Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, the UK’s leading tour operator and third largest airline, have revealed their latest growth strategy with the establishment of a base at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, marking their 11th airport in the UK .
Summer 2024: 20 destinations for sale
In response to increased customer demand, 20 sunny destinations are being offered from Liverpool John Lennon Airport for the summer of 2024. This includes seven exclusive Jet2 destinations from Liverpool with Jet2.com’s inaugural flight on March 28, 2024.
During the first summer of operations, Jet2 will operate 54 weekly flights, including 12 flights to the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands, offering a total of 565,000 seats over that period.
Alicante: up to four weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
Canary Islands: increased frequency of services from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Fuerteventura: up to two weekly services (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
Gran Canaria: up to two weekly services (Tuesday and Saturday) – special route
Lanzarote: up to three weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday)
Tenerife: up to five weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Ibiza: up to three weekly services (Monday, Friday and Saturday)
Mallorca: up to seven weekly services (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Menorca: up to two weekly services (Wednesdays and Sundays) – special routes
Pharoah: Up to four weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
Madeira: weekly services on Mondays – special route
Corfu: Up to two weekly services (Monday and Friday)
Crete (Heraklion): up to two weekly services (Tuesday and Friday)
Kos: Weekly Services on Friday
Rhodes: up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) – special route
Zante: Weekly Services on Wednesdays – Special Passage
Paphos: Weekly Services on Wednesdays – Special Route
Türkiye: Increased frequency of services from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Antalya: Up to four weekly services (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday)
Dalman: Up to four weekly services (Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday)
Bodrum: Up to two weekly services (Wednesday and Sunday)
Bulgaria: Exclusive from Liverpool Airport
Burgas: up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) – special route
Sector impact: Jobs and investment
The arrival of Jet2 at Liverpool John Lennon Airport will mean the creation of over 200 jobs in areas such as flight crew, cabin crew, engineering and ground operations.
Jet2.com, the UK’s third largest airline, has a fleet of 119 aircraft flying to over 68 destinations. Jet2holidays, which started in 2007, is now the UK’s largest tour operator with an ATOL license carrying 5.86 million passengers.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to extend our award-winning flights and holidays to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which becomes our eleventh UK base. This announcement further expands our presence and builds on the strong demand that exists from customers and independent travel agents across Liverpool, Merseyside and the wider region.
“We’ve seen demand grow significantly in recent years, so we know there will be a fantastic response to this launch. We’ve seen time and time again how our product resonates when we bring it out to new customers. is popular, and we look forward to showcasing our VIP service to holidaymakers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and delighting them with our product.
John Irving, CEO of Liverpool John Lennon Airport, commented: “It’s a great day for the airport and for tourists to the area. For the first time ever, travelers to the Liverpool Metropolitan Area and beyond can enjoy the best travel deals with the UK’s leading package holiday provider. Opportunity to book package holidays directly from UK airports.
He added: “It is also great to have seven new routes available that we know will be popular with tourists and that our local independent travel agents will be able to sell, helping customers take advantage of all the hassle-free conveniences and benefits of flying Will be able.” Liverpool.”