Flyers who take advantage of the budget airline, easyJet, will be disappointed to hear that they will cease to fly from Southend Airport after 1st September 2020 as the airline industry continues to feel the effects of Coronavirus travel restrictions.
In a blow for the future of the airport, many residents have expressed disappointment that easyJet have taken this decision.
We hear unconfirmed reports that 90 jobs will be lost as a consequence of this decision.
Will the loss of easyJet affect your future plans? Do you think Government could do anything to help stem the job losses? Let us know in the comments below.