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 .
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) will open two weekly winter seasonal routes from December 20, 2014 through April 11, 2015 per Airline Route; Edinburgh-Geneva and Manchester-Turin (both ski destinations).
Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-377 G-CELZ (msn 23658) taxies at Geneva to the runway.
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) is trying a different approach to promoting its new airline routes. The airline is promoting its new flights to Gran Canaria with the “Gran Canaria Ice-Cream Van” offering free ice cream and a chance to win free tickets to the island. The van is visiting Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.
In other news, the airline is planning to offer charter flights from Leeds/Bradford, Newcastle and Glasgow to Boston, New York (JFK) and Toronto (Pearson).
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Jet2 (Jet2.com) (East Midlands) will add a new route from its East Midlands base to Paris (CDG) starting on April 3, 2014 according to Airline Route. The new route four days a week with Boeing 737-300s.
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-36N WL G-GDFL (msn 28568) taxies at Palma de Mallorca.
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (East Midlands) on July 15 added weekly service between its East Midlands base and Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. Jet2 now serves Gran Canaria from Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds/Bradford, Newcastle and now East Midlands.
Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-377 G-CELS (msn 23660) taxies at Geneva.
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) yesterday (May 27) launched a new route from Belfast to Reus, Spain (near Barcelona). The airline issued this statement and publicity photo:
Latino beauty Juliana Cunha is celebrating leading leisure airline Jet2.com’sinaugural flight to Reus. Flights to this Spanish hot-spot, which is close to Salou and only an hour from Barcelona, started on Monday, May 27 and will continue every Monday until September 16 from Belfast International Airport.
In this new era of social media, an airline that survives understands the importance of being noticed with innovative “attention getters”. Jet2 bills itself as a holiday destination airline with “package holidays you can trust” and “friendly low fares” inscribed on the aircraft and also on their website and the social media sites. The latest promotion is the “Party Plane” TV commercial (please see the video below).
Top Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Boeing 737-377 G-CELA (msn 23663) arrives in brilliant sun at Geneva.
Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) is adding three new destinations from Glasgow for the next summer season. The three new destinations will include Murcia (Spain), which will take off every Monday and Friday from May 24, 2013. Flights to the Eastern Med’s Croatian resort, Pula, will start on June 18, 2013. Finally, the airline will operate weekly flights to Menorca starting on May 25, 2013. Jet2 will fly to 19 destinations from Glasgow in the summer of 2013.
Copyright Photo: Robbie Shaw. Boeing 737-377 G-CELU (msn 23657) in the special Scotland motif departs from Glasgow.