Aer Lingus has unveiled plans to increase the number of flights it offers to customers from its international base, with six new destinations set to be added to its routes later in the year.
Flights to Bucharest, Eindhoven, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Warsaw and Vilinus are to be scheduled from Gatwick this winter.
The airline will also continue to service Dublin, Faro, Knock, Malaga, Munich, Vienna and Zurich from the London hub, although flights to Nice will be discontinued when the weather turns colder.
According to Aer Lingus corporate affairs director Enda Corneille, the carrier’s flights from Gatwick have proved extremely popular since their introduction in April this year.
"Since our first launch back in April, we have sold over 400,000 flights and counting," he commented.
"To give our customers a greater choice in destinations, we’ve introduced six new routes which are popular to travellers during the winter months – perfect for anyone looking to escape the British winter."
Aer Lingus is due to replace air-speed sensors on its long-haul aircraft this week in light of the recent Air France crash in the Atlantic Ocean, the Irish Independent reports.