easyJet,has started its new route from London Southend Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle.The new easyJet Southend to Paris route is the airline’s 15th from London Southend and the airline is expected to carry 50,000 passengers a year between London Southend and the French Capital.London Southend airport was voted the Best Airport in Britain’ by Which? magazine three years running and are looking to expand further following this new service from easyJet which is now operating four times week, to and from Paris all year round.
Neil Slaven, UK Commercial Manager at easyJet, said:
“We’re delighted to be adding a new route to Paris and it’s great to be here today to witness the first flight from the airport. Our Paris routes across the network have proved extremely popular in both the summer and winter owing to its world famous attractions for the leisure market and link for business passengers it brings. We are able to make it easy and affordable to reach both sides of the route providing value for British and French passengers.”
London Southend airport provides an alternative option to travellers living in Essex and the east of London bringing the bright lights and romance of Paris within easy reach.
Glyn Jones, CEO Stobart Aviation, said:
“It is great to have another easyJet service to and from London Southend, hot on the heels of Lyon and Lanzarote. This will provide even greater choice for passsengers flying from the airport and we wish them every success.“