easyJet is adding routes to Lyon from Bristol (from Dec. 17) and Liverpool (from Dec. 18), and to Basle from Edinburgh (from Dec. 3) which will all run through to March 2011. All new routes start at £25.99 per person, one way.

Lyon Airport is a popular gateway to the French Alps. Within two hours' drive of the airport are the resorts of Chamonix, Courchevel, La Grave, La Clusaz, Flaine, La Tania, Les Deux Alpes, Les Gets, Megeve, Morillon, Les Houches, Meribel, Samoens, Valmorel, and many more.

Basle Airport offers easy access to the Swiss Alps. Within two hours' drive of the airport are the resorts of Villars, Engelberg, Andermatt, Interlaken, Murren, Wengen, Gstaad, Gryon, Les Diablerets, Adelboden, and many more.

Paul Simmons, easyJet's UK general manager, comments: "Whether passengers are looking for an adventure on the slopes or a spot of winter sun our new routes offer something for everyone."

easyJet has more than 80 additional routes this winter compared to last winter offering passengers looking to ‘get their skis' on and book winter holidays with the most comprehensive choice of low fare destinations in the airline's 15-year history.

Other new flights this winter include London Gatwick to Gothenburg and Zagreb and Manchester to Hamburg, Gothenburg, and Amsterdam.

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