Jet2.com and Jet2holidays announce Summer 2023 sale

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has announced that its Summer Sun programmes are now on sale for 2023 from all ten UK bases, after its Leeds Bradford programme were put on sale.

With 41 summer sun destinations going on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays is offering access to many destinations in the Canaries, Balearics, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Cyprus, Croatia, and Portugal from across its ten UK bases. The announcement comes as Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has started releasing schedules to meet huge pent-up demand as travel restrictions were easing.

Jet2 will fly more than 1,350 weekly flights from 10 bases during peak times in Summer 2023. The programme includes over 200 weekly flights to the Canary Islands, over 200 weekly flights to the Balearic Islands, over 250 weekly flights to 14 Greek destinations and over 180 weekly flights to Turkey during peak times.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: ‘Customers and independent travel agents have been telling us how much they want to book something to look forward to into their diaries, so we have responded to that demand by putting our Summer 23 programme on sale earlier than ever before. With Leeds Bradford Airport going on sale today, we now have summer sun on sale from all ten of our UK bases. It is a fantastic programme giving customers and independent travel agents unrivalled choice and flexibility when it comes to reaching their favourite destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands.

‘As well as giving holidaymakers control over how long they choose to holiday for, we know our customers will be assured by the fact they are booking flights and ATOL protected package holidays with a company that they can trust. All of this means we are looking ahead with real confidence and anticipate a fantastic Summer 23,’ he added.

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays offers ATOL protected package holidays, and will be making further Summer 2023 announcements over the coming weeks, including the launch of leisure city destinations for Summer 2023.

Ryanair announces Summer 2022 schedule at East Midlands, Winter Sun seat sale

Ryanair has announced its Summer 2022 schedule from East Midlands Airport with over 30 routes and 130 weekly flights across 31 European destinations from April.

With the new schedule, UK families and travellers can now book a summer holiday to European hotspots such as Alicante, Barcelona, Lanzarote, Malaga, Mallorca, Rhodes and Tenerife, among others. Alongside the announcement, Ryanair has launched a £19.99 seat sale for travel until the end of October 2022, which must be booked by midnight Saturday, November 6. Tickets are available to book at www.ryanair.com.

Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason McGuinness, said: ‘As Europe’s No.1 airline, we are pleased to extend our partnership with East Midlands Airport and announce our Summer 2022 schedule, connecting UK families to a host of European hotspots for their much deserved Summer 2022 holiday.

We are launching a seat sale to celebrate the Summer 2022 schedule from East Midlands Airport, with fares available from just £19.99 for travel until the end of October 2022 which must be booked on the Ryanair website by midnight Saturday, 6th November 2021. Our customers can now book a Summer getaway to the likes of Alicante, Chania, Lanzarote, Malaga, Mallorca, Rome, Tenerife and many more on amazing low fares.

While Ryanair welcomes the UK Govt’s decision to reduce domestic APD from Summer 2023, it is neither sufficient nor timely enough to kickstart the UK’s tourism recovery, particularly for Summer 2022. Unfortunately, this delay will only damage the airline industry’s ability to rapidly rebuild connectivity, jobs and tourism.

Ryanair calls on the UK Govt to immediately abolish APD for all travel, which would give both tourism and domestic UK connectivity a much-needed boost for this Winter and next Summer.’

Ryanair has also launched a Winter Sun seat sale, with over 530 routes to choose from across the Ryanair network. With over 80,000 seats available, British travellers and can choose from a range of winter sun destinations including Faro, Lanzarote, Malaga and Tenerife this November and December, for fares from £9.99. To benefit from the low fares, customers may visit the Ryanair.com website to book their flights before midnight, November 14, 2021.

British Airways announces flight and holiday sale for travel until summer 2022

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have announced a sale, with price reductions made across a range of flights and holidays until summer 2022.

The sale is running until September 21, 2021. The announcement comes as British Airways Holidays announces the extension of its VIP airport offer, which is now available on travel up until March 31, 2022. Every customer spending a minimum of £1,500pp on holiday packages for a minimum of five nights will automatically qualify for Galleries Club Lounge access, premium check-in, Fast Track Security and priority boarding if departing from London Heathrow Terminal 5. This offer also applies to those bookings that have already been made. Return British Airways flights available in the sale include Dubai from £299, New York from £329, San Francisco from £348 and Miami from £339.

