easyJet expects record number of passengers for Easter getaway

easyJet will welcome over 2.4 million passengers on its flights over the Easter holidays (1 – 17 April) in what is set to be the busiest Easter getaway in the airline’s history. Numbers will peak on Good Friday, 14 April when almost 250,000 passengers are expected to fly on 1,628 flights across the network. In the UK alone, over 141,134 passengers are set to fly to or from easyJet’s UK airports on 934 flights on Friday 14 April, toppling another record for the most customers travelling with the airline on one day during…

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Easter Rising at 100: tour historic Dublin with Colin Farrell

A Google Maps tour of Dublin, narrated by Colin Farrell, takes the virtual tourist to key landmarks linked to the 1916 Easter Rising. Plus we pick some of the best guided tours and pubs if you’re visiting for real Courts of appeal … a view of the river Liffey and the four courts at dusk. Photograph: Alamy “Aterrible beauty is born.” Only William Butler Yeats could reconcile the catalyst for modern-day Ireland with the brutal fallout from the 1916 Easter Rising in five simple words. He was right of course….

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