Jet2.Com adds flights and holiday services to Greece for summer 2021

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, the UK-based leisure airline and package holiday specialist, is adding more flights and holidays to Zante, Crete (Heraklion), Rhodes and Kefalonia from Birmingham Airport, extending the Summer 2021 season.

The addition of new flights, which will operate until October and November, and the expanded range of 2-5 star hotels, will offer customers more choice of holidays in the late summer period.

Jet2holidays has announced a wider selection of hotels and resorts on sale in Zante, with extra flights from Birmingham until the end of October for the first time. The holiday company is also extending the summer season in Rhodes to mid-November; in Crete (Heraklion) until November 8 and the holiday season in Kefalonia until mid-October.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: ‘There continues to be enormous pent-up demand from local holidaymakers, who want nothing more than to get away to the sunshine and enjoy their well-deserved holidays. As always, we listen to what customers want and react accordingly, so that we can provide them with the holiday choices that they want. Extending the summer season to Greece means we are doing exactly that; giving customers more opportunity to get away and enjoy a much-needed holiday. As a result of the assurance that customers get from our award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays, we will be continuing to respond to the demand so that when travel opens up, we can take customers from Birmingham Airport to their favourite holiday hotspots.’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: ‘We know that a lot of our customers are desperate to book their holiday for this year. After dealing with 2020 and the uncertainty that it brought around booking holidays, we find ourselves in a similar situation again. However, as always, forward thinking Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are giving customers a prolonged holiday window with flights extended to the Greek Islands into October and November, ensuring that customers can find a getaway that can include the October half term holidays too. With flight and hotel availability being extended, the trusted reputation of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays and the assurance of an ATOL protected holiday, all of this really does give customers the reassurance to book.’

Jet2holidays is responding to demand for the assurance that its ATOL protected package holidays provide – particularly customers will be refunded quickly if their holiday is affected by travel restrictions, Birmingham Airport said in a release.

Jet2 expands services to Antalya for UK holidaymakers and golfers

The UK travel and holiday company Jet2.com has said that it has added more flights and holidays to Antalya in March 2022, following increased demand from holidaymakers, as well as golfers looking for the best courses in the Turkish sunshine.

With the addition, customers travelling from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle Airports will have more choice and flexibility when looking to book a holiday or golf break to Antalya.

Besides the beautiful holiday resorts, Turkey’s Antalya region is an emerging location in the golfing world, with 14 top-class courses in the upmarket resort of Belek. The region has in recent years hosted some of the world’s best players to prominent European tour events as well as the Turkish Open. With world-class courses and a selection of golf hotels to choose from, golfers can enjoy attractive fairways.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘The stunning Antalya region is becoming more and more popular with all types of customer, from families and couples through to golfers. Holidaymakers can enjoy beaches, culture, waterparks and incredible cuisine for amazing value and the wide selection of world-class courses, complemented by stunning hotels, makes Antalya a golfing paradise too. When you factor in the glorious sunny weather on top of that, Antalya in March is a very attractive proposition which is why we are increasing capacity in response to demand. We haven’t stopped there either, as golfers can also take their favourite clubs with them for just GBP1 thanks to our new golf carriage promotion.’

Customers looking for a holiday next March can choose from up to four weekly services to Antalya from Glasgow, and up to three weekly services from Edinburgh and Newcastle. In addition, as part of a new golf carriage promotion, customers travelling with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays can take their golf clubs with them for £1.

Jet2 announces additional routes and flights from four UK bases for Summer 2022

With most people in need of a break away once the Coronavirus pandemic subsides, Jet2 has added thousands of seats to a range of popular hotspots from four of its UK bases – Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and London Stansted).

Jet2 has also added a range of sun and city break destinations for next summer, including brand new destinations from the newest base Bristol Airport, as well as from Birmingham Airport. With the latest announcement, Jet2 has put another 26 routes from across the four bases on sale for Summer 2022.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Since we announced the launch of our Summer 22 programme, the response from customers and independent travel agents has been absolutely magnificent. Our reputation for looking after customers and delivering real package holidays has really cut through, and we have been very encouraged by the number of bookings coming through. Customers clearly want their all-important holidays to look forward to, so we have responded quickly by adding more destinations, as well as additional flying to a range of popular hotspots across Europe, the Canary Islands and the Mediterranean.’

The new routes include: two brand new destinations from Bristol Airport in summer 2022: Malaga (Costa Del Sol) and Larnaca (Cyprus). With this, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has a total of six new summer destinations on sale for Summer 2022 from Bristol Airport including Paphos, Alicante, Bodrum and Dubrovnik. From Birmingham Airport, Jet2 has added nine new destinations including the brand new Paris and La Rochelle, as well as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Budapest, Rome, Krakow, Prague and Venice. Jet2 will now have 52 sun and city destinations on sale from Birmingham Airport for Summer 2022, including the recently-launched Lisbon route.

