Posted on: 18 February 2016 by Mark Howells
easyJet has added 12 weekly summer flights from London Luton Airport to Amsterdam and Barcelona, adding an extra 85,000 seats between Luton and the Dutch and the Catalan capitals.
The airline is increasing its frequency to Barcelona to three flights a day, with up to six flights a day available between Luton and Amsterdam. The extra seats mean easyJet will carry almost three quarters of a million passengers a year on the two routes to and from Luton.easyJet has also announced its intentions to double its daily flights to Switzerland’s largest city, Zurich next winter.
easyJet’s UK commercial manager, Neil Slaven, commented, “Amsterdam, Barcelona and Zurich are extremely popular connections from Luton and we’re therefore delighted to be able to cater for the extra demand. In doing so it enables us to continue our expansion at the Airport. We have added a significant number of extra seats which allows us to continue to provide affordable, convenient connections for our customers whether they’re travelling on business or leisure.”
easyJet will also base an additional four aircraft at Luton this year, bringing the total number of based aircraft at the London Airport to 19to serve its network of over 51 routes.