24th August 2011
Holidaymakers from East Midlands can now enjoy a slice of
Italian life with Jet2.com. The leading
leisure airline has today launched a new direct flight to the historic city of
Pisa – its very first Italian destination from East Midlands Airport.
Flights are on sale today (Wednesday 24th
August) from just £37.99 one way
including taxes – leaving people with plenty of spending money to enjoy a few
relaxing glasses of Chianti by the beautiful Arno river!
flight commences on 5th May 2012 and the weekly Saturday flights
will operate until 29th
September 2012, ideal for those looking for a touch of ‘La
Dolce Vita’ next summer. The airline’s
friendly flight times mean sightseers will arrive refreshed and ready to view
the many iconic landmarks this stunning city has to offer.
Chief Commercial Officer of Jet2.com, commented: “We are
delighted to launch our inaugural Italian destination from East Midlands
Airport. Pisa is perfect for those wanting
to sample the delights of Italy for the very first time. Not only has the city got a host of fantastic
attractions, including the world famous Leaning Tower, but it is also a gateway
to some of the best areas Tuscany has to offer including Florence and
“In addition to
offering great value flights and holidays, we are confident we offer the best
possible flight times so people can really maximise the time they have to
explore this superb destination. East
Midlands is a very important base for us and we are committed to further
expanding our route offering so local holidaymakers have even more exciting
destinations to jet away to.”
Brad Miller, East Midlands
Airport Managing Director, added: “Jet2.com
is always looking to increase
its ever expanding route network from East Midlands Airport and we're pleased
that today, only three months after announcing new flights to Malaga and Murcia
and a third based aircraft for summer 2012, it has added Pisa to next summer's
"This new destination for Jet2.com will bring its total number
of city and sun destinations available from East Midlands Airport to 14, a 40
per cent increase on its first year of operation, which is fantastic news for
everybody in the region."
As well as iconic sights including the
Leaning Tower in the Piazza Del Duomo (Cathedral Square), Pisa is a city packed
with amazing architecture and museums including the beautiful Palazzo Reale
National Museum. Along with the
historic sites, Pisa is full of quaint streets and markets to discover –
perfect for authentic holiday souvenirs.
Plus there are a host of sophisticated cafes, bars and restaurants for
people to rest their weary feet after all that sightseeing!
addition of Pisa, Jet2.com now offers flights from East Midlands Airport to 14
city, sun and ski destinations. Plus, it
has launched a Christmas shopping break to New
York this November.
In addition to
friendly flight times, all Jet2.com customers enjoy a generous
22kg baggage allowance and allocated seating.
Jet2holidays customers can secure a package break for just £60
deposit per person – so they can book now and pay the balance 10 weeks before
information or to book a flight please log on to www.Jet2.com
or for great value package holidays visit www.Jet2holidays.com
Posted in New Routes, Announcements
August 24, 2011 at 17:11