easyJet has relaunched vacation and leisure flights from the UK to European locations.
All through Might the airline will function 186 flights to ‘inexperienced listing’ international locations with the primary taking off from London Luton to Faro at 08:55 this morning.
This was shortly adopted by a flight from Gatwick to Faro, adopted by extra flights to Faro and a Gibraltar flight later right this moment.
The airline at the moment operates extra seats to European inexperienced listing locations than another UK operator with greater than 1.6 million seats now accessible to those locations.
easyJet and easyJet holidays noticed UK bookings surge inside hours of the UK authorities announcement to disclose the preliminary listing and the airline has added greater than 105,000 further seats on sale throughout current routes from the UK.
easyJet operates to Portugal, Gibraltar, Israel and Iceland that are on the inexperienced listing.
The low-cost provider has additionally mentioned it’ll proceed to function to ‘amber’ international locations the place it sees demand amongst clients prepared to take the quarantine as required on return.
Johan Lundgren, chief government of easyJet, commented: “We’re delighted to be getting again to what we do finest right this moment and flying our clients on worldwide leisure journeys as soon as once more both for a break or to reunite with family members after many months aside.
“We all know the pent-up demand is there – we see it each time that restrictions are eased and so to cater for it we’ve got put an additional 100,000 seats on sale from the UK to inexperienced listing locations to assist our clients take to the skies as soon as once more.”
He added: “We’re completely dedicated to a protected restart and are assured this will occur whereas defending each the well being system and the success of the vaccine programme.
“We’re dissatisfied that so few international locations have been put onto the inexperienced listing as it’s merely not justified by the information or the science and is inconsistent with the method to reopen the home financial system and so anticipate the variety of international locations on the inexperienced listing to develop subsequent month to incorporate a lot of our common summer time locations.
“In the meantime we’ve got industry-leading versatile insurance policies so clients can e-book with confidence and alter their plans if they should.
“We sit up for welcoming our clients again onboard within the coming days, weeks and months.”