GIBRALTAR will now be connected directly with Scotland as easyJet has announced a new twice a week route to Edinburgh
This will become the fifth route easyJet now operates from Gibraltar, joining existing services to London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester and Bristol.
The new service is expected to carry over 27,500 customers in its first year, with flights set to launch on March 31 2020.
Seats are now on sale with fares available from just £15.99.
Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager commented: “Gibraltar is an important destination for easyJet and we’re focused on building our network sustainably and providing our customers with an excellent service through great value fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel.”
The Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, Minister for Business, Tourism and Transport for HM Government of Gibraltar responded: “I’m delighted that easyJet are once again putting their faith in Gibraltar by launching their fifth destination to the Rock. This is the first route from Scotland to Gibraltar and it opens up great leisure and business opportunities all round.
“I must commend all those who have been involved in the efforts to make this service a reality. This is in line with the policy of the Government to create more connectivity between Gibraltar and other airports.”