29th March 2012
First flight to depart
from Edinburgh Airport this Friday
Jet2holidays packages from £229 per person
including transfers and 22kg baggage
29 March 2012: Jet2.com brought a taste of Spain to Edinburgh Airport today as it prepared to say 'adios' to its inaugural
flight to Alicante, which jets off this Friday 30th March – taking sun-seekers to the popular Costa Brava.
celebrate the leading leisure airline’s first flight to its sixth Spanish
destination from Edinburgh, Jet2.com's Edinburgh Station Manager, Fiona Black, joined Davis Hunter, Edinburgh Airport’s Commercial Director, in an
impromptu flamenco lesson with the lead dancer from local group Pellizco Flamenco.
Jet2.com's direct Edinburgh
to Alicante service will operate up to three times a week throughout the summer
until Sunday 17th November 2012, with prices starting at just £37.99 per person including taxes.
Families and couples looking for great value package
holidays to the famous ‘White Coast’ can take advantage of the great offers
from Jet2holidays – which combine Jet2.com
flights, resort transfers, 22kg baggage allowance, handpicked two to five star
hotels and ATOL protection, from just £229
Ian said: "We are really pleased to have launched our direct service
from Edinburgh to Alicante. The addition of this popular destination to
our other five Spanish hotspots, means we now have all the major Spanish
mainland and Balearic resorts covered from Edinburgh, giving local
holidaymakers even more choice of sunshine destinations for their well-earned
Jim O'Sullivan, Managing
Director, Edinburgh Airport, said: "Alicante is a key leisure destination for
Edinburgh Airport passengers and this service from Jet2.com will be roundly
welcomed across Scotland. Jet2.com is an important partner of
ours and we are working hard together to continually improve choice for
Scottish air travellers."
Alicante is the gateway to the
Costa Blanca, which is famous for white sandy beaches – 470 of which have been
awarded the quality Blue Flag. Alicante also offers a great
mixture of first class golf courses, sumptuous local cuisine, and sweeping Spanish
scenery. Alicante’s impressive mountain-top castle is well worth a visit and
thrill-seekers should head to the amusement park Terra Mítica on
the outskirts of Benidorm, or the Benidorm Palace, a colourful interactive spectacle
featuring dancers and glamorous costumes.
For more information or to book
a flight please visit www.Jet2.com or for
great value package holidays visit www.Jet2holidays.com