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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays announce major expansion for Summer 2023

Jet2 has made this announcement:

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have once again responded to strong demand for flights and holidays by announcing a significantly expanded programme for Summer 2023 from three of their biggest UK bases. The companies are today announcing more flights, more holidays and brand-new destinations for next summer from Birmingham, London Stansted and Manchester Airports, with an additional aircraft coming into operation at the airline and tour operator’s three biggest bases to support the extension.

On the back of being recognized as Which? Travel Brand of the Year, the leading leisure airline and UK’s leading tour operator to many leisure destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands have added brand-new Sicily and Sardinia from Birmingham Airport and Tivat from Manchester Airport. The introduction of two world famous capitals, Athens and Rome from London Stansted will also see Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks operate city breaks to these destinations from the base.

It means the companies are offering customers and independent travel agents a choice of 57 sun and city leisure destinations from across their network of ten UK bases for Summer 23.

Key Summer Sun highlights for 2023 from Birmingham, London Stansted and Manchester Airports include:

Birmingham 

  • 52 sun and city destinations on sale (peak number of flights per week in brackets).
  • Includes BRAND NEW Sardinia and Sicily as well as the reintroduction of Bourgas (Bulgaria).
  • Antalya (9), Bodrum (3), Dalaman (11), Izmir (2), Tenerife (13), Lanzarote (9), Fuerteventura (5), Gran Canaria (5), Barcelona (2), Reus (3), Alicante (10), Malaga (7), Girona (2), Costa de Almeria (2), Palma (Majorca) (19), Ibiza (8), Menorca (5), Faro (Algarve) (10), Madeira (1), Athens (2), Crete (Heraklion) (8), Crete (Chania) (2), Corfu (6), Kefalonia (3), Skiathos (2), Santorini (2), Kos (5), Kalamata (1), Preveza (2), Rhodes (7), Halkidiki (2), Zante (5), Larnaca (5), Paphos (4), Rome (4), Naples (2), Pisa (1), Sicily (1), Sardinia (1), Venice (2), Verona (2), Bourgas (Bulgaria) (2), Dubrovnik (3), Split (2), Malta (2), Bergerac (1), Jersey (1), Innsbruck (1), Amsterdam (2), Budapest (2), Krakow (2), Prague (2).
  • Over 200 departing weekly flights during peak periods.
  • A 14th based aircraft coming into operation for Summer 23.

London Stansted 

  • 42 sun and city destinations on sale (peak number of flights per week in brackets).
  • Includes BRAND-NEW city break destinationsRome and Athens 
  • Antalya (11), Bodrum (4), Dalaman (12), Izmir (2), Tenerife (14), Lanzarote (8), Fuerteventura (5), Gran Canaria (5), Reus (3), Alicante (7), Malaga (6), Girona (2), Palma (Majorca) (18), Ibiza (16), Menorca (8), Faro (Algarve) (11), Madeira (2), Crete (Heraklion) (9), Crete (Chania) (2), Corfu (7), Kefalonia (5), Skiathos (4), Santorini (3), Kos (5), Kalamata (1), Preveza (2), Lesvos (1), Rhodes (7), Halkidiki (2), Zante (5), Larnaca (5), Paphos (6), Rome (4), Naples (2), Sicily (1), Sardinia (1), Verona (1), Dubrovnik (4), Split (3), Malta (2), Jersey (1), Athens (2). 
  • Over 200 departing weekly flights during peak periods.
  • A 14th based aircraft coming into operation for Summer 23.

Manchester 

  • 55 sun and city destinations on sale (peak number of flights per week in brackets).
  • Includes BRAND-NEW Tivat
  • Antalya (17), Bodrum (6), Dalaman (16), Izmir (3), Tenerife (17), Lanzarote (9), Fuerteventura (6), Gran Canaria (7), Barcelona (5), Reus (5), Alicante (10), Malaga (10), Girona (4), Costa de Almeria (3), Palma (Majorca) (28), Ibiza (16), Menorca (9), Faro (Algarve) (12), Madeira (3), Athens (3), Crete (Heraklion) (10), Crete (Chania) (3), Corfu (9), Kefalonia (6), Skiathos (4), Santorini (3), Kos (7), Kalamata (2), Preveza (3), Mykonos (2), Lesvos (2), Rhodes (11), Halkidiki (3), Zante (8), Larnaca (6), Paphos (7), Rome (6), Naples (3), Pisa (3), Sicily (2), Sardinia (2), Venice (4), Verona (2), Bourgas (Bulgaria) (3), Dubrovnik (4), Split (4), Malta (3), Bergerac (1), Jersey (2), Innsbruck (1), Budapest (4), Krakow (2), Nice (3), Prague (2), Tivat (2). 
  • Over 325 departing weekly flights during peak periods.
  • A 23rd based aircraft coming into operation for Summer 23.

In other news, Jet2 has started using its 327-seat Airbus A330 at Manchester.

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Jet2.com to resume ski flights to France on January 22

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Jet2.com has made this announcement:

Jet2.com has welcomed the news that France will reopen its borders to vaccinated customers arriving from the UK from January 14, 2022, with the leading ski airline reporting an immediate surge in searches and bookings for ski flights.

