11-Dec-2009 12:40 PM

easyJet to introduce 36 new routes in 2010

easyJet unveiled (10-Dec-2009) further details of its expansion plans for 2010, with the introduction of 36 new routes across Europe - see Route Changes Table for more information. The expansion plans include the introduction of a fifth aircraft to be based at Manchester, which will operate a further three new routes from the European Spring to Mahon (Menorca), Sharm el Sheik and Zurich. easyJet will also introduce new routes to its regional bases across the UK and will add Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the airline’s network. With 20 aircraft based at its Northern bases, easyJet expects to carry over 6 million passengers to/from the North of England in the coming year. 18% of the airline’s UK capacity will operate from the North of England, with 40% of its total UK network operating outside of London serving the regions. With the latest additions, the total number of new routes to be added to the airline's network over the European Winter is 49. [more]

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