Budget airline EasyJet has announced it will offer routes from its base in Stansted to Marrakech, Morocco, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt and Sofia, Bulgaria.
The new route to Marrakech will launch on February 15 with three flights per week. Flights to Sofia will be available twice per week starting from February 16. Flights to Sharm el Sheikh will be available from February 17 with two flights per week.
The new routes will be served by larger A320 aircraft with capacity up to 180 passengers.
Regarding the new routes, Stansted managing director Nick Barton said: “Today’s announcement is fantastic news for both easyJet and Stansted Airport and will provide passengers with even greater choice and more exciting destinations.
We’re delighted to add Sharm el-Sheikh and Sofia to our scheduled route network for the first time as well as seeing a welcome return of Marrakesh as we believe there is a real and significant demand for flights to these destinations.”