Eight new flight routes have been added from the North East - with tickets beginning from £27.

EasyJet has put its 2024 winter programme on sale from Newcastle Airport, with eight new destinations revealed on its schedule. 

From October 27, the airline will operate new flights to Paris, six days a week starting from £26.99, as well as a new weekly service to Lyon from January 4, 2025, with fares starting from £29.99. 

The new route to Lyon will provide more options for those planning a ski holiday, alongside easyJet’s existing route from Newcastle to Geneva which will increase to three times weekly during the winter season.  

An Easyjet planeAn Easyjet plane (Image: EASYJET)

EasyJet will also offer even more choices for passengers travelling to Amsterdam, with flights increasing to daily across the winter season. 

The airline’s latest investment comes in addition to year-round flights to Belfast and Bristol, up to five-weekly summer flights to Majorca and a twice-weekly service to Alicante in Spain. 

Leon McQuaid, Director of Aviation Development at Newcastle Airport, said: “We are delighted to see further investment from easyJet and even more choice for the North East travelling public to explore and enjoy some of Europe’s most popular and beautiful destinations. 

All of the new destinations Easyjet will fly to from Newcastle AirportAll of the new destinations Easyjet will fly to from Newcastle Airport (Image: EASYJET)

“Paris is an amazing city that is renowned for its iconic landmarks, museums and cuisine – plus the route will offer our passengers even easier access to Disneyland Paris. 

“We know our customers love Amsterdam – the city offers everything from tranquil boat rides through its picturesque canals to a vibrant art scene and world-class museums. 

“Lyon and Geneva both also offer fantastic winter city break options whilst providing additional connectivity to a host of popular resorts during the ski season.” 

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Ali Gayward, UK country manager, easyJet said:  “We are delighted to be offering more flights from Newcastle Airport this winter with a new year-round route to Paris launching at the end of October as well as a winter route to Lyon which will provide more choice for customers in the North East to plan a ski holiday and we can’t wait to welcome more customers onboard this winter.” 

The list of new flights to and from Newcastle Airport:

  • Paris (six days a week)
  • Lyon (A weekly service)
  • Geneva (Increasing to three flights a week)
  • Amsterdam (Increasing to daily flights in winter)
  • Belfast (year-round flights)
  • Bristol (year-round flights)
  • Alicante (new twice-weekly flights)

Newcastle Airport has recently invested over £20m in the passenger experience, redeveloping the security search area and refurbishing the majority of catering outlets in the departure lounge. 

The Airport’s executive lounge has also benefited from a multi-million pound redevelopment and is now marked as one of the ‘flagship’ Aspire Lounges in the country.