easyJet has confirmed it is increasing flights to Jersey with introduction of year-round flights from London Gatwick Airport. From 30th March 2014, easyJet will operate three flights per day, seven days a week offering the choice of a morning, afternoon and evening departure each way. The service will go on sale in September 2013 and new flight will be operated by an Airbus A319 aircraft with the capacity of 156 seats.
Jersey becomes destination number 102 for easyJet, following an announcement of its new services to Bucharest from London Gatwick which will commence in October 2013. In the words of Cath Lynn, easyJet group commercial director, the introduction of easyJet’s new flight between London Gatwick and Jersey from 2014 spring underlines continued commitment of airline serving destinations according to customers who wants to fly on easy and affordable services.
The new early flight which departs London Gatwick at 7.00 will allow business travellers to reach Jersey in time for a full day meeting while the evening departure enables them to fly home on the same day. The introduction of low cost seats will also help to boost tourism to the island with daily flights giving maximum flexibility to those who wants to visit Jersey on a short or long break.