easyJet announce new Liverpool route to Zante
easyJet, the budget airline, is all set to add a new route this summer from Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
In the first new route announcement for Liverpool in 2015, easyJet have said that the Greek island of Zante is to be its 30th destination from the airport.
Also known as Zakynthos, Zante is the most southerly of the Ionian Islands and one of Greece’s most popular destinations for holidaymakers. Flights from Liverpool will operate weekly departing flights every Thursday, starting 23 April.
Director of air service development at Liverpool John Lennon Airport Mark Povall said:
”Zante is a summer holiday destination that is popular with passengers from across the region and one that we know will do well from Liverpool.
This new service will see increased numbers of passengers travelling from Liverpool in 2015 and a further growth in easyJet operations here.”
easyJet’s UK commercial manager Ali Gayward added:
“We’re delighted to be adding Zakynthos to easyJet’s range of destinations from Liverpool. This announcement highlights our commitment to providing affordable routes to summer destinations from Liverpool and we’re pleased to be able to strengthen our route network.”
Words: Peter Cribley