European low-fares airline, easyJet, has announced the launch of two new summer routes from London Gatwick to Volos in Greece and to Ancona in Italy.
Flights between London Gatwick and the two new destinations took off for the first time on June 27, and are operating twice a week on A320 aircraft throughout the summer until September 1 2018.
The two destinations are new network points for easyJet, with London Gatwick to Volos also the only scheduled direct route to the Greek city from the UK.
Tickets are now on sale at www.easyJet.com, with fares to Ancona starting from £32.76 and fares to Volos starting from £50.94. The fares are all one-way, including taxes and based on two people one the same booking.
Sophie Dekkers, UK Country Director for easyJet said: ‘We’re delighted to launch flights from London Gatwick to Volos and Ancona and to celebrate two brand new destinations joining the easyJet network.
‘With the addition of two brand new destinations, we’re also very pleased to be demonstrating the continuous growth of the easyJet network across the UK and Europe.
‘easyJet remains committed to providing easy and affordable connections to our customers in London and the south east by offering low fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel.’
Stephen King, Head of Airline Relations at Gatwick Airport said: ‘The UK’s only direct service to Volos, and twice-weekly flights to Ancona, are both very exciting additions to Gatwick’s extensive short-haul network for the summer.
‘These stunning, untapped destinations are inspired choices for a summer break, and it’s fantastic that our passengers can now reach them direct from Gatwick.
‘We’re pleased to work with easyJet to bring these new routes to the airport, and we’re looking forward to welcoming the many passengers heading off to discover them this summer.’
easyJet offers 110 routes, both domestic and international. The airline has flown over 171 million passengers since it launched operations from London Gatwick almost 20 years ago and over 18 million passengers in fiscal 2017, easyJet said.