EasyJet announces Southend routes
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Low-fare airline easyJet has announced the destinations it will fly to from Southend next year.
From April 2012, the no-frills carrier will offer services from the Essex airport to Amsterdam, Alicante, Barcelona, Belfast, Faro in Portugal, Ibiza, Malaga in southern Spain and Majorca.
With starting fares from £23.99, tickets went on sale today.
Catherine Lynn, easyJet's customer and revenue director, said: "This is an exciting time to be launching our routes from our newest UK base. The airport is in a fantastic location just outside London with a fast rail link into the city."
Southend airport's managing director Alastair Welch said: "The announcement of the routes really brings to life the exciting development of our airport."
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