With the new holiday packages (flight + hotel) from British Airways Holidays, tourists can enjoy seven nights in Orlando from £439pp or three nights in New York from £429pp. Seven-night Caribbean holidays are available to Barbados from £579pp and Mauritius from £649pp. In addition, seven-night European destinations such as Mallorca are available from £199pp, Malta from £199pp and Madeira from £229pp. Those jetting off to Dubai can enjoy three nights from £379pp.

Claire Bentley, Managing Director of British Airways Holidays, said: ‘With optimism about future holidays continuing to grow, we know that many of our customers are keen to get back to travelling.

‘This sale is about giving as much choice as possible to those who are preparing to get away, whether in the near future or next year. We recognise that there’s still an element of uncertainty, which is why we recently extended our flexible booking policy. Low deposits on holidays and free amendments or cancellations offer the kind of peace of mind that we know our customers need.’

All bookings will benefit from British Airway’s flexible booking policies, allowing customers to rearrange their trip free of charge before August 31, 2022. Holiday packages can be secured with deposits from £60pp, with the final balance due up to three weeks before travel.

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.

Norwegian announces biggest ever USA sale from the UK and Ireland

Norwegian has announced the launch of its autumn sale offering holidaymakers from across the UK and Ireland the chance to book flights to the USA for lower fares.

Available for travel from October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019, travellers can now book transatlantic flights from London Gatwick starting from £140 one-way in economy and £415 one-way in Premium. Flights to the east coast of America from Scotland and Ireland are available from £139/€99 one-way at www.norwegian.com. The sale fares are available to book at www.norwegian.com/ie/fall-flight-deals. The autumn sale will end on Monday September 17, 2018.

Norwegian’s 11 nonstop routes to the US from London Gatwick are included in the sale with prices starting from New York JFK from £155 one-way in economy and £465 one-way in Premium; Boston from £140 one-way in economy and £415 one-way in Premium; Orlando from £165 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Fort Lauderdale (Miami) from £160 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Denver from £165 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Las Vegas from £180 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Los Angeles from £175 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Oakland (San Francisco) from £165 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Chicago from £140 one-way in economy and £430 one-way in Premium; Austin from £170 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium; Tampa from £160 one-way in economy and £515 one-way in Premium.

Passengers from Scotland will also be able to avail a flight to the U.S. east coast with Norwegian this winter. Daily flights from Edinburgh nonstop to New York Stewart International Airport are included in the autumn sale offering access to New York state. Fares are available from £139 one-way from Edinburgh. Passengers in Ireland looking to explore New York state and New England can also enjoy discounted fares on Norwegian’s transatlantic flights from Shannon and Dublin this winter, with fares from starting €99 one way.

Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian said: ‘We are giving consumers in the UK and Ireland the chance to fly to the States for less with fares from £140 one-way from the UK and €99 from Ireland in our autumn sale.

For the first time, we are also offering passengers flying from Gatwick the chance to upgrade their trip for less as our Premium cabin is also included in the sale. With further savings on long-haul routes from the UK and Ireland, Norwegian is continuing to make US travel even more affordable for thousands of British and Irish passengers.’

Flybe offers up to 20% discount on limited time seat sale; refreshes onboard menu for summer 2018

Flybe, the UK-based European regional airline, is offering a limited time seat sale on a range of routes for summer 2018, with discounts of up to 20 percent on half a million seats.

The 2018 summer sale includes flights to Europen destinations such as Amsterdam, Biarritz, Milan, Paris and Rome. The seat sale features routes departing from 28 UK airports covering Newquay to Inverness, as well as the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. The routes on offer include Birmingham to Milan Malpensa, Exeter to Alicante, Edinburgh to Cardiff, Liverpool to Belfast City, Southampton to Verona and more.

Booking is available through to midnight on April 25 at www.flybe.com/sale, effective for travel from May 8 through to July 19, 2018. The Flybe sale also includes a selection of routes operated by two of Flybe’s franchise partners, Stobart Air and Blue Islands.