Following the reopening of the border, Jet2.com has announced that it will resume ski flights to LyonChambery and Grenoble from January 22, 2022, as some of the best ski resorts in Europe open up to customers from the UK again. Today’s announcement means customers heading to the French Alps via Geneva can also look forward to the snow this winter. In addition, ski flights are already operating to SalzburgTurinInnsbruck and Barcelona (Andorra).

To give skiers and snowboarders even more to celebrate, Jet2.com is offering 10% off all ski flights too. This means customers can enjoy the piste of the action for less, whether they are booking for this winter or for Winter 22/23.

Following the reopening of the French border to vaccinated travelers, Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks will also resume flights and city breaks to Paris from 11th February. Customers traveling on a package holiday with Jet2CityBreaks get to enjoy a great deal too, with £50 off per person on all city breaks booked through Jet2CityBreaks. The promotion is applicable to all packages on sale for Winter 21/22, Summer 22, Winter 22/23 or Summer 23, meaning holiday makers can save big and enjoy a holiday they deserve.

All flight or city break bookings must be made by February 7, 2021 for these promotions to apply.

The company’s full ski program for Winter 22, including France, is as follows:

  • Chambery – ski flights on sale from five UK bases (Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted), offering quick and easy access to world-famous ski resorts in France, including the Three Valleys. The popular ski areas of the Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne and  Val d’Isère are easily accessible from Chambery, providing memorable skiing whether you are a beginner or an expert.
  • Grenoble – the host of the 1968 Winter Olympics, Grenoble offers the perfect gateway to the French Alps, with over 175 incredible ski resorts nearby including Morzine, Chamonix, Chamrousse, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez and Avoriaz. On sale from Birmingham, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle.
  • Lyon – flights on sale from Manchester Airport provides snow sports fans with direct access to several major French ski resorts such as Tignes, Les Arcs and Alpe d’Huez, as well a number of smaller ski resorts for those looking to get away from the crowds.

Also on sale:

  • Geneva – a huge program of ski flights on sale from eight UK bases (Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle). Geneva offers ski enthusiasts some of the very best ski resorts including Tignes, Flaine, Verbier, Zermatt and the Three Valleys.
  • Salzburg – ski flights on sale from nine UK bases (Belfast International, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle)Salzburg opens-up the best of the Austrian Alps and over 300 resorts including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern to skiers.
  • Turin – the legacy of Turin’s 2006 Winter Olympics means that skiers can enjoy speedy transfers to well-established skiing resorts such as Pila, Vars, Le Corbier and Val d’Isere. With 400km of piste at the Milky Way area alongside the stunning mountainous backdrop of the Monterosa network, there is plenty to go at with services available from Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester.
  • Innsbruck – skiers and snowboarders able to access the Tyrolean capital from Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London Stansted and Manchester. Innsbruck hosted the 1964 Winter Olympics and resorts such as Igls, Alpbach and St Anton am Arlberg make it a firm favourite with skiers and snow sports fans year in year out.
  • Barcelona (Andorra) – with ski flights on sale from Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds Bradford, skiers and snowboarders can access the Andorra and the Pyrenees which host some of Europe’s best ski resorts including Grandvalira, La Molina, Pal-Arinsal and the mega-resort of Soldeu El Tarter.

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Top Copyright Photo: Jet2holidays (Jet2) Boeing 737-8K5 WL G-GDFW (msn 27986) (Package holidays you can trust) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 956556.

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Jet2.com adds more capacity to Green List destinations

Jet2.com 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, Jet2.com 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.

Jet2.com resumes international flights to 4 sunny destinations

Jet2.com 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.

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays suspends all flights through June 23

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Jet2.com 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:

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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:

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Jet2 announces a new route from Belfast

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Jet2.com 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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Jet2 adds two new destinations for its expanding summer schedule

Jet2 (Jet2.com) and Jet2holidays (Leeds-Bradford) has added two new routes to its ever expanding summer of 2016 program, announcing new routes to Girona (Costa Brava), Spain from Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle and Naples, Italy from Edinburgh and Manchester.

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In addition to the two brand new destinations, Jet2.com is also launching Krakow as a new route from Manchester Airport. The twice-weekly flights will commence on April 28, 2016.

Assistant Editor Oliver Wilcock reporting from Manchester.

Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Jet2 operates under two brands, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. Boeing 737-86N G-GDFS (msn 32243) prepares to land at Tenerife Sur in the Canary Islands.

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Jet2 expands at Newcastle and Belfast for the summer of 2015

Jet2.com (Jet2holidays) (Leeds/Bradford) is continuing its growth at Newcastle International Airport with the launch of four brand new destinations for the summer of 2015. The discount airline will launch new routes from NCL to Antalya (Turkey) (weekly, May 22), Larnaca (Cyprus) (weekly May 27), Malta (weekly May 21) and Zante (Zakinthos) (weekly May 27).

The company has also announced a significant expansion plans at Belfast International Airport, including new routes, an additional aircraft plus even more seats for the summer of 2015. The new routes include Prague and Rome and the sunshine hotspots of Gran Canaria and Zante.

Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 757-27B G-LSAE (msn 24135) in the Jet2holidays livery (which is based on Allegiant Air’s color scheme) departs from Tenerife Sur. The 757 was previously painted in a promotional livery for Newcastle International Airport when they celebrated 75 years .

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