easyJet announces new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to City of Derry Airport

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easyJet has today announced it will launch a new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to City of Derry airport.

The new flights are set to take off for the first time from 4th November 2024 and will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays all year-round.

The new route to the second largest city in Northern Ireland will be the fifth new service the airline has added to its Liverpool network in the last 12 months, following new flights being introduced to Malta, Enfida in Tunisia, Hurghada in Egypt and the Greek island of Corfu.

Commenting on the new route, Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager said: “We are delighted to be announcing a new route from Liverpool, to City of Derry airport, a brand new destination for easyJet , which will appeal to leisure and business customers alike.

“This new and exciting destination in our network provides our customers from across the North West with even greater choice and connectivity this year all with great value fares and friendly service, and we look forward to welcoming them on board.”

Paul Winfield, Aviation Director for LJLA said: ““We are delighted to announce another new easyJet route, this time to City of Derry, providing us with another popular link to Northern Ireland.

“With more than one million passengers flying between Liverpool to Derry over the past few years, we are confident that easyJet will be a successful partner on the route and look forward to reconnecting both cities.”

easyJet now bases seven aircraft at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, flying around 2 million passengers a year, offering up to 340 flights each week to 27 destinations.