Low-cost carrier easyJet has today reached a key milestone with the launch of its 1000th route from Manchester Airport to Bordeaux Airport.
The 1000th route, from Manchester to Bordeaux, forms one of 16 brand new routes that easyJet has put on sale this morning from the UK.
The new routes commencing in winter 2018 are Belfast to Fuerteventura, Prague, and Salzburg; Bristol to Larnaca, Are Ostersund, and Sofia; Glasgow to Venice, Liverpool to Toulouse, London Luton to Gibraltar, Krakow; Manchester to Lanzarote, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Faro and Innsbruck; and London Stansted to Hurgharda.
A total of 24 new routes went on sale this morning across easyJet’s entire network, providing over 358,200 seats in winter 2018, with over 248,600 of these being to and from the UK.
UK country director, Sophie Dekkers said: “easyJet has come such a long way since our first ever route from London Luton to Glasgow in 1996 and we are so excited to have reached the 1000 routes milestone today.
“The launch of these 16 new routes across the UK provides our passengers with even more amazing destinations across Europe for both holidays and business travel.
“We are really looking forward to continuing our sustainable growth and expansion, to provide travellers across Europe with low fares and friendly customer service.”
Now operating over 300 aircraft to 150 airports across 33 countries, easyJet said it remains committed to sustainable growth, providing 90 million passengers a year with low fares on more domestic and international routes than ever before.