easyJet Adds 5 New Winter Routes from Birmingham Airport

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This year, Birmingham has seen significant growth in its air travel options with the launch of easyJet’s new base.

The airline has now announced a further expansion with five new routes. The new additions cater to a diverse winter travel range for customers in the Midlands.

The new route offerings span a range of popular winter destinations, including city breaks. This will see flights to Prague and Marrakech, alongside winter sun escapes to Reykjavik and Innsbruck.

Passengers can now book year-round flights to Prague and Marrakech, starting on November 13th and December 1st, respectively. Both routes operate twice weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays.

For those seeking a snowy escape, a new winter route to Krakow kicks off on November 15th, operating on Mondays and Fridays.

Winter sun enthusiasts can look forward to soaking up the rays in Reykjavik with flights commencing December 3rd. These will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays, with an additional Sunday service to Innsbruck starting December 15th.

easyJet logo on the side of aircraft.
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EasyJet Holidays Packages

EasyJet Holidays has also expanded its offerings to coincide with these new routes, providing a variety of package holidays to suit every traveler’s taste.  

This will range from adult getaways and family adventures to luxurious retreats and hidden gems. All EasyJet Holidays packages include flights, accommodation, 23kg of checked baggage, and transfers, offering a seamless travel experience.

Looking to experience the vibrant culture of Marrakech? EasyJet Holidays offers a fantastic package deal. This sees a seven-night stay at the luxurious 4-star Valeria Dar Atlas Resort on an all-inclusive basis, priced at £430 per person.

This package includes 23kg of luggage, transfers, and flights from Birmingham departing December 11th, 2024.

An easyJet Airbus A320 taxis at Birmingham Airport.
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Flights Now Available for Booking

Reservations for flights on the new Birmingham routes are now open on easyJet.com and the mobile app. Here’s a glimpse of the starting fares:

  • Birmingham to Innsbruck: Starts from £26.99 (once weekly service from December 15th)
  • Birmingham to Keflavík (Reykjavík): Starts from £36.17 (twice weekly service from December 3rd)
  • Birmingham to Krakow: Starts from £32.99 (twice weekly service from November 15th)
  • Birmingham to Prague: Starts from £27.99 (twice weekly service from November 13th)
  • Birmingham to Marrakech: Starts from £29.99 (twice weekly service from November 6th)
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Birmingham Airport’s Appeal

This latest announcement comes on the heels of the 16 routes launched earlier this year with the opening of easyJet’s Birmingham base in March.

With these new additions, easyJet now offers a total of 32 routes from Birmingham, providing travelers in the Midlands with an even wider selection of destinations for their getaways.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, expressed his delight at the launch of these new routes, highlighting it as their largest winter release ever.

He emphasized the availability of flights and holidays to various destinations, including Fuerteventura, Marrakech, and Prague, from Belfast.

This expansion further strengthens their network and provides even more choice and value to customers.

Tom Screen, Aviation Director at Birmingham Airport, echoed the sentiment, emphasizing the addition of these popular and exciting routes as a welcome option for easyJet customers seeking winter getaways from Birmingham.

He expressed his excitement about offering the West Midlands region and beyond more opportunities to explore these fantastic destinations through the Birmingham base.

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