Edinburgh Airport has said that easyJet, the UK-based European regional airline, will commence a new year-round service to the Italian city of Verona starting this December.
The first flight will depart the Scottish airport for Verona on December 7, timed for ski options this winter. It will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays on an A320 aircraft.
On Tuesdays, the flight will depart Edinburgh at 06:35am reaching Verona at 10:05 am; while on Saturdays, the flight will depart Edinburgh at 17:25 – 20:55. For return, on Tuesdays the flight will depart Verona at 10:35 am, arriving Edinburgh at 12:05; while on Saturdays, the flight will depart Verona at 21:25 hours and arrive Edinburgh at 23:00 hours.
Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport said: ‘It’s great to see easyJet continue to grow at Edinburgh Airport by adding another new destination to its already extensive list, something that increases choice and flexibility for passengers.
‘We know there’s a desire to travel and take in the sights and culture of other cities across the world and we are always working to build and grow our destinations list. We also look forward to welcoming people from Verona to Scotland and showcasing what our fantastic country has to offer.’
Neil Slaven, easyJet’s UK Country Director, said: ‘We are really excited to have announced Scotland’s only direct winter connection from Edinburgh to Verona which will commence this December.
‘We remain committed to expanding our network from Scotland and this is a particularly exciting addition to our base at Edinburgh. We are confident it will provide a popular addition to easyJet’s network.
‘In total easyJet now serves 40 destinations from Edinburgh spanning the UK and Europe and this new route will complement our existing network of leisure and business flights.’