In addition, Flybe has also refreshed its on board Cafe Flybe menu for summer 2018 to include a variety of healthy snacks and new additions to its Connoisseurs’ Gin Bar. The airline will now offer a new Breakfast Box including a croissant filled with cocoa cream, a bag of mixed dried fruit, a Nutri-Grain breakfast bar and Tic Tacs.

Customers can also purchase snacks from Graze that include a Veggie Protein Power pack and a vegan friendly Lively Lemon Flapjack. Another healthy snack on offer for summer 2018 is Joe & Sephs Coconut and Chia Popcorn, a blend of caramel with desiccated coconut and chia seeds. British biscuit classics, McVitie’s Shortbread and Milk Chocolate Digestives also feature on the Cafe Flybe menu. The Connoisseurs’ Gin Bar features an assortment of regional gins including Brecon from Penderyn in Wales, Tarquin’s from Cornwall and Whitley Neill Rhubarb & Ginger gin.

Flybe’s chief commercial officer, Roy Kinnear, commented, ‘We want to provide our passengers with the best possible choice when they travel with us. The new healthy additions to Cafe Flybe mean that whether they are flying to an early morning meeting or heading home late in the evening, there is always something enticing to choose from.’

easyJet announces spring and early summer flights on sale across Europe

easyJet, the UK-based budget airline, has announced the sale of its flight services for spring and early summer 2018, offering flights across Europe for booking until June 24, 2018.

The European budget airline is offering a number of routes from across UK airports to destinations including Bristol to Faro from £28.49, Bristol to Cyprus Paphos from £58.49, Bristol to Barcelona from £24.99, London Gatwick to Barcelona from £24.99, Liverpool to Alicante from £17.99, Newcastle to Malaga from £17.99, Bristol to Naples from £30.49, and London Stansted to Naples from £26.99. Fares are per person, one way, based on two people travelling on the same booking. Tickets are available for booking at www.easyjet.com, the airline said.

Sophie Dekkers, easyJet’s UK Director, said: ‘We’re really pleased to be putting our flights for spring 2018 on sale today. Passengers can look forward to even more low fares to Europe’s best beach and city destinations.’

‘For those who are looking for inspiration on where to go on their break, our Inspire Me app available on our website helps travellers to find flights tailored to their budget and travel dates.’

easyJet Holidays have also launched holidays up until June 24, 2017 with an offer of up to £120 off per booking, including peak season times such as Christmas and New Year, when booked by November 2, 2017.

easyJet has bases across 11 UK airports and flies to more than 800 routes on its network across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Ryanair launches 2017 schedule in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Liverpool

Ryanair, the Irish low-fares airline, has launched its record Edinburgh summer schedule for 2017, with five new routes to Barcelona G, Ibiza, Milan, Porto and Vigo, as the airline expects to grow its Edinburgh traffic by eight percent in 2017 to over 2.5m p.a.

Ryanair’s Edinburgh 2017 schedule will see more frequencies to sun destinations for summer holidays, including five new routes to Barcelona Girona (twice weekly), Ibiza (twice weekly), Milan (five weekly), Porto (twice weekly) and Vigo (twice weekly); new summer routes to Warsaw (thrice weekly) and more flights to Palma (twice weekly), Rome (five weekly) and Tenerife (five weekly). The schedule will operate 38 routes in total, delivering 2.5m customers p.a.

In Edinburgh, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said: ‘We are pleased to launch our biggest ever Edinburgh Summer 2017 schedule, which includes 5 new routes to Barcelona G, Ibiza, Milan, Porto and Vigo, and a new summer route to Warsaw which will deliver over 2.5m million customers p.a. and support 1,800* jobs at Edinburgh Airport.

‘Customers can look forward to even lower fares when they make advance bookings for summer 2017. As our recent guidance confirmed, Ryanair expects average fares to fall by between 10% to 12% in the 6 months to March 2017. There’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair and we urge all customers who wish to book their summer 2017 holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Edinburgh.

‘To celebrate the launch of our Edinburgh summer 2017 schedule we are releasing 100,000 seats for sale across our European network from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (12 Sep). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.’

