New Routes of the Day (6 September 2021): easyJet between Milan BGY and Amsterdam/Paris CDG
easyJet added two new routes to Milan BGY on Monday 6 September, with the introduction of services from its bases in Amsterdam and Paris CDG. The Dutch route will initially be served 3-weekly with frequency set to increase to 4-weekly from early October. The French route will be served 4-weekly on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Neither route faces direct competition. easyJet already connects Amsterdam with Milan LIN (6-weekly) and Milan MXP (17-weekly), while KLM also offers flights from Amsterdam to Linate (23-weekly) and Malpensa (12-weekly). Finally, Alitalia offers a daily service between Milan LIN and Amsterdam. There is even more indirect competition for passengers wanting to travel between Milan and Paris as described in more detail here.
easyJet now serves Bergamo from four airports
easyJet first launched flights to Milan BGY on 28 May this year with a daily service to Olbia. A Malaga service, operated 3-weekly, was added on 21 July but only operated until 5 September. A 3-weekly London LGW service is currently set to launch on 31 October, joining Amsterdam, Olbia and Paris CDG.
Ryanair is the dominant carrier at Milan BGY accounting for over 80% of seat capacity, while Wizz Air has a further 9% based on schedule data for September. easyJet is now up to third ahead of Volotea.