Jet2 (Jet2.com) (Leeds/Bradford) and Boeing (Chicago, Seattle and Charleston) have finalized an order for 27 Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at approximately $2.6 billion at current list prices.
Jet2.com currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of nearly 60 aircraft; however, this is the organization’s first direct Boeing order.
The new aircraft are expected to replace the older Boeing 737-300s.
The aircraft will be used to take the company’s package holiday and flight only customers to leisure destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and also to a combination of exciting European leisure cities.
Jet2.com is a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC, a UK Aim listed Leisure Travel and Distribution and Logistics Group.
The Company commenced commercial aircraft operations in 1983 and passenger flights to sun destinations from Leeds-Bradford Airport in 2003.
Jet2.com now flies over 3 million customers each year through a combination of package holidays and flight only services to 55 destinations across 364 holiday resorts from 7 Northern departure bases.
Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-8Z9 WL G-GDFR (msn 30421) with “Great flight times” sub-titles departs from Tenerife Sur.