easyJet adds new routes in Manchester and London Stansted

easyJet’s Reykjavik to Manchester

With a little help from passengers travelling on easyJet's inaugural flight to Manchester, Hlynur Sigurdsson, Keflavik Airport’s Director of Terminal Operation, cut the celebratory cake.

easyJet adds new routes in Manchester and London Stansted

Sofia welcomed the crew operating easyJet’s inaugural flight from London Stansted with commemorative goodie bags. The UK carrier now serves the Bulgarian capital from three points across the country, the other two being London Gatiwck and Manchester.

  • easyJet inaugurated a total of five new routes from Manchester (MAN) and London Stansted (STN) last week. The carrier now offers flights to 22 destinations from each of the two British airports. Of the newly launched services, Manchester to Sofia (SOF) is the only route on which easyJet enjoys monopoly.
Launch date Origin Destination WF* Competition
14-Feb-13 Manchester (MAN) Reykjavik (KEF) 2 Icelandair (3)
Venice (VCE) 3 Monarch Airlines (2)
15-Feb-13 London Stansted (STN) Marrakech (RAK) 3 Ryanair (2)
16-Feb-13 Sofia (SOF) 2
17-Feb-13 Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) 2 Thomson Airways (1)
Source: Innovata w/c 4 March 2013.
*WF: Weekly Frequencies.

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