Low cost airline easyJet has announced a new service between London Southend Airport and Faro from April 2012 as part of the package of flights being offered from the company’s latest UK base.
Catherine Lynn, the customer and revenue director from easyJet, said: “We are excited to be opening London Southend. The airport is in a fantastic location just outside London with a fast rail link into the city.”
London Southend Airport managing director Alastair Welch said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with easyJet, servicing a comprehensive variety of routes into Europe”.
He added: “This summer we open a dedicated railway station and a new state of the art control tower is now operational, work on our runway extension is underway, as is a new terminal building to be completed this autumn, and a new hotel that will be open in 2012.”
Tickets for the new flights between Faro and London Southend will go on sale at the end of July.
For further information, please visit www.easyjet.com.