Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Reveal a Terrific Trio from Manchester

22nd May 2014

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are continuing their growth at Manchester Airport with the launch today of THREE brand new destinations for summer 2015, Antalya (Turkey), the Greek Island of Kefalonia and Malta.

Over 46,000 seats will be available to this trio of sizzling sunshine hotspots next year. In total, more than 1.5 million seats will be available for summer 2015 with local holidaymakers being able to take their pick from 46 in demand destinations.

Twice weekly Jet2.com flights to Antalya and Malta and weekly flights to Kefalonia, all beginning next May, are on sale today from 75 per person, including taxes. Jet2holidays ATOL protected package breaks are available from 379, secured for only a 60 deposit.

This further growth comes on the back of another successful year for the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist at Manchester Airport, with the businesses taking 1,518,402 people to and from top European destinations during 2013/14 – a 17 per cent uplift on the previous year.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “We are always striving to bring our local passengers the very best choice of holiday options direct from their local airport and I don't think they will be disappointed with this latest trio of top European gems. Malta continues to grow in popularity and the addition of Antalya and Kefalonia means we now have three Turkish destinations and six Greek Islands for local people to take their pick from.

“With our fantastic range, coupled with great flight times and award winning customer service, we are confident we have the right mix to continue our growth in the region, cementing our position as one of the top leisure operators at Manchester Airport.”

Aviation Commercial Director for Manchester Airports Group, Stephen Turner said: “It’s fantastic to be able to announce another three new routes for Jet2.com as they continue to grow with us at Manchester Airport. The three new routes to Antalya, Kefalonia and Malta brings Jet2.com’s total destination offering to 46, giving passengers a wide choice of holiday whether they are looking for a city break, sun holiday or ski trip, Jet2.com have plenty of options to entice customers to fly Manchester.”

The new destinations are included in Jet2holidays bumper brochure collection for summer 2015. Launched today it includes its biggest and best ever Beach Holidays range, with 173 new hotels and 34 new resorts, plus Family Holidays, City & Short Breaks, the lifestyle collection On Tour and luxury option, Indulgent Escapes.

For more information or to book visit www.jet2.com or www.jet2holidays.com

New destination information:

Antalya: Twice weekly Jet2.com flights (Tuesday & Saturday) start from 83 per person, including taxes and Jet2holidays package breaks to resorts including Belek and Side are available from 379 per person.

Kefalonia: Weekly Jet2.com flights (Wednesday) start from 87 per person, including taxes and Jet2holidays package breaks to resorts including Lassi and Sami are available from 399 per person.

Malta: Twice weekly Jet2.com flights (Monday & Friday) start from 75 per person, including taxes and Jet2holidays package breaks to resorts including Mellieha Bay and St Paul’s Bay start from 449 per person.

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For further media enquiries: contact the Jet2holidays Press Office on 0113 243 1355 or email pressoffice@Jet2.com

Published on: 02/06/2014 17:16:32