drive of an easyJet airport, more than any other airline.

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.