Easyjet - fourth plane for Lisbon base

easyJet opened its 23rd base in Lisbon last, with destinations appealing to both to business and leisure passengers. The initial operations commenced with five new services, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bordeaux and Venice and a brand new destination – Asturias, in addition to its 16 existing routes.

EasyJet Lisbon Car HireUK low-cost airline Easyjet has purchased a fourth aircraft to add to its fleet that is based at Lisbon’s Portela Airport.

As a result of the €38 million investment another 30 employees will be hired and two new routes launched.

Javier Gandara, the airline’s Iberian director, announced on Thursday (31 January) that, “as of April, Easyjet will have a fourth aircraft at its Lisbon base and it will up the number of employees in Portugal from 100 to 130.”

With the fourth aircraft the low-cost company will also introduce two new routes from the Portuguese capital to Bilbao and Valencia. It will also boost the number of flights it already operates to Amsterdam and Funchal.

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