Monday 18th March 2013 - easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has this morning launched its first flight between London Gatwick and Moscow. This is the first time Moscow has been served from London Gatwick airport with the airline expecting to fly more than a quarter of a million passengers between London and Moscow annually.
easyJet celebrated the inaugural flight with a Moscow aircraft livery and traditional Russian Cossack dancers
From 18 March the four daily flights will depart at 07:00 and arrive at Moscow Domededovo Airport at 13:50 with the return flight departing Moscow Domededovo Airport at 14:30 and arriving into London Gatwick at 15:40. From 15 April a second daily flight will operate departing London Gatwick at 14:10 arriving into Moscow Domededovo at 21:00, returning at 21:40 and arriving into London Gatwick at 22:50. easyJet will be launching services between Manchester and Moscow later this month expecting a further 60,000 passengers a year to take advantage of the first-ever direct scheduled link between the two cities.