At Manchester Airport, the company has introduced 10 additional destinations going including Iceland and Vienna as summer destinations, as well as the reintroduction of Tivat (Montenegro). A further seven additional city destinations have been introduced including Barcelona, Budapest, Rome, Krakow, Nice, Prague and Venice – offering 56 sun and city destinations from Manchester Airport for Summer 2022, including the recently-launched Lisbon route. From London Stansted Airport, Jet2 has reintroduced five destinations including Tivat (Montenegro), Girona (Costa Brava), Costa de Almeria, Nice and Malta, offering 43 destinations to choose from for Summer 2022.

In addition to the new routes on sale, Jet2 has announced additional flights from Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and London Stansted Airports, adding thousands of seats. The company has added flights to 19 destinations from Bristol Airport including to Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Alicante, Reus, Palma (Majorca), Menorca, Faro, Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Corfu, Crete (Heraklion), Halkidiki, Kos, Rhodes, Skiathos, Zante and Paphos.

Jet2 announces new service to Lisbon in September

Jet2.com has said that it will commence flights and holidays to Lisbon from September, with services operating from Manchester and Birmingham Airports.

Lisbon is a popular tourist spot for its cobbled alleyways, ancient ruins and white domed cathedrals, among other attractions. The holiday resorts of Cascais, Estoril and Sintra are all easily accessible from Lisbon for a relaxing break by the coast, or just a day trip away from the city.

Cascais is a traditional Portuguese fishing town with a trio of golden bays, while the town of Estoril on the Portuguese Riviera is known for its glitzy casino and palm-fringed landscaped gardens.

For customers looking for a getaway in late-Summer or Autumn, Jet2 will operate Monday and Friday services from September 3 to October 29 from Manchester Airport. From September 30 to October 28, Thursday and Sunday services will operate from Birmingham Airport.

For Winter 21/22, The company will operate Monday and Friday services from Birmingham Airport, running from November 1 to March 25, 202. The Thursday and Sunday services will be available from November 4 to March 14, 2022 from Manchester Airport.

Lisbon is also on sale for Summer 22 and into Autumn 22. Twice-weekly services are available from Birmingham Airport from March 28 to November 11, 2022, and from Manchester Airport from March 27 to November 13, 2022.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Feedback from customers and independent travel agents is telling us that holidaymakers are wanting to plan and book future getaways this year. The start of flights, holidays and city breaks from Manchester and Birmingham Airports to the new destination of Lisbon is an example of how we are meeting that demand and giving customers even more choice when it comes to their next getaway.

‘Lisbon is a stunning capital offering the best of both worlds, whether it is exploring the charismatic and vibrant city, or heading to one of its many coastal resorts. With multiple weekly flights available for late-Summer, Autumn and throughout Winter 21/22 and Summer 22, it gives customers and independent travel agents all the flexibility to suit their budgets and needs. This combined with our VIP customer service, means we’re sure that Lisbon and its surrounding coastal resorts will prove extremely popular with holidaymakers who are looking to book ahead and give themselves something to look forward to.’

Jet2.com announces launch of holiday sales for 2021

Jet2.com has announced the launch of its holiday sale, from now until March 1, offering savings on flights and holidays for 2021.

The UK travel and holiday company is offering a discount of £110 off per person on all package holidays booked through the Jet2holidays app. Holidaymakers may download the free Jet2holidays app to search, book, save and manage holidays on their mobile or tablet. Customers can save £100 per person on all package holidays booked with Jet2holidays, and Jet2.com is also offering 10 percent off flights.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘After an uncertain and difficult 2020 for everyone, we want to give our customers something to really look forward to this year. There’s no better feeling than getting that much-needed holiday booked, and the huge savings we are offering means that customers can enjoy the double-whammy of knowing their holiday is in the diary whilst getting a fantastic deal at the same time. Whether it’s a family holiday, a break with the other half, or a group get together, we know everyone really needs that well-deserved holiday and what better time to book it than now!’

The sale is applicable on all package holidays and flights on sale.

Besides the discount and low prices, customers will receive a 22kg baggage allowance and two free pieces of hand luggage up to 10kg through a flight-only booking with Jet2.com. Jet2 has won five accolades at the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. Customers can also avail in-resort Customer Helpers, transfers, free child places and ATOL protection through Jet2holidays.

