From Gatwick, the carrier has created extra capacity on flights to Lanzarote, Kefalonia, Madeira, Malta and Palma de Mallorca.

More seats have been added on flights to Lanzarote and Tenerife from Manchester.

Ali Gayward, UK country manager, said: “We know that this time of year is popular for many of our customers who want to extend their summer.

“We are pleased to be adding more seats on  some of our customer’s favourite beach routes across the Balearics, Canary and Greek Islands, Spain and Portugal from Gatwick and Manchester.”

Currently, the airline operates 277 routes from the UK to 94 destinations across 35 countries in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

This summer easyJet is operating 39 routes to nine Greek Islands – including Crete, Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos, Preveza and Rhodes – from eight airports.

The carrier is also flying 20 routes to Portugal and another 20 to mainland Spain from eight UK airports.

Source – travelweekly.co.uk