7 Nov 2013

easyJet launch new winter sun destination from Newcastle International

DATE: 07-11-13

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has this week launched new winter services to Tenerife from Newcastle International Airport. 

The new route to Tenerife will operate twice a week until 23 April 2014 and is expected to carry around 18,000 holidaymakers between the North East and the popular Canary island throughout winter.

The flights to Tenerife operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays with fares starting from £28.49* one way. It follows easyJet’s announcement that it will begin operating a double daily connection to London Gatwick from 30 March 2014.

Ali Gayward, Commercial Manager for easyJet, said: “We are pleased to launch new services to Tenerife this morning and believe it will be a popular addition to the range of destinations currently served from Newcastle International.

“The first flight to the Canary Islands follows the announcement that easyJet will introduce twelve flights per week to London Gatwick from March 2014 and underlines our commitment to providing easy and affordable fares for people in the North East.”

Dave Laws, Chief Executive of Newcastle International Airport, said: “The new service to Tenerife we are sure will be very popular with those wanting to soak up the winter sun. We’re pleased that easyJet continue to add to their destinations from Newcastle, offering our passengers a range of holiday options.”

Travellers looking to book their winter flights, accommodation and transfers in one go can find a wide range of flexible and affordable breaks from all easyJet airports on the easyJet Holidays website: www.easyJet.com/holidays or by calling: 0843 104 1000.

*(one-way, including taxes based on two people on the same booking)