easyJet to launch 15 new flight destinations from Birmingham Airport, including Amsterdam
easyJet today (Thursday, June 29) announced they will launch 15 new routes from Birmingham Airport spanning Europe, Africa and the Middle East regions
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Brummies will have 15 new destinations to choose from next summer with easyJet launching several new routes. The expansion comes just a month after easyJet said it will open a new three-aircraft base at Birmingham Airport .
The, new base due to open in in spring 2024, will be the airline’s first expansion since the pandemic that will create 100 direct jobs and 1,200 indirect jobs in Birmingham. This is also going to be their ninth base in the UK.
The low-cost carrier already serves 13 domestic connections and international routes from Birmingham to popular beach and city destinations including Amsterdam, Geneva, Milan, Naples, Lisbon, Faro and Palma de Mallorca. The opening of the base with the addition of three aircrafts has enabled them to further expand the Birmingham network that will be prove popular with leisure and business travellers.
easyJet today (Thursday, June 29) announced they will launch 15 new routes for summer 2024 - when the Birmingham Airport upgrade is expected to be complete - from Birmingham to Europe, Africa and the Middle East regions.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing beach holiday or an exciting city escape the domestic airline headquartered in Luton has some exciting new destinations for Birmingham residents.
Here are the 15 new destinations:
- Barcelona, Spain
- Tenerife, Spain
- Antalya, Turkey
- Berlin, Germany
- Jersey, UK
- Malaga, Spain
- Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
- Rhodes, Greece
- Alicante, Spain
- Dalaman, Turkey
- Corfu, Greece
- Heraklion, Greece
- Larnaca, Cyprus
- Kos, Greece
What easyJet said
Paul Bixby, Commercial Director at easyJet holidays, said: “We’re delighted to be putting thousands of package holidays on sale from Birmingham today. We’re absolutely committed to ensuring our brilliant holidays at unbeatable prices are available to holidaymakers across the UK, so we’re pleased that those from the West Midlands can now fly from their doorstep.
“We’re offering a huge range of holidays on the 15 brand new routes. Whether customers are seeking relaxation by the pool, or a cultural city escape, we’re got a fantastic range of Europe’s most loved destinations, with hundreds of hotels to choose from.”
Ali Gayward, UK Country Manager at easyJet, said: “We are delighted to announce our network expansion for our new base in Birmingham, which will create around 100 direct jobs for pilots and crew and over 1,200 more indirect jobs. Investing in a ninth base in Birmingham further strengthens easyJet’s network by positioning it as the carrier of choice to serve UK consumers and capture the continued demand for travel, further growing its share of the UK leisure market for both the airline and easyJet holidays.”
What Birmingham Airport said
Tom Screen, Aviation Director for Birmingham Airport (BHX), said:“As we look forward to easyJet basing three of its aircraft here from March 2024, we are thrilled to see the launch of easyJet holidays to BHX customers.
“In addition to an attractive roster of destinations, including beach resorts like Faro, Palma and Malaga and cities like Berlin and Paris, easyJet holidays customers get exclusive early access to new flight schedules. With packages including flights, 23kg of luggage and transfers, easyJet staying true to its name - by making things easy for customers.”
Holiday packages on offer for Birmingham customers
easyJet holidays customers have exclusive early access to the flying schedule, enabling them to book packages from today (June 29). What’s more, packages include flights, hotel, 23kg luggage and transfers on beach holidays, all covered by its Ultimate Flexibility, offering freedom to change a booking, a refund guarantee, and best price guarantee. However, flights across the new routes will be on sale on easyJet.com in the coming months.
Customers from Birmingham have a huge range of package holidays to choose from, (www.easyjet.com/en/holidays tel: 0330 365 5005):
- Antalya: seven nights at the 4* Eftalia Splash Resort on an All Inclusive basis for £601 per person including 23kg of luggage per person, transfers and flights from Birmingham on 6 May 2024.
- Sharm El Sheikh: seven nights at the 5* Aurora Oriental Resort on an All Inclusive basis for £561 per person including 23kg of luggage per person, transfers and flights from Birmingham on 1 June 2024.
- Tenerife: seven nights at the 4* Landmar Costa Los Gigantes on an All Inclusive basis for £787 per person including 23kg of luggage per person, transfers and flights from Birmingham on 16 September 2024.
- Berlin: three nights at the 4* Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin on a Bed & Breakfast basis for £366 per person including 23kg of luggage per person and flights from Birmingham on 3 May 2024.
- Paris: three nights at the 4* Dream Castle Paris on a Bed & Breakfast basis for £332 per person including 23kg of luggage per person and flights from Birmingham on 24 April 2024.