easyJet enters 18 new markets

celebrating in Bordeaux is the crew which operated the inaugural flight from the German capital

On 27 March easyJet commenced services between Berlin Schönefeld and Bordeaux, a 1,366-kilometre route that will be operated four times weekly onboard the carrier’s fleet of A319s according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. Seen celebrating in Bordeaux is the crew which operated the inaugural flight from the German capital.

easyJet launched a four times weekly service between Zurich and Hamburg

On 27 March easyJet launched a four times weekly service between Zurich and Hamburg, with the German airport celebrating the new route with a traditional route launch cake. Services on the 692-kilometre city pair will face direct competition from SWISS and Eurowings according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. On hand to welcome the arrival of the carrier’s new service was Alexandra Ringel, Senior Manager Traffic Development & Sales, Aviation Marketing, Hamburg Airport (far right).

double celebration for easyJet at Berlin Schönefeld

It was a double celebration for easyJet at Berlin Schönefeld recently. On 4 April the carrier welcomed its tenth aircraft to its German capital base. Recently the carrier has launched routes from the facility to Bordeaux and Pristina, both commencing on 27 March. Helping to celebrate the arrival of the tenth aircraft are Dr Karsten Mühlenfeld, CEO of Berlin Brandenburg Airport, and Thomas Haagensen, MD easyJet Germany.

easyJet commenced services from Bristol to Venice Marco Polo on 23 March

easyJet commenced services from Bristol to Venice Marco Polo on 23 March, while the UK airport also gained a connection to Nantes the following day. On hand to celebrate the launch of flights to the Italian gateway by posing with the airline’s Venice branded aircraft was: easyJet First Officer Kate Newton; easyJet cabin crew; and Shaun Browne, Aviation Director, Bristol Airport.

  • easyJet launched 18 new routes across its European network between 23 and 29 March, starting on the former date with a four times weekly service between Venice Marco Polo (VCE) and Bristol (BRS), with the UK airport also gaining a connection to Nantes (NTE) the following day. Commenting on the launch of flights from Bristol to the Italian gateway, Shaun Browne, Aviation Director, Bristol Airport, said: “We are delighted with these new services to Venice and Nantes with easyJet. The Italian and French markets are vitally important for us and we see continued growth both from a business and inbound visitor perspective.” easyJet’s new routes also included the welcome addition of Tivat (TIV) in Montenegro to its network. Tivat will be connected to Manchester (MAN) with a twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) service. Of the carrier’s new routes, half will face direct competition according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. The average weekly frequency of the airline’s new routes is 3.4. Vote for Hamburg Airport’s cake in this week’s competition.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
23 March Venice Marco Polo (VCE) Bristol (BRS) A319 (4)
24 March Bristol (BRS) Nantes (NTE) A319 (2)
Venice Marco Polo (VCE) Copenhagen (CPH) A319 (3) SAS (7)
Olbia (OLB)
27 March Amsterdam (AMS) Naples (NAP) A319 (7) Transavia (7)
Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) Bordeaux (BOD) A319 (4)
Pristina (PRN) A32S (3)
Bordeaux (BOD) Marseille (MRS) A319 (6) HOP! (19)
London Luton (LTN) Jersey (JER) A32S (4)
Manchester (MAN) Tivat (TIV) A32S (2)
Zurich (ZRH) Hamburg (HAM) A32S (4) SWISS (21), Eurowings (20)
28 March Barcelona (BCN) Naples (NAP) A319 (3) Vueling (9)
Basel (BSL) Pisa (PSA) A32S (3)
Naples (NAP) Prague (PRG) A319 (2) Wizz Air (2)
Vienna (VIE) A319 (4) Austrian Airlines (1)
29 March Geneva (GVA) Malta (MLA) A319 (2) Air Malta (1)
Paris CDG (CDG) Faro (FAO) A32S (3)
Venice Marco Polo (VCE) Stuttgart (STR) A319 (3) airberlin (4)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 5 April 2016.

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