easyJet has announced that it will operate four new routes to Bordeaux, Prague, Dubrovnik and Pula as of next year.
Bordeaux will start on 25 July and operates three times a week with Prague starting on 27 July and running twice weekly.
The two Croatian summer favourites, Dubrovnik (starting 28 July) and Pula (starting 27 July), will also operate twice weekly.
The new routes mean easyJet now flies to 20 destinations from London Southend Airport – the airline is expecting to fly around 32,000 passengers between the destinations and LSA next summer.
Sophie Dekkers, director for the UK market at easyJet, said: “We’re delighted to be adding four new summer routes from London Southend Airport.
“This announcement of our expansion today highlights our commitment to providing affordable routes to summer holiday destinations.
“We’re sure that they will prove extremely popular for those looking for a summer break or visiting friends and family.”
Glyn Jones, chief executive officer of Stobart Aviation, which owns London Southend Airport, added: “I am sure these new easyJet destinations will prove very popular with passengers from Essex and the South East.
“Thanks to our partnership with easyJet, and other airlines, we now have a fantastic mix of more than 30 leisure and business destinations for people to explore.
“We’re also thrilled that the UK’s largest airline is investing in a fourth aircraft at London Southend Airport.
“It's proof of our strong partnership with easyJet and demonstrates their continued confidence and commitment to providing an exemplary service for our passengers.
“We currently serve over one million passengers a year with more and more people realising that we are a better way to travel.”
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