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easyJet announces new Newcastle to Murcia route

29th November 2007 Print
easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, announced today it would introduce a new route from Newcastle to the Spanish city of Murcia this spring. The new three times weekly service will commence on 17 May 2008, and seats are available now from just £23.99 one way including tax.

This new destination will be particularly popular as a family hotspot and a mini break destination and easyJet expects to carry 41,000 passengers on this new route in the first 12 months of operation.

David Osborne, easyJet UK General Manager, commented:

“Murcia has proven to be a popular destination from other easyJet bases in the UK and now independent travellers from the North-East can take advantage of this new service from our Newcastle base, to one of the Spain’s most popular city’s which provides easy access to the picturesque Costa Dorada. This new route will increase the number of easyJet destinations from Newcastle to 17, re-enforcing easyJet’s commitment to the North East.”


Route Frequency - One way fare (inc all taxes)
Newcastle to Murcia - Three times weekly: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays from 17 May 2008 - £23.99

Murcia is nestled between Alicante and Almeria on the Costa Calida, with over 100 miles of golden coastline heading out into the warm Mediterranean Sea. This magnificent city is filled with 18th Century architecture, including its breathtaking Cathedral located at the Plaza del Cardinal Belluga. The Murcia province is famed for its mild climate, diversified ecological landscape and love of sport and good food, making it an ideal getaway for those in search of relaxation.