New destinations to visit in 2020 with Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic – The US Sun

THERE are dozens of new routes to destinations in Europe and beyond, launching next year – perfect if you’re looking for a new place to explore.

Better yet, all of these flights are direct, so there is no need to worry about a stopover.


There are many new destinations to choose from

We have put together the new routes from Ryanair and easyJet.

Be aware that some services are only for the summer months, but others will be available year round.

So, for some travel inspiration, read on to find out where these airlines are going next year.



Ryanair will launch a number of new routes next year, despite announcing the closure of a number of bases in Europe.

While most of their new routes will depart from London airports, there are also new regional routes.

You can book them all online now.

From March :

From April Ryanair will serve:

  • Bergerac from London Southend
  • Girona from London Southend
  • Marseille from London Southend
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From May :

Dates to be confirmed:

  • Edinburgh Bydgoszcz
  • Cluj from London Stansted
  • Kosice from London Stansted
  • Manchester Pisa
  • Terceira from London Stansted


Easyjet is launching a number of new routes to Europe and beyond, including to Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre in 2015.

Some destinations will also be available through their relaunched package vacation offering.

You can book them online now.

    Tunisia is back on the map


Tunisia is back on the mapCredit: Getty – Contributor

From March :

  • Barcelona from Glasgow
  • Catania from Edinburgh
  • Dalaman from Belfast International
  • Gibraltar from Edinburgh
  • Verona from London Luton

From April:

  • Antalya from Liverpool
  • Dalaman of Glasglow
  • London Luton Pula
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From May :

  • Antalya from Bristol
  • Enfidha of London Gatwick
  • Tirana from London Gatwick

From June:

British Airways

British Airways announced that it was launching new direct flights to Antalya earlier this year.

But now the airline is launching two new routes to Turkey, alongside a number of other destinations in Europe on a seasonal basis.

These are all bookable online now.

    There are many new flights to Antalya


There are many new flights to AntalyaCredit: Getty – Contributor

From April:

  • Antalya from London Heathrow

From May :

  • Bodrum from London Heathrow
  • Dalaman from London Heathrow

From July :

  • Perugia from London Heathrow
  • Podgorica from London Heathrow
  • Pristina from London Heathrow
  • Rhodes from London Heathrow
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Virgin atlantic

The big Virgin Atlantic launch next year is in Sao Paolo, departing from London Heathrow.

Flights start from March 29 and you can book them now.

They are also flying from London Gatwick to New York JFK for the first time (they currently fly from Heathrow to JFK), also launched in March.


Jet2 is launching a large number of flights from UK airports.

All flights are bookable now.

From April:

  • Lisbon from Manchester and Birmingham
    There are new direct flights to Corfu


There are new direct flights to CorfuCredit: Getty – Contributor

From May :

  • Bergerac from London Stansted
  • Budapest from Birmingham
  • Costa de Almeria from Glasgow
  • Innsbruck from Birmingham and Manchester
  • Izmir from Belfast International, East Midlands and Edinburgh
  • Kefalonia from Birmingham
  • Kos from Newcastle
  • Krakow from Glasgow
  • La Rochelle from Birmingham and London Stansted
  • Manchester Lesbos and London Stansted
  • Birmingham Murcia and London Stansted
  • Birmingham Nice
  • Peloponnese from Manchester and London Stansted
  • Preveza from Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted
  • Santorini from Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted
  • Manchester Tivat and London Stansted
  • Manchester Zadar and London Stansted

From July :

  • Corfu from Belfast International


Tui is also increasing direct flights from regional airports and adding new services to existing routes.

You can book all of this now.

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Santorini’s sights are iconicCredit: Getty – Contributor


Credit: Getty – Contributor

From May :

  • Birmingham and Bristol Almeria
  • Antalya from East Midlands and Norwich
  • Enfidha of London Stansted
  • Fuerteventura from Doncaster Sheffield
  • Girona from Bristol
  • Gran Canaria from Exeter
  • Heraklion from Doncaster Sheffield and East Midlands
  • Newcastle Hurghada
  • Bristol Izmir
  • Santorini from Newcastle
  • Skiathos from Bournemouth, East Midlands, Newcastle and London Stansted
  • Birmingham separation

From June:

  • Glasgow Bodrum
  • Glasgow Fuerteventura

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