EasyJet to Resume Service to Sharm el Sheikh For Summer 2020 Season
EasyJet announced on Wednesday that they will resume service to Sharm el Sheikh for the first time since November 2015. With the recent lifting of government restrictions to the popular Red Sea resort destination, the airline will offer twice weekly service.
With the recent lifting of UK government restrictions, easyJet announced Wednesday that they will resume flights to the popular Red Sea resort destination of Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. The airline will offer twice-weekly service from Manchester beginning June 7, 2020 and from London-Gatwick starting September 30, 2020. EasyJet previously announced an expansion of service from Manchester with three weekly flights to Rome from June 7th and twice-weekly service to Menorca starting June 4th. The carrier is also extending their winter service to Hurghada in Egypt with three weekly flights from Manchester starting June 1st, which will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays. In Wednesday’s announcement, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, Ali Gayward said,
“easyJet has seen significant growth at Manchester Airport over the last two years and has now carried 22 million passengers since operations began in 2008. In the past year alone, we have grown more than 17% driven by the basing of seven new aircraft which have enabled the introduction of popular new routes. Our investment has provided economic benefits for the local community including more jobs and so we are delighted to be continuing our expansion at the airport.”
easyJet’s UK Country Manager, Ali Gayward continued,
“We are looking forward to operating these flights this summer and adding them to an ever growing range of great destinations for our customers. The resumption of services to Sharm el Sheikh and year-round flights to Hurghada are both fantastic destinations for both summer and winter sun, with stunning beaches boasting crystal clear waters and great diving and marine life to explore, we know they will once again be a popular choice for our customers.”
easyJet carries over 100M passengers annually on 1,061 routes to 159 airports in 36 countries. The airline has a fleet of more than 334 aircraft and over 300M Europeans live within an hour’s drive of an airport served by easyJet. The 25 year old low-cost carrier is dedicated to innovation and leads the industry in digital, web, engineering and operational efficiencies. easyJet was named “Britain’s Most Admired Company” in the transport sector for 2019, based on the longest running annual corporate reputation study in the UK.