easyJet marks inaugural flight from Birmingham to Lisbon

easyJet has celebrated its inaugural flight from Birmingham Airport to Lisbon.

Flights to the Portuguese capital will be twice-weekly – on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, said: “I would like to thank our fantastic customers to choosing to fly with easyJet and we can’t wait to welcome more customers on board.”

Tom Screen, aviation director for Birmingham Airport, said:  “We are thrilled easyJet is expanding its offering from BHX. Lisbon is a magnificent city which I know will be very popular with customers across the West Midlands region and beyond.”

Lisbon is easyJet’s 10th BHX destination.