On 5 September, easyJet celebrated the launch of twice-weekly services between Naples and Granada, with the Spanish city becoming the 40th destination served by the LCC from its Italian base. At Naples a cake celebrating the launch was created, and on the return flight from Granada passengers were served sfogliatelle (traditional neapolitan pastries).
easyJet and aena celebrated their latest route launches in style with this impressive multi-faceted cake; which marked the inauguration of both Naples – Granada and last week’s Berlin Tegel – Granada service. Pictured are Ana Fernández , Director for Jaen Tourism Promotion; Manuel Fernández Palomino, Jaen Tourism Promotion; Jaime Fernández Clarke, Director of Ground Operations, easyJet; Julián Torres Santos-Olmo, Director, Granada Airport; Francisco Cuenca Rodríguez, Mayor of Granada City; Raquel Ruz Peis, Councillor for Granada Tourism (Granada City Council); Inmaculada López Calahorro, Sub-Delegate of Granada Government; Sandra García Martín, Delegate of Granada Government (Regional Government of Andalusia) and José Miguel Teruel Gil, Councillor of Government (Santa Fe City Council).
- easyJet launched seasonal services from Naples (NAP) to Granada (GRX) and Nice (NCE) to Tenerife South (TFS) on 5 September. Both routes are set to be operated twice-weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays using the carrier’s 180-seat A320s. Naples – Granada is a 1,608-kilometre sector whilst Nice – Tenerife South is 2,737 kilometres in length. According to OAG Schedules Analyser data there is no direct competition on either route. easyJet is the second largest airline in France by one-way frequencies after Air France in Q3 2018. It was Italy’s third largest carrier and Spain’s fifth largest over the same period.