EUROPE- easyJet (EC), along with the UK’s fastest-growing tour operator, easyJet holidays, has revealed plans to introduce 15 new routes departing from Birmingham next summer.
This announcement comes hand in hand with the availability of thousands of enticing package holidays to these exciting destinations.
easyJet to Launch New Flights From Birmingham
Holidaymakers from Birmingham seeking either a serene beach getaway or an exhilarating city escape now have an extensive selection of packages to choose from, thanks to easyJet holidays.
The introduction of these brand-new routes opens up opportunities to explore captivating destinations. This includes Barcelona, Tenerife, Antalya, Berlin, Jersey, Malaga, Sharm El Sheikh, Rhodes, Alicante, Dalaman, Corfu, Heraklion, Larnaca, Tunisia, and Kos.
Customers of easyJet holidays are granted exclusive early access to the flight schedule. Further enabling them to secure their packages.
These packages encompass flights, accommodation, a 23kg luggage allowance, and transfers for beach holidays. Additionally, all bookings are covered by the Ultimate Flexibility policy. Further, providing the freedom to make changes, a refund guarantee, and the best price guarantee.
Flights across the new routes will be made available for sale on easyJet.com in the upcoming months.
This network expansion follows closely on the heels of easyJet’s recent confirmation of establishing a three-aircraft base at Birmingham Airport in spring 2024.
EasyJet already operates 13 domestic and international routes connecting Birmingham to a popular beach and city destinations. This includes Amsterdam, Geneva, Milan, Naples, Lisbon, Faro, and Palma de Mallorca.
The addition of the new base, accompanied by three aircraft, has allowed the airline to further enhance its Birmingham network by introducing 15 sought-after routes, catering to both leisure and business travelers from the UK’s second-largest city.
Paul Bixby, Commercial Director at easyJet holidays, expressed delight in launching thousands of package holidays from Birmingham, emphasizing the company’s commitment to offering unbeatable prices to holidaymakers across the UK.
Bixby highlighted the wide array of holiday options available on the 15 new routes. Subsequently, ensuring that customers can find their perfect European getaway- a relaxing poolside retreat or an immersive cultural experience.
Ali Gayward, UK Country Manager at easyJet, expressed her delight in the network expansion at the new Birmingham base, stating that it will create approximately 100 direct jobs for pilots and crew and over 1,200 additional indirect jobs.
He affirmed easyJet’s dedication to positioning itself as the preferred carrier for UK consumers. Further capturing the ongoing travel demand increases its share in the UK leisure market for both the airline and easyJet holidays.
Tom Screen, Aviation Director for Birmingham Airport (BHX), conveyed his excitement about EasyJet’s decision to base three aircraft at the airport from March 2024. He commended the launch of easyJet holidays to Birmingham Airport customers.
He emphasized that in addition to the enticing destinations available, such as beach resorts in Faro, Palma, and Malaga, and cities like Berlin and Paris, easyJet holidays customers will have exclusive early access to the new flight schedules.
Screen concluded by noting that easyJet lives up to its name by simplifying the travel experience for its customers with packages that include flights, 23kg of luggage, and transfers.
Countless Options for Birmingham Travelers
Birmingham residents have an abundance of package holiday choices to suit their preferences. Some examples include:
Antalya: Enjoy seven nights at the 4-star Eftalia Splash Resort on an all-inclusive basis for £601 per person. This package, available on 6 May 2024, includes 23kg of luggage per person, transfers, and flights from Birmingham.
Sharm El Sheikh: Indulge in seven nights at the 5-star Aurora Oriental Resort on an all-inclusive basis for £561 per person. This package, available on 1 June 2024, includes 23kg of luggage per person, transfers, and flights from Birmingham.
Tenerife: Experience seven nights at the 4-star Landmar Costa Los Gigantes on an all-inclusive basis for £787 per person. Further, this package, available on 16 September 2024, includes 23kg of luggage per person, transfers, and flights from Birmingham.
Berlin: Discover the vibrant city with a three-night stay at the 4-star Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin on a bed and breakfast basis for £366 per person. This package, available on 3 May 2024, includes 23kg of luggage per person and flights from Birmingham.
Paris: Immerse yourself in the enchanting capital with a three-night stay at the 4-star Dream Castle Paris on a bed and breakfast basis for £332 per person. This package, available on 24 April 2024, includes 23kg of luggage per person and flights from Birmingham.
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