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Jet2 adds flights to UK airports as demand for summer holidays to the Canary Islands, Turkey, Spain and Portugal increases UK News

With travel restrictions ending and international travel returning to pre-covid levels, Jet2 has added additional flights to holiday hotspots.

As travel restrictions ease in Europe, the company has responded to increased customer confidence and continued demand by introducing more services on some of its most popular routes. These will link busy UK airports with resorts in the Canary Islands, Turkey, mainland Spain and Portugal.

Additional flights have been added from Newcastle, Belfast International, Edinburgh, East Midlands and Glasgow airports, just in time for the early May holidays, Spring Break and Platinum Jubilee holidays. Since travel restrictions began to be eased earlier this year, and Jet2holidays have seen “strong and sustained demand”.

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This demand has been further reinforced in recent weeks, following the removal of the passenger locator form and testing for unvaccinated customers. A recent survey by Jet2 showed that customer confidence is at its highest level since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 70% confirming that they are confident about booking and traveling by holidays.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “After the removal of all travel restrictions, international travel looks like it did before the pandemic. This return to normal has caused customer confidence to rebound strongly, with holidaymakers jumping at the chance to get away.

“As such, we are seeing huge growth across all seasons, with Summer 22 proving to be one of the most popular times for holidays. In response to this, we have added additional capacity to a range of sunny destinations, providing customers and independent travel agents with even more choice and flexibility.

“We are delighted to offer a huge program for summer 22, with more capacity than summer 19, and we are expanding it even further.”

The additional services added are:


  • Lanzarote – additional Friday services operating April 29

  • Antalya – additional Thursday services operating on April 28

  • Mallorca – additional Wednesday services operating April 27

  • Tenerife – additional Saturday services operating May 30

Belfast International:


East Midlands:

  • Lanzarote – additional Monday services operating from 2 May to 16 May

  • Antalya – additional Sunday services operating May 1

  • Faro (Algarve) – additional Tuesday services operating 26 April


  • Mallorca – additional Wednesday services operating April 27

  • Alicante – additional Friday services from April 29 to June 10

  • Tenerife – additional Monday services operating from 2 May to 13 June

Steve added: “As our operations grow, we anticipate a busy and successful year, carrying many happy customers on our award-winning flights and holidays. Customers are looking to make the most of their well-deserved vacations. Once again, and we are confident that these additional flights will be a success.”

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