easyJet has announced that it will launch a new summer route between Belfast and the popular Greek island of Rhodes for summer 2023.
The new route between Belfast and Rhodes is scheduled to launch on June, 2023, with twice weekly departures on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Seats go on sale at easyJet.com and via the mobile app from December 7.
The airline has also has announced its plans for expansion at Belfast International Airport, with the addition of a new Airbus A320 family aircraft. The new 186-seat A320neo aircraft will be based in Belfast throughout the summer season, and it joins three 156-seat Airbus A319, two 186-seat A320 and two 186-seat A320neo aircraft already serving the airline’s customers in Belfast.
Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said: ‘I am delighted to be announcing our plans for expansion at Belfast International Airport today. The addition of another aircraft will help us to deliver growth in Belfast and offer customers an even wider range of destinations, like our new route to Rhodes, which will provide our customers in Northern Ireland a direct connection to one of Europe’s most popular beach destinations this summer, all with low fares and great service.
‘We know that holidays are important to people, not only does travelling connect friends and family but it offers a wealth of benefits, from promoting wellbeing to experiencing new cultures. The results of our survey revealed today just go to show what a priority it is for people, with so many determined to protect their holidays. With our low fares and unrivalled European network, easyJet is ideally placed to offer a fantastic value and great quality holiday that people don’t have to compromise on. It is fantastic to see that so many consumers plan to travel next year already, and we look forward to welcoming them onboard.’
Additionally, easyJet holidays operates to over 100 hotels in Rhodes. All beach holidays include 23kg of luggage per person, flights, hotels and transfers, and are covered by the easyJet holidays Protection Promise. The package holiday provider has recently launched its Summer 2024 season enabling customers to plan and book their holidays in advance, until October 31, 2024.