Jet2 adds Tivat for first time from Manchester Airport and Jet2holidays, the leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator, have recently announced the launch of a new destination – Tivat in Montenegro – for Summer 23, from Manchester Airport.

This is first time that Jet2 is operating direct flights from Manchester Airport to Montenegro, a popular holiday destination that features golden beaches and cool bars to whitewashed villages and rugged national parks. and Jet2holidays will operate twice weekly services (Monday and Thursday) to Tivat from Manchester Airport until 30th October.

Tivat opens up an array of options for holidaymakers, including resorts such as stylish Budva, chilled-out Becici and the stunning Herceg Novi. The classy coastal town of Tivat itself is nearby, as is the jaw-dropping Kotor Bay.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are delighted to see our first flight to Tivat take off from Manchester Airport next week. Feedback from customers and independent travel agents in the North West has been telling us that flights and holidays to Montenegro are very much in demand for Summer 23, and we know that Montenegro is a destination that customers want to get to. Since putting services on sale to this destination from Manchester Airport, local customers and independent travel agents have been booking getaways to Montenegro in their numbers. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents in the region unrivalled choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday this summer.’

Vladan Draskovic, CEO of The Airports of Montenegro, added: ‘We at Airports of Montenegro are delighted to welcome one of the leading leisure airlines to Tivat Airport. At the mention, evokes the spirit of holiday, adventure and discovery. This summer is the right time for the UK travellers to revisit and rediscover once well-loved spots in Montenegro. With the first spectacular views of Tivat Airport from the sky and warm welcome of our staff on the ground every traveller will know this is the place to be.’

Chris Woodroofe, Managing Director at Manchester Airport, said; ‘Montenegro is an exciting destination with a rich variety of attractions, so we’re really excited to see expanding its route network from Manchester and offering passengers more choice.’