Passenger will be able to fly between Southend Airport and Maastricht Aachen later this year, as Flybe launches its new route.
The airline will start the service, operated by its franchise partner, Stobart Air, from 10th July, six days a week.
Flybe estimate that around 80,000 passengers will use the service.
Southend Airport is just 53 minutes from London’s centre, and was recently recognised ‘Best Airport in Britain’ by readers of Which? magazine.