The Irish airline has also announced its Glasgow summer schedule for 2017, with four new routes from Glasgow International to Lisbon, Palanga (Lithuania), Valencia and Zadar (Croatia), and a new route from Glasgow Prestwick to Barcelona G; six new summer routes to Alicante, Brussels, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga and Sofia and more frequency to Berlin.

Further, Ryanair has announced its Liverpool summer 2017 schedule, with three new routes to Bari, Barcelona Girona and Prague, two new summer services to Marrakech and Sofia, and more flights to Alicante, Faro, Gran Canaria, Palma and Warsaw. Ryanair celebrated the launch of its Liverpool summer schedule and new routes by launching a 100,000 seat sale at prices starting from £19.99, across its entire European network, for travel in October and November, which must be booked by midnight Monday, September 12.

bmi regional in biggest ever January sale, up to 30 percent off on 250,000 seats

UK-based airline, bmi regional, has launched the biggest January sale in its history, offering discounts of up to 30 percent on 250,000 seats across its extensive network.

With a travel window from March 1 to October 26, 2014, the airline is offering service to eight countries across Europe, starting from only £39.99 (one way). The key routes on offer include:

East Midlands/Newcastle  Brussels from £69.99: Visitor friendly, Brussels is a popular destination for weekend getaways. A centre of European culture, Brussels offers much more than the chocolate and beer that it is famous for. Known as ‘the European Village’, Brussels has almost 90 museums, beautiful parks, cheap, easily accessible public transport and hotel accommodation.

Bristol – Frankfurt from £69.99: Germany’s fifth-largest city, Frankfurt is an ideal weekend destination for art lovers. From the Stadel museum’s large old master collection to the tiny Museum of Applied Art, to the Saturday flea market, the city is much more than the financial metropolis for which it is best known.

Bristol – Milan (Malpensa) from £69.99: Financially Italy’s most important city, Milan is a paradise for shopping, football, opera, nightlife and fashion. The city is divided into ultra-modern and breathtakingly ancient – with more than 26 centuries of history and heritage to explore.

Aberdeen – Oslo from £99.99: The world’s winter capital is known for its cross-country ski trails; ice skating and tobogganing for the sporting enthusiast, and offers plenty to entertain those who want to shop, dance, dine or explore its culture.

bmi regional’s Steve Hoy, said: ‘Go ahead – pack what you want – as bags fly free with bmi regional. Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks on all flights and, with just a 30-minute check in, you can save both time and money this year!’

The sale runs from January 2, 2014, to midnight of January 19, 2014. Qualifying travel dates are for March 1 to October 26, 2014. All flights in the bmi regional sale have the usual no-cost extra facilities, including: complimentary drinks and snacks on board; 30-minute check in and a 20kg hold baggage allowance.

Generator Hostels Offers Complimentary Food with Accommodation in Europe

Generator Hostels, a company that operates hostels in Europe, has launched a sale of its accommodation for the month of July 2012.

The company is offering its guests complimentary food for all bookings made in July 2012, subject to the travel being completed by December 28, 2012.

Accommodation is available at its hostel properties in London (England), Dublin (Ireland), Berlin (Germany), Hamburg (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Venice (Italy). The company is also in the process of opening a new property in Barcelona, Spain.

At the Generator Hostel Berlin, the offer is for a complimentary hot salted pretzel, on twin and eight bed dorm rooms, with room rates commencing at EUR16 per person, per night.

The Copenhagen Generator Hostel accommodation is offering a Danish pastry with a cup of tea or coffee, on booking twin and six-bed dorm rooms, with rates commencing from EUR26.23 per person, per night.

The London Generator is offering a complimentary London pie or pasty on booking twin, quad and four-bed dorms rooms, for rates commencing at EUR23.54 per person, per night.

The Dublin Generator Hostel is offering a complimentary pint of Guinness and a packet of Tayto crisps on booking six-bed dorm rooms, with prices commencing from EUR9.60 per person, per night.

The Generator Venice Hostel accommodation is offering complimentary pasta on booking sixteen bed dorm rooms, with rates commencing from EUR22 per person, per night.

All the hostels offer a late night bar, social events, an Internet cafe, lounge areas and interaction with like-minded guests in the hostel’s public spaces.