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easyJet to launch a new base at Birmingham

easyJet has announced that it will open a new base at Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

easyJet will base three aircraft at Birmingham Airport in Spring 2024. With this, the airline will launch 15 new routes. easyJet already serves 13 key 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 aircraft at the airport has enabled the airline to further expand its Birmingham network with 15 new routes.

The 15 new easyJet destinations from Birmingham are:

  • Barcelona
  • Tenerife
  • Antalya
  • Berlin
  • Jersey
  • Malaga
  • Sharm El Sheikh
  • Rhodes
  • Alicante
  • Dalaman
  • Corfu
  • Heraklion
  • Larnaca
  • Tunisia
  • Kos

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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.

said Ali Gayward, Country Manager – UK, easyJet.

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.

said Tom Screen, Aviation Director, Birmingham Airport.

easyJet is also launching easyJet Holidays from Birmingham, with thousands of packages to choose from. Packages include flights, hotel, 23kg luggage and transfers on beach holidays.

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