Flights to Reykjavik and Marrakech from Bristol airport are being introduced by easyJet in December.

Tickets went on sale today at £33.99 to Marrakech and £31.99 to Reykjavik.

The budget carrier will use 156-seat Airbus A319 on both routes and expects to carry over 55,000 passengers in the first 12 months.

Flights to Reykjavik start on December 12 on Thursdays and Sundays while Marrakech will be served on Tuesdays and Saturdays from December 14.

Bristol airport chief executive Robert Sinclair said: “Today’s announcement adds two more exciting destinations to easyJet’s extensive route network from Bristol, which is the largest available at any UK airport outside London.

“It also brings two new countries within easy reach from Bristol airport, taking the total number of nations served by direct flights to 32.”