Jet2 commences new services to Verona from Newcastle and Jet2holidays have commenced services to Verona from Newcastle International Airport on Wednesday, May 10 celebrating the launch of the brand-new route for Summer 23 from the base.

Jet2 will operate weekly Wednesday services to the Italian city from Newcastle International Airport this summer from May 10 to September 27. The new service gives holidaymakers access to Lake Garda – the largest of the freshwater lakes in Italy. Surrounded by small, picturesque villages, majestic mountains and shorelines stretching over 90 miles, Lake Garda’s coves and clear waters make it an ideal spot for windsurfing and swimming.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are delighted to see our first flight take off to Verona from Newcastle International Airport today. Feedback from customers and independent travel agents in the North East has been telling us that flights and holidays to Italy are very much in demand for Summer 23, so it is fantastic to be operating to this popular Italian destination from Newcastle International Airport and giving holidaymakers access to Verona and Lake Garda. Since putting services on sale to this destination from Newcastle International Airport, local customers and independent travel agents have been booking getaways to the hotspot in their numbers.’

He added: ‘With 36 sun and city destinations on sale this summer from the base, we are pleased to be offering an unrivalled flying programme for Summer 23. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents in the region plenty of choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday this summer.’

Leon McQuaid, Director of Aviation Development at Newcastle International Airport, said: ‘We are delighted that and Jet2holidays have added even more choice from Newcastle International Airport, now offering a total of 36 sun and city destinations from the North East’s largest Airport.

‘Verona is a fantastic destination, providing access to the Northern Italy with its spectacular mountain vistas and vast crystalline lakes, so we are confident the route will be extremely popular with passengers from across the region.’ and Jet2holidays have 36 sun and city destinations on sale from across the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Europe for Summer 23 from Newcastle International Airport.

Jet2 announces expanded Summer 23 services to Verona, Lake Garda and Jet2holidays, the UK leisure airline and tour operator, have announced the extension of their Summer 23 season to Verona with more flights and holidays in October from Birmingham Airport,.

The additional flights to the region will operate until October 28, from Birmingham Airport. Jet2 will operate twice weekly services (Wednesday and Saturday) from Birmingham Airport, with flights starting in early May. With the extension, Jet2 will have thousands more seats on sale to the destination.

Further, Jet2holidays has also announced that a bigger selection of hotels at Lake Garda are now available to book until late October. In response to demand, Jet2holidays has recently added Aris Apartments, Villa Nicolli, Hotel Regina Adelaide, Hotel Serenella and Principe di Lazise to its portfolio of properties in Lake Garda, meaning the company now has over 50 2-5 star hotels in the region.

With the new services from Birmingham Airport, holidaymakers will have greater access to Lake Garda, located midway between Milan and Venice. A region of contrasts, the majestic lake is bordered with rugged alpine vistas, waterfront towns and lush vineyards. At the north end, holidaymakers have access to a variety of sporting activities, while further south they can enjoy exploring villages, wine tasting and al fresco dining. Resorts on sale include Bardolino, Malcesine, Sirmione, Limone, Desenzano, Riva, Gardone Riviera, San Felice del Benaco, Peschiera, Nago and Lazise.

Famed as the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Verona is perfect for romantic getaways. The piazzas and tangle of medieval backstreets, a visit to Juliet’s ivy-clad balcony or a stylish shopping along Via Mazzini – Verona is a popular destination among young and old.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: ‘We are delighted to be extending the Summer 23 season to Verona, and offering more flights and holidays to this popular destination until the end of October from Birmingham Airport. Our existing services to Verona are proving very popular so following the positive response, we have extended our presence in the region even further. By working with the Italian government, hoteliers and partners, we are able to put on more flights and bring even more holidaymakers to Verona and Lake Garda. This is a region experiencing very strong demand and given the assurance that customers get from our award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays, we are very confident that these additional flights will prove extremely popular.’