Jet2.com announces scheduled services from Birmingham Airport to Iceland for Winter 21/22

Jet2.com, the UK-based flight and holiday company, has announced its scheduled services to Iceland from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22, with flights now on sale.

Jet2 will operate twice-weekly services on a Monday and Thursday to Keflavik International Airport near Reykjavik from Birmingham Airport, ideally scheduled for a sighting of the Northern lights. The services will operate from September 30 to November 22, 2021, and February 10 to April 25, 2022.

With flight-only deals starting from £64 per person one way and package holiday options with Jet2CityBreaks starting from £419 per person, customers in the region can select from stays of three-nights or more, offering more choice and flexibility.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are delighted to be putting our Iceland programme on sale from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22, and to be offering customers fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to experiencing this breathtaking Northern country.

‘Iceland is a destination that is rapidly growing in popularity thanks to its huge variety of choice for travellers. Whether it is geothermal spas, geysers, natural parks, the incredible Aurora Borealis or the world’s northernmost capital Reykjavik, this small North Atlantic island is truly unique. The beauty of Iceland, coupled with Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks’ award-winning benefits, means we are confident that these scheduled flights will yet again be very popular with customers in the region. We’re not done yet, with even more exciting news for Winter 21/22 coming on sale soon!’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: ‘It is great news that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has added Iceland to their portfolio of routes direct from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays really does think about its customers and looks to serve routes where demand is needed. Iceland, which is currently unserved from Birmingham Airport, is a popular city break destination and has so much to offer travellers. This additional destination means that there are 32 holiday destinations on offer from Jet2.com and Jet2holidays for Winter 21/22.’

Customers can select between flight-only or package holiday options, with package options with Jet2CityBreaks available for a £60 per person deposit. Package options with Jet2CityBreaks include a guided Northern Lights Tour, flights with Jet2.com including 22kg hold luggage, transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 3 or 4-star hotels in central Reykjavik. In addition, excursions to the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon and South Shore are also available to purchase.

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays expands capacity to Corfu, Kos, Rhodes and Madeira for October

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, the UK-based travel and holiday company, has said that they have expanded their services for October, by adding more flights to Corfu, Kos, Rhodes and Madeira – an addition of over 70 new flights.

The company has added flights to four destinations that are all experiencing increased demand during October, representing over 13,000 additional seats. The new flights added include: the addition of over 25 additional flights to Rhodes, with extra flying from Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted; 20 additional flights to Kos, with extra flying from Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle; over 15 additional flights to Corfu, with extra flying from East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle; and nine additional flights to Madeira (Funchal), with extra services added from Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: ‘There has been a significant spike in demand to Corfu, Kos, Rhodes and Madeira and, as ever, we are the first to step in and meet that demand so that holidaymakers can travel to the places where they want to be. Customers are telling us loud and clear that they want to escape the gloom and enjoy a well-earned break, and we know these extra flights will book up very quickly.

‘With great choice and value, not to mention our award-winning customer service and industry-leading response to recent events, customers know that they can trust us to look after them and deliver a fantastic experience so that they can enjoy a lovely holiday.’

Jet 2 has measures in place for the safety and well-being of customers and employees, including HEPA filters on aircraft, onboard cleaning and compulsory face masks throughout the flight.

To assure customers further, the company also launched a 5* Defaqto rated insurance product, which includes added Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad, as well as cover for travel to destinations where the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advises ‘against all but essential travel’ as a result of Covid-19.

Jet2 adds additional flights and holidays to Turkey and Greece from Birmingham Airport

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has added more flights and holidays to Greece and Turkey from Birmingham Airport for this summer.

In offering more choice and flexibility to visit Turkey and Greece this summer, Jet2 is offering over 15,000 additional seats on sale from Birmingham Airport. To meet the increased demand, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has added over 6,000 seats to Antalya and Dalaman. This increases the company’s total capacity to Turkey (Dalaman, Antalya and Bodrum) this summer from Birmingham Airport.

Presently seven destinations are on sale to Greece (Corfu, Crete (Chania), Crete (Heraklion), Skiathos, Kos, Rhodes and Zante) from Birmingham Airport. The company has also added over 9,000 additional seats added to Crete (Heraklion), Skiathos, Rhodes, Kos and Zante.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are seeing a real spike in demand for holidays and flights to Turkey and Greece, and as usual we have been quick to respond to what our customers want. With more seats and holidays on sale to these fantastic destinations from Birmingham Airport, along with some fabulous deals, there’s no better time to escape the gloom of the UK and reach the turquoise seas and stunning beaches of Turkey and Greece.

