EASYJET HAS contracted Air Foyle Charter Airlines to operate all its services under the latter's air-operator's certificate (AOC), replacing a previous arrangement with GB Airways.

London Luton Airport-based easyJet recently added to its fleetan ex-Monarch Airlines Boeing 737-300, leased from Yankee Alpha Aviation with an Air Foyle crew, which has begun serving Nice and Barcelona. All crews will now be controlled by Air Foyle.

According to easyJet operations director Ray Kerr, the low-cost carrier is planning to serve Berlin, Copenhagen, Dosseldorf, Munich and Stockholm as soon as it can obtain UK Civil Aviation Authority approval for the routes.

The carrier is understood to be close to securing a fourth aircraft.

Source: Flight International