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easyJet announces new route from Liverpool to Antalya
easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced it will launch a new route from Liverpool to Antalya in Turkey which will become the 33rd destination on easyJet’s Liverpool network.
Flights will operate weekly on Wednesdays throughout the summer, providing travellers from the North West with a direct route to another popular Turkish resort, joining routes already available to Dalaman and Bodrum.
The new route to Antalya is expected to prove popular with those seeking a cultural getaway; the port city offers an abundance of historic attractions and is situated on what is known as the Turquoise Coast for its stunning blue waters.
Flights will take off from 2 April 2020 and the new service is expected to carry over 8,000 customers during its first season.
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Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager commented:
“We are delighted to confirm today that we will be launching a new route from Liverpool to Antalya. As the largest airline at Liverpool we’re focused on strengthening our network and providing our customers in the North West with excellent services by offering great value fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel.”
John Irving, CEO for Liverpool John Lennon Airport commented:
“We are delighted to see easyJet add a further new route to their expanding network from Liverpool and we expect Antalya to prove popular with the region’s holidaymakers who can now take advantage of our award winning Faster, Easier, Friendlier approach to the passenger experience, helping to get their holiday from here off to a great start.
Holidays to Turkey are popular with passengers from across the North West and North Wales who now have the opportunity to fly from Liverpool with easyJet to the three main Turkish Mediterranean holiday destinations, with this new route complementing the airline’s existing services to Dalaman and Bodrum. This news also means passengers can book their summer holidays to Antalya through easyJet Holidays from Liverpool.”
Photo caption: John Irving, CEO of Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Ali Gayward, easyJet's UK Country Manager celebrating the announcement.
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