- Destinations doubled to 16, more flights
on sale today, increased capacity to popular resorts
- Celebratory offer - 10 per cent off all return flights, £100 off holidays
- 50 new jobs and third aircraft planned for
leisure airline Jet2.com is
today celebrating its first year at Glasgow
Airport with 10 per cent off all flights and more flights put on sale. Having
already transported 250,000 passengers to city, sun and ski destinations across
Europe the airline has today announced further expansion for summer 2012 with a
third based aircraft and 50 new jobs.
To mark the one
year anniversary of the launch of its Glasgow programme Jet2.com is
offering an extra 10 per cent off all new return flight bookings for a limited
time. Customers simply enter the promotional code SALE10 at the time of booking for 10 per cent off 15 Jet2.com
city, sun and ski destinations from Glasgow*. Flight prices from Glasgow start
from £29.99 one way including taxes.
Based on the
success to date additional flights to the popular holiday destination of
Dalaman in Turkey, and increased capacity to Nice in the South of France, for
the peak holiday period, have now been put on sale.
from sister company Jet2holidays are proving
increasingly popular with Glasgow leisure travellers – holiday prices start from
just £279 per person for seven nights in Majorca with a wallet-friendly
deposit of just £60 each to secure the booking. The good news for holidaymakers
is that there is an extra £100 off holidays from Glasgow booked by 31st
October 2011 – when the 100SAVE code
is inserted when booking. In addition to perfectly planned flight times, all Jet2holidays
passengers enjoy a generous 22kg luggage allowance and allocated seating.
the extra capacity a third Jet2.com aircraft will be based at
Glasgow Airport from Easter 2012. This additional aircraft will create 50 new pilot,
cabin crew and ground staff jobs and will take the total number of Jet2.com
seats available from Glasgow Airport to 500,000 – making
it the airline’s fourth largest UK base.
2010 Jet2.com has more than doubled its destinations and now
offers 16 popular leisure destinations. Avid skiers can getaway to Geneva from
this December – those booking now can take advantage of the free ski and
snowboard carriage offer on flights until 24th March 2012, worth £50 on return flights, by entering the
code FREESKI when booking. Christmas
shoppers can jet off to the Big Apple on a special New York shopping break,
flying direct from Glasgow on 17 November.
destination choices for summer 2012 are five Spanish hotspots Barcelona,
Murcia, Ibiza, Malaga and Lanzarote, and culture vultures can explore majestic
Rome from March next year.
Chief Commercial Officer of Jet2.com, commented: “Our first year
at Glasgow Airport has been tremendously successful. Adding nine new
destinations demonstrates our commitment to growth in Glasgow and we aim to
continue to add routes that reflect our customers’ holiday choices. Majorca,
Turkey and Cyprus are proving extremely popular at the moment with bookings for
next year already soaring.
plans for 2012 will mean even more Glasgow passengers will have direct access
to an increasing number of fantastic destinations. This along with our
competitive pricing, great flight times and generous 22kg baggage allowance
will help ensure our loyal customers continue to fly with Jet2.com.”
Francois Bourienne, Commercial
Director of Glasgow Airport, said: “Since arriving at Glasgow Airport, Jet2.com
has been a great success, developing and tailoring a fantastic range of
destinations to suit our customers’ travel needs. We always knew the
leisure airline would be a popular choice with Glasgow and the West of
Scotland. We are delighted with the strong demand for flights and holiday
packages and the rate in which the airline’s list of destinations has grown
over the year. I would like to congratulate the team at Jet2.com
for its commitment to Glasgow over the past year and wish the airline continued
success for the future.”
Jet2.com will receive further
support from Scottish Enterprise in 2012 from the Regional Selective Assistance
information about Jet2.com or for bookings, visit www.Jet2.com, or for further
details about Jet2holidays visit www.Jet2holidays.com.
Those interested in joining Scotland’s favourite leisure airline should visit www.Jet2.com/careers
*The 10 per cent off return
flights offer excludes the New York shopping break.
promotion terms and conditions for each of the offers can be found at www.jet2.com