Waving the flags and handing out the goodies for the inaugural easyJet service between Glasgow to Milan Malpensa on 2 December were: Paul White, Business Development Manager Glasgow Airport; Amanda McMillan, CEO AGS Airports; Sophie Dekkers, easyJet’s UK Director; and Francois Bourienne, Commercial Director Glasgow Airport.
Over in Estonia, the LCC also added another link from its Italian hub to the capital city Tallinn. The twice-weekly route started on 3 December and was celebrated by this massive orange cake.
- easyJet expanded its Scottish network on 2 December with the launch of a new route from Glasgow (GLA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP). The year-round service, which is expected to carry 26,000 passengers annually, is Glasgow’s first direct connection to Milan. Flights operate twice-weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Ali Gayward, easyJet’s Head of Scotland, said: “As Scotland’s largest airline we are pleased to further strengthen our network with the launch of this new route to Milan Malpensa.” Paul White, Business Development Manager at Glasgow Airport, said: “Milan is a fantastic new addition to the wide range of European cities easyJet serves from Glasgow, and we are excited to be bringing this brand new route to our customers.” In addition to this route, the LCC also started flights from its Italian hub to Tallinn (TLL) on a twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) basis on 3 December. Both routes are operated by the airline’s 156-seat A319 fleet and neither faces any direct competition.