Easyjet announced 4 new routes for Spring 2015 from Porto airport, where the company will set up its second Portuguese base.
The new routes are Manchester, Bristol, Nantes and London (Luton). Flights will begin in the Spring but reservations can be made starting today. The airline will also improve the schedule of all its existing flights from Porto. In total, the company will connect Porto to 9 European cities.
According to company data, the new base in Porto planned for March 2015, with two stationed A320, is an 80 million euro investment and will create 80 jobs.
Passenger business and leisure needs will be fulfilled by the new direct air links to the UK and France. Easyjet already flies to London Gatwick from Porto and passengers now have a second option within the UK capital. Luton is a 30 minute train ride from St. Pancras International.
Source: Ana Aeroportos