easyJet celebrates sixth aircraft arrival at Glasgow Airport and launches first flight to Enfidha

Date Posted: 3 May, 2024

  • easyJet has welcomed its sixth aircraft at Glasgow Airport where it will operate its largest ever flying programme this summer
  • Inaugural flights to Enfidha in Tunisia took off for the first time today and flights to Larnaca in Cyprus are set to take off for the first time later this week with great value fares still available for this summer from £39.99*  

Scotland’s largest airline easyJet, has welcomed an additional aircraft to its base at Glasgow Airport, meaning the airline will operate its largest ever flying programme from Scotland this summer, offering over 2.2 million seats to and from Glasgow.  

The new neo aircraft will join three Airbus A320 family aircraft already serving the airline’s customers in Glasgow, the most since operations began, demonstrating the airline’s long-term commitment to Scotland by providing more great value choice, offering 86 routes across 19 countries in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

The airline has also launched brand new flights to Enfidha in Tunisia for the first time, now operating twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays throughout the year. A new route to Larnaca in Cyprus is set also set take off for the first time on Saturday 4 May and will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer.

Both routes will provide Scottish customers with even more choice when planning their summer getaway, whether they want to relax by crystal clear waters or discover some of Europe’s most charming cities. Great value seats are still available to book for this summer from £39.99* on easyJet.com and via the easyJet mobile app.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said:

“We are delighted to be welcoming the sixth aircraft to our fleet in Glasgow today and launching more new routes for what is set to be our biggest ever summer in Scotland.  

“We are proud to have flown over 42 million passengers to and from Glasgow, which is a testament to our continued success and commitment to our customers in Scotland who continue to choose us for our unrivalled network, fantastic service and great value fares.”

Mark Beveridge, Managing Director at Glasgow Airport:

It has been nearly 30 years since easyJet’s first-ever flight touched down in Glasgow and in the ensuing years the relationship between airline and airport has gone from strength to strength.

“Today we welcome the addition of a sixth aircraft to easyJet’s Glasgow-based fleet, which is a significant investment and underlines the airline’s commitment to delivering growth at our airport.

“As well as supporting 40 new jobs here at Glasgow, this additional aircraft will help deliver even more choice and convenience for the 2.5 million passengers who choose to travel with easyJet across 34 destinations from our airport each year.”

Since easyJet’s very first flight from Glasgow to London Luton over 27 years ago, the airline has flown over 42 million passengers from the airport and a record 7 million passengers to and from Scotland during its 2023 financial year.

easyJet connects Scotland to major cities across Europe like Paris and Amsterdam, as well as to a range of fantastic leisure destinations such as Spain, Italy, Tunisia, Turkey and Egypt, and offers more seats on domestic routes to and from Scotland than any other airline, offering value great fares and a convenient schedule for both leisure and business travellers.

For more information on easyJet’s network from Glasgow, visit easyJet.com.