New summer route out of Liverpool Airport for easyJet

News of a new service from April next year follows on from Ryanair’s announcement of a new route to Croatia and this will be easyJet’s 33rd route out of Liverpool. Tony McDonough reports

Budget carrier easyJet is to base a new Airbus A320 at Liverpool Airport. Picture by Tim Anderson


Low-cost airline easyJet is launching its 33rd route out of Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) from next summer.

The carrier will being weekly flights to Antalya in Turkey starting April 2, 2020. The new follows the announcement of a new summer Ryanair route to Croatia a few days ago.

Flights will operate weekly on Thursday 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. Seats are now on sale with fares from £60.16 return.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, said: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.”

LJLA chief executive John Irving added: “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.”

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