EasyJet opens British base and will offer flights to 5 Spanish destinations

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new Spanish flights offered by EasyJet

EasyJet announced on Tuesday that it will open its new three-aircraft base in Birmingham earlier than planned. The British airline has presented 16 destinations from the second-largest city in the UK. Among these, will be flights to five Spanish airports.

Travellers can book flights to these five Spanish destinations from March 18, 2024. The low cost airline will offer connections from Birmingham to Barcelona, Malaga, Alicante, Tenerife and Fuerteventura, as well as to other international markets such as Germany (Berlin), Turkey (Antalya and Dalaman), Greece (Heraklion, Rhodes, Corfu and Kos), Cyprus (Larnaca), Tunisia (Enfida) and Egypt (Sharm el Sheikh).

The British island of Jersey, in the English Channel, is another of the routes included in the new operation from the capital of the West Midlands county.

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New three-aircraft base

The new three-aircraft base is the first that the company has opened in British territory in a decade. It allows the airline to further expand its network from Birmingham, with 16 new routes. EasyJet adds these new routes to the 13 domestic and international services it already operates. This means that EasyJet will now offer a total of 29 routes to the UK, Europe, and North Africa. Travellers can book flights for this new operation starting this Thursday, November 30.

New operation from Birmingham to Spain

  • Barcelona (starting March 18): three weekly frequencies throughout the year
  • Alicante and Tenerife (March 19): twice a week throughout the year
  • Malaga (March 21): two weekly frequencies throughout the year
  • Fuerteventura (April 4): once a week throughout the year.

“Investing in a ninth base in the UK strengthens easyJet’s network. Consequently, positioning it as the airline of choice to serve British consumers. Furthermore it captures travel demand and further increases our share of the UK leisure market for both the airline and easyJet holidays”. As was highlighted by Ali Gayward, national manager of EasyJet in the UK.

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