It might seem too early to talk about Christmas but with the weather looking a little bleak outside, what better time to plan a winter trip? And what’s more magical during the festive season than the home of Father Christmas? easyJet has announced it will operate a new winter route to Kittila in Finnish Lapland from Manchester, which becomes an entirely new destination for the airline.
Making Christmas that extra bit magical this winter, easyJet will begin flying to Kittila in Lapland from Manchester for the first time. Flights take off on November 16 and will provide families with the opportunity to explore Santa’s village and meet Father Christmas and Rudolph.
Kittila is located 150km north of Roveniemi in the northern arctic circle and will also appeal to winter sports lovers, stargazers looking for a glimpse of the Northern lights and those who wish to explore the snowy alpine forests in the region. The new flights which are on sale at easyJet.com from today (July 14) will operate twice a week throughout the Christmas peak winter season on Thursdays and Sundays from November 16.
Having last year added a new route connecting Manchester to Rovaniemi in the heartland of Lapland, the addition of Kittlia provides even more choice for those from the North West considering booking a magical Christmas break.
Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said: “We’re delighted to be adding a new route from Manchester to Kittila this winter. As an entirely new destination in our network, this new connection means we are able to build on our offering from Manchester for those in search of winter breaks by providing customers more choice to enjoy an even greater range of destinations this winter at fantastic low fares. Lapland is perfect especially for families with children looking to visit Father Christmas, winter ski lovers and all those wishing to explore this magical arctic destination.”
Manchester to Kittila flights will operate twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays from November 16 with fares starting from £40.99. Flights from Manchester to Rovaniemi will also operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays from November 18 with fares starting from £69.