EasyJet (easyJet.com) (London-Luton) has announced that it plans a third route between the UK and Tel Aviv. The airline, which already flies to the city from Manchester Airport and London Luton Airport, will start services from London Gatwick Airport from April 1, 2014. The new route will operate three days a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
EasyJet started flying to Tel Aviv in November 2009 from London Luton Airport. Across Europe the airline currently serves Tel Aviv from London Luton and Manchester as well as Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg, Geneva and Rome.
The airline has recently announced a Berlin – Tel Aviv route which is the first since the signing of the Open skies agreement between the EU and Israel. In the past twelve months easyJet has flown more than 330,000 passengers into and out of Tel Aviv, 190,000 of those flew to and from the UK and next year this is set to increase further.
EasyJet has also increased its flights between Manchester and Tel Aviv from two to three per week between February 17, 2014 and April 28, 2014.
Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZGI (msn 4693) rotates at Amsterdam.
EasyJet (easyJet.com) (UK) (London-Luton) announced today it is increasing its Jersey, Channel Islands network with the introduction of a year-round service to and from London (Gatwick).
From March 30, 2014 easyJet will operate three flights per day between Jersey and London Gatwick offering the choice of a morning, afternoon and evening departure in each direction. The new service will go on sale in September 2013 and means easyJet now connect Jersey with five UK airports – London Gatwick, Southend, Liverpool, Newcastle and Glasgow.
The announcement follows a deal secured by easyJet earlier this year to purchase 25 additional slots at Gatwick Airport from Flybe. Since this time, the airline has worked closely with the route development team at Jersey Airport to expand its operation in the Island and enhance connections to London Gatwick. The new flight will be operated by an Airbus A319 aircraft with the capacity of 156 seats.
Provisional schedule for summer 2014 – timings to be confirmed in September.
London Gatwick – Jersey
Jersey – London Gatwick
The introduction of a London Gatwick service brings the total number of routes the airline serves from Jersey to five. In addition to its exiting year-round services to Liverpool, Glasgow and London (Southend), the airline also introduced a summer service to Newcastle earlier this year.
Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZGI (msn 4693) is pictured in action at Amsterdam.