easyJet to fly to Moscow

Victoria
By Victoria September 5, 2012 14:22

easyJet to fly to Moscow

to operate flights to Moscow from London. The airline is in talks with three London airports as potential locations for the route.
The route is being contested however with both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic battling to win rights to the remaining flights from London to Moscow.
easyJet believes it can lower fares to the route which has been traditionally dominated by the premium carriers.
“We’ve proved over the years that when we enter a new market we open it up, bringing in competition and lower fares and enabling more people to travel on the route,” said an easyJet spokesperson. “The fares on the Moscow route are currently excessively high and we believe that the award of traffic rights to BA or Virgin would be a continuation of the status quo.”
The low-cost carrier is also planning to fly to St. Petersburg and Switzerland as early as summer 2013.
The Civil Aviation Authority will make a decision on the routes on October 1-2.
easyJet has filed an application with the Civil Aviation Authority with a request

Victoria
By Victoria September 5, 2012 14:22
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