easyJet has announced it will operate 21 new routes this winter including four new destinations.
Aqaba in Jordan, Rovaniemi, Finland, Warsaw, Poland and Pau Pyrenees in France are among the collection of new routes which went on sale today.
The new routes will provide over 800,000 additional seats across the entire easyJet network.
easyJet becomes the only UK airline offering direct flights to Aqaba – a historic port city on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba and popular with beach and scuba diving enthusiasts alike.
easyJet will commence its first weekly flight from London Gatwick airport on November 10th with over 8,000 passengers expected to fly throughout the winter.
easyJet has announced today it is connecting the Polish capital Warsaw for the first time with four flights a week from Gatwick and has also added new route to the Pyrenees from Paris.
The ‘official’ home town of Santa Claus in Lapland has now been connected this Christmas to fly thousands of children to visit Santa.
Rovaniemi will be served by easyJet from October 31st with flights on sale now and will operate twice weekly on Wednesday and Sunday.
The new service is expected to carry more than 13,000 customers in the first winter of operation.
Sophie Dekkers, director, UK market easyJet, said: “We’re pleased to be continuing to deliver an unrivalled network which, with today’s announcement sees four completely new destinations and 21 new routes on sale.
“Our new routes are making it easier and more affordable than ever for our customers to travel to a range of winter destinations.
“We expect our new destinations to be especially popular amongst customers – with a mixture of winter sun hot spots such as Aqaba, short city breaks such as Warsaw or a family Christmas favourite in Lapland, we are continuing to deliver a network of destinations which provide our customers with flexibility and choice, underlining our commitment to providing the destinations our customers want.”