easy Jet has announced that flight activities will resume from June 15th but this time around, new measures have been put in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing passengers and staff.
According to the official statement, this flight activities will include many UK domestic routes, including from London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, and the Isle of Man.
Also, Services will be operating from London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, and Isle of Man in the UK. In addition, flying will resume in France from Nice, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes, Lyon, and Lille, as well as from Geneva in Switzerland, Lisbon, and Porto in Portugal, and Barcelona in Spain, the airline said.
Due to the COVID 19 crisis, the airlines explains that a new range of additional measures will be in place to safeguard the safety and wellbeing of all customers and crew onboard. These new measures include: enhanced aircraft disinfection for easyJet aircraft; customers, cabin, and ground crew will be required to wear masks. More so, there will also initially be no food service onboard flights, all of which operate on a short-haul network.
Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet, commented:
“I am really pleased that we will be returning to some flying in the middle of June. These are small and carefully planned steps that we are taking to resume operations. We will continue to closely monitor the situation across Europe so that when more restrictions are lifted the schedule will continue to build over time to match demand while also ensuring we are operating efficiently and on routes that our customers want to fly.
“The safety and wellbeing of our customers and crew remains our highest priority which is why we are implementing a number of measures enhancing safety at each part of the journey from disinfecting the aircraft to requiring customers and crew to wear masks. These measures will remain in place for as long as is needed to ensure customers and crew are able to fly safely as the world continues to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We look forward to welcoming our customers back on board in June.”
However, The airline is expected to increase flight activities as customer demand continues to build and restrictions are relaxed from other part of the world. “During the lockdown period, the fleet has been grounded, the aircraft have been maintained in a flight-ready condition to enable the airline to resume flights quickly at the right time, ” the airlines clarifies.