easyJet launched (18-Mar-2013) London Gatwick-Moscow Domodedovo service on 18-Mar-2013. The service is easyJet’s 100th route from London Gatwick Airport and the first time Moscow has been served from the airport. easyJet expects to carry over 250,000 passengers on the route p/a. easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall said, “This is a historic day for easyJet, not only are we launching flights between London Gatwick and Moscow but it is also the first day our shares are traded on the FTSE 100. Moscow is a landmark route and one we are delighted to be able to serve. Russia is the world’s largest country with a growing economy. Offering frequent and affordable flights enables easyJet to play a key role to aid trade links between the two countries.” UK Minister of State for Transport Simon Burns, UK Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green and London Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate welcomed the new route. [more - original PR]
easyJet launches London Gatwick-Moscow Domodedovo service on 18-Mar-2013
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