easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, launched its first flight on a new route on Wednesday 30th October 2019 from Bristol to Hurghada in Egypt – the 72nd destination easyJet now flies to on its Bristol network.
Flights to the popular Egyptian resort are now operating twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the winter, providing travellers from the South West with an exciting winter sun get-away destination known for world-class diving, beach hopping and buzzy nightlife along the so-called ‘Red Sea Riviera’. The new service is expected to carry over 13,500 customers this winter.
Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager commented:
“We are delighted to be launching our first flight from Bristol to Hurghada today. As the largest airline at Bristol we’re focused on strengthening our network and providing our customers in the South West with great value services by offering low fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel.”
Nigel Scott, Business Development Director, Bristol Airport said:
“We are delighted to welcome the inaugural easyJet flight between Bristol to Hurghada. The destination opens up further choice and flexibility of flights available to passengers in the region selecting to fly from their local airport. This additional route demonstrates the long-term collaboration and joint growth strategy between easyJet and Bristol Airport.”