HOLIDAYMAKERS are already planning their next trips, and as demand increases, so does choice, thanks to Jet2.
The UK’s largest tour operator has just announced it will be adding two brand new routes from Edinburgh next summer – to holiday favorite Malta and top city destination Rome.
From May 1st there will be a weekly Wednesday flight to Malta, with package deals to the island resorts of Mellieha Bay’s, St Paul’s and Qawra and the sister island of Gozo.
And from March 8th there will be two weekly flights to Rome, Mondays and Fridays, with hotel deals ranging from 2*-5*.
Jet2 is also introducing another new route from the capital to the popular ski resort of Chambéry in France for this winter and next, opening up access to world-renowned ski resorts including the Three Valleys.
Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, La Plagne and Val d’Isère are also within easy reach of Chambery and offer unforgettable skiing for both beginners and experts.
This weekly Saturday service will operate to Chambery between 10th February and 6th April and will resume for the season from 21st December.
JET2 City Breaks City Breaks has also published deals from Edinburgh Airport to the Czech capital Prague for the winter 24/25. The service will operate from October 3, 2024 to March 27, 2025 with up to two weekly flights on Thursdays and Sundays.
Jet2 has also added thousands of additional seats to over ten of its most popular destinations in the Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia and Italy for Summer 24.
The destinations to which additional flights and holidays have been added (main weekly departures from Edinburgh Airport in brackets after the increases) are: Lanzarote (5), Malaga (5), Antalya (6), Bodrum (2), Larnaca (2) , Gran Canaria (3), Naples (2), Split (2), Tenerife (8), Verona (2) and Zante (3).
The expansion means that next summer Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will operate up to 96 peak weekly flights to 32 destinations from Edinburgh Airport, with almost a million seats now for sale – 20 per cent more than this year.
And that’s not all. Since Winter Sun is also very popular, the holiday giant is expanding additional capacities to Lanzarote, Alicante, Antalya, Fuerteventura and Tenerife for winter 23/24 and to Alicante, Madeira, Fuerteventura and Tenerife for winter 24/25.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Today’s announcement represents a significant investment at Edinburgh Airport and means we are massively expanding our summer and winter programmes.”
“We look forward to our biggest Summer 24 ever from Edinburgh Airport.”
Kate Sherry, Chief Commercial Officer (Aero) at Edinburgh Airport, said: “It’s always good news when we expand choice for our passengers. So when we fly to more destinations with Jet2.com next summer, people can already start thinking about that special vacation.”
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