easyJet to expand its Bristol Airport base

posted on 17th April 2019 by Justin Burns

easyJet has announced a number of expansion developments at its Bristol Airport base and will position a 17th aircraft and has added three new routes to its network.

The low-cost carrier (LCC) will add a further 186-seat Airbus A320 aircraft in Bristol which joins seven 156-seat A319s and nine 186-seat A320s. The additional aircraft will provide 93,000 additional seats.

Three brand new routes have joined the easyJet Bristol network, bringing the total routes now available to 74. It now operates up to 770 flights a week from Bristol  – 10 per cent more flights compared to summer 2018.

A route between Bristol and Milan Malpensa will operate four times a week throughout the year with the first flights taking off on 1 July.

Flights between Bristol and Brindisi in Southern Italy will operate twice a week and launch on 3 July and flights between Bristol and Biarritz in the South of France will operate twice a week with flights launching on 2 July, both operating throughout the summer season.

The LCC will also increase its Bristol – Paris Charles de Gaulle frequency, adding an additional daily flight to and from the French capital.

easyJet’s UK country manager, Ali Gayward said:“The addition of another aircraft and even more routes will help us to deliver long term, sustainable growth at the base providing passengers with an even greater range of convenient flights to a fantastic variety of destinations across our network – all with low fares and great service.”