Category Archives: adds more capacity to Green List destinations and its Jet2holidays package division are trying to react to the changes made to the UK’s travel list due to COVID-19. The airline has cut back on flights to destinations that suddenly change from Green to Amber List status.

Meanwhile when a country goes green the airline adds flights. Croatia and Bulgaria have been added to the UK’s Green List for travel.

As a result, is adding two new routes to Bourgas (Bulgaria) from Glasgow and Leeds-Bradford for the summer.

The airline will add add additional summer service to Dubrovnik (from Birmingham, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, London Stansted and Newcastle) and Split (Birmingham, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted).

International travel everywhere remains fluid as COVID-19 cases ebb and flow. resumes international flights to 4 sunny destinations and Jet2holidays today (July 1) resumed international flights to four holiday destinations currently on the UK green list.

A total of 22 flights is expected to depart today from Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds-Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle.

The airline is flying from these UK airports to Palma de Majorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Madeira. slide show: and Jet2holidays suspends all flights through June 23 Boeing 737-800 WL G-JZHS (msn 63149) (Friendly Low Fares) STN (Richard Vandervord). Image: 953240. and Jet2holidays has further suspended its operations through at least June 23, 2021 following the release of the Global Travel Taskforce framework in the UK.

The company issued this statement:

Above Photo: Doors to manual, seat belts on and Amanda Holden is ready for takeoff on Heart Breakfast’s virtual plane!

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Jet2 suspends all operations until at least March 25, 2021

Jet2 (Jet2 Holidays has announced it will suspend all operations until at least March 25, 2021 with announcement:

Previously the airline has announced a major expansion for the summer season inclluding 29 destinations from Bristol: aircraft photo gallery: aircraft slide show: adds its tenth UK base at Bristol

Destination Bristol has made this announcement: and Jet2holidays has announced the launch of flights and holidays from Bristol Airport, which will become the company’s tenth UK base. and Jet2holidays flies into its tenth UK base – Bristol Airport

The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist has put an exciting 33 destinations on sale from Bristol Airport. This includes a fantastic Summer 21 program, with local holidaymakers able to choose from 29 summer hotspots – including FOUR NEW AND EXCLUSIVE destinations from Bristol Airport (Izmir in Turkey; Kalamata and Lesvos in Greece; and Costa de Almeria in Mainland Spain). With 11 destinations also on sale for Winter 21/22, holidaymakers in the region are offered superb choice and flexibility when it comes to reaching the best sun and ski destinations across Europe, the Canary Islands and the Mediterranean.

In its first summer of operations from Bristol Airport, and Jet2holidays will operate up to 56 weekly flights. A fleet of three based aircraft will fly customers to a wide choice of destinations across Mainland Spain, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Portugaland Madeira (full list of destinations below). This is a huge programme for the company’s first summer of operations from Bristol Airport, representing 450,000 seats on sale. and Jet2holidays will wave off its first flights from Bristol Airport on April 1, 2021, with its inaugural flight departing to Lanzarote. aircraft photo gallery:

Jet2 to operate new routes to Jersey

Jet2 ( has announced it will operate to Jersey from Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted Airports this summer.

The airline already operates to the Channel Island destination from Leeds/Bradford.

Details of the new routes:

Birmingham – weekly Saturday services from May 22  to September 25, 2021.

East Midlands – weekly Saturday services from May 22 to September 25, 2021.

Manchester – three weekly services (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) from May 20 to September 25, 2021.

Newcastle – weekly Saturday services from May 22 to September 25, 2021.

London Stansted – two weekly services (Tuesdays and Saturdays) from May 22 to September 25, 2021. aircraft photo gallery:

Jet2 announces two new Glasgow routes for the summer Boeing 737-800 WL G-JZHP (msn 63147) (Friendly Low Fares) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 946501.

Jet2 will add two new routes from Glasgow this summer – Almeria and Krakow.

The Almeria flights will operate weekly and Krakow will operate two days a week.

Jet2 will fly to 34 destinations from Glasgow.

Top Copyright Photo: Boeing 737-800 WL G-JZHP (msn 63147) (Friendly Low Fares) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 946501.

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SmartLynx to lease Airbus A321 YL-LCV to in summer 2018

SmartLynx has issued this statement:

In December 2017 SmartLynx signed a long-term damp lease agreement for 2018 with

According to the agreement between SmartLynx Airlines Ltd. and, SmartLynx will damp lease one 220-seat Airbus A321-200 with Latvian registration mark of YL-LCV (msn 2216) to from May 15, 2018 until October 31, 2018. The aircraft will operate from the base in Birmingham Airport (BHX), UK.

Smartlynx took delivery of YL-LCV on December 15, 2017 from Macquarie Airfinance Acquisitions Ltd. (Ireland).

Aircraft will fly to holiday destinations such as Rhodes, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Malaga, Fuerteventura etc.

SmartLynx had a successful collaboration with in 2017.

Jet2 starts London Stansted – Salzburg ski season service made this announcement on December 6, 2017:

Customers on our inaugural ski flight from London Stansted to Salzburg were treated to a welcome cake and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ at Salzburg Airport, before whizzing off to hit the slopes.

Salzburg is one of four ski destinations that we are operating to from London Stansted this winter, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the best slopes in the French and Austrian Alps.

With up to three weekly flights to Salzburg, skiers and snowboarders are spoiled for choice with 130 ski resorts, including Alpbach, Ellmau, Kitzbühel, Obertauern, Söll and Schladming, located within a three hour drive of the city.

We are operating services on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, giving customers great choice and flexibility, with flights perfectly timed for those looking to enjoy a long weekend on the slopes.

To celebrate the inaugural flight, customers were welcomed at Salzburg Airport with cake, and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ (Mozart Ball) – a delicious round treat made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat, which is then covered with dark chocolate.


Jet2 announces a new route from Belfast Boeing 737-86Q WL G-GDFY (msn 30278) (22kg bag allowance) FAO (Ton Jochems). Image: 935465. and Jet2holidays have announced another new destination from Belfast International Airport for the summer of 2018, with weekly flights to Dalaman in Turkey.

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The new flights to Dalaman will depart every Tuesday from June 26 until September 25, 2018. The company will operate to 23 destinations from Belfast International Airport next summer.

The announcement also means the addition of a second new Turkish destination from the airport for Summer 2018, with a new route to Antalya also coming into operation. Other new destinations for Summer 2018 include: Almeria, Crete, Madeira, Malta, Naples, Paphos and Rhodes.

A Boeing 737-800 aircraft will be added to the fleet at Belfast International to support a 41% increase in capacity, which represents over 400,000 seats on sale for Summer 2018.

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