EasyJet will open two new bases in France next year and invest €600 million ($849.5 million) to 2011 to reinforce its position as the country's "only significant low-cost airline" and its second-largest carrier. "With a low-cost penetration of 17% at half the European average [33%], France's air transport market still suffers from a lack of affordable, direct air links and therefore offers huge opportunities for easyJet," the LCC said. Three new A319s will be based at Paris Charles de ...

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