‘We have been demonstrating our commitment to Turkey and Greece over recent years, as seen through our continued growth, and we are working with governments and tourist boards to strengthen and develop that commitment. We would like to say thank you to them for their continued support.’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: ‘Jet2.com and Jet2holidays always puts the customer first and by increasing the number of holidays and flights to both Greece and Turkey shows their level of commitment to the Midlands and their customers, ensuring that there is a holiday available for all.

‘The demand witnessed to Turkey and Greece is a positive sign for the travel industry and customers can rest assured that they can book with confidence. It is very responsive of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays that they can adapt their routes to ensure that all customers from the Midlands have the chance to take a well-earned break.’

Jet2 resumes flights and holidays programme from Birmingham Airport

Jet2 has said that it has recommenced its flights and holidays programme services from Birmingham Airport and will operate to 33 destinations this summer.

Recommencing the services, 10 Jet2 flights have departed from Birmingham Airport to holiday destinations in Heraklion (Crete), Menorca, Majorca, Malaga, Corfu, Skiathos, Fuerteventura, Split, Zante and Tenerife, where travel restrictions have been eased. The company said that it will operate to 33 destinations this summer from Birmingham Airport, giving customers choice for their holidays, as well as assurance that their stay will be quarantine-free.

The full list of destinations on sale for Summer 20 with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays by country includes Malaga, Alicante, Costa de Almeria, Murcia in Mainland Spain; Ibiza, Menorca, Majorca in Balearic Islands; Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Gran Canaria in Canary Islands; Antalya, Dalaman, Bodrum in Turkey; Pula, Dubrovnik, Split in Croatia; Larnaca, Paphos in Cyprus commencing August 1; Prague in Czech Republic starting September; Bergerac in France; Corfu, Crete (Chania), Crete (Heraklion), Skiathos, Kos, Rhodes, Zante in Greece; Budapest in Hungary; Krakow in Poland; Rome in Italy starting September and Faro, Madeira in Portugal, commencing August 1.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We have been saying for some time that the sun will shine again and that when it does, we will be there to take customers away on their well-deserved holidays from Birmingham Airport. That day has finally arrived and we were delighted to see our first flights take off. It is fantastic to be back in the air and recommencing our award-winning flights and package holidays to sunny destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands.’

‘The safety, well-being and comfort of our customers is our number one priority. Thanks to our three-step pledge, customers are in safe hands when they travel with us. Through our industry-leading customer service, customers know they can rely on us to deliver everything needed to make their holiday a happy and healthy one.’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: ‘It was great to see the Jet2.com and Jet2holidays aeroplanes take to the skies from early this morning. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are valued partners of Birmingham Airport and we are delighted to welcome both the airline and its customers back.

‘Customers who travelled this morning will have noticed a new customer journey as they travelled through the airport. We have installed thermal imaging testing on entry to the airport, screens to protect our customers and colleagues at check-in, social distancing markings and hand sanitiser stations throughout the customer journey. Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of our customers and colleagues while they are in the airport.’

Jet2.com announces scheduled services from Birmingham Airport to Iceland for Winter 20/21

Jet2.com has announced plans to launch scheduled flights to Iceland from Birmingham Airport for the first time for Winter 20/21 – the only airline to fly to Keflavik International Airport from Birmingham Airport to see the Northern Lights.

The UK-based airline will operate twice weekly services on a Monday and Thursday from Birmingham Airport for customers wanting to see the spectacular Northern Lights. The services will operate from October 1 to November 23, and February 11 and April 26.

The flight-only deals start from £65 per person one way and the package holiday options – with a three, four or seven-night stay with Jet2CityBreaks – start from £369 per person.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: ‘Following the enormous popularity of our services to Iceland, we are delighted to be launching scheduled services from Birmingham Airport for the very first time. This means we are the only airline to operate to Iceland from Birmingham, and we are also giving customers fantastic choice and flexibility, at the best times of year when it comes to witnessing the magical Northern Lights.’

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: ‘We are delighted that Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks will be offering customers of the Midlands direct scheduled flights to Iceland this Winter. This unserved destination from Birmingham Airport is hugely popular with customers who are in search of a visit to the Northern Lights or want to take in the stunning scenery of this volcanic island. Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks offers fabulous customer service and friendly low fares that appeal to all.’

Jet2 offers flight-only or package holiday options, with package options with Jet2CityBreaks available for £60 per person deposit. Package options with Jet2CityBreaks include a guided Northern Lights Tour, flights with Jet2.com including 22kg hold luggage, transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 3 and 4-star hotels in central Reykjavik. In addition, excursions to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon are also available to purchase. The travel and holiday can be booked at www.jet2.com or www.jet2CityBreaks.com.