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49 destinations from Leeds Bradford for Summer 19


11th April 2018 • Posted in Announcements

As Yorkshire’s leading airline and tour operator, we are delighted to be announcing that our Summer 19 programme is now on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport – and it is our biggest ever programme from the base.

The addition of 100,000 seats means that 1.8 MILLION seats are going on sale for Summer 19, a 6% capacity increase on Summer 18. Highlights include:

  • 49 destinations to go on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport for Summer 19 with more announcements coming soon!
  • Launch of a NEW SUMMER ROUTE to Krakow – previously winter only, flights to this beautiful Polish gem will now operate twice weekly during the summer
  • An extra Boeing 737-800 aircraft coming into operation at Leeds Bradford Airport, taking the fleet size to 16 at the base
  • More flights and holidays to popular destinations such as Spain, Portugal, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Turkey and Greece

The additional flights and holidays are as follows:

  • Alicante – up to 20 flights every week, giving more choice and flexibility
  • Malaga – longer season with more capacity for Easter and the October school holidays
  • Canary Islands – up to 18 weekly services to the Canaries (Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote)
  • Faro – more capacity, choice and flexibility with up to 15 services every week
  • Majorca – increased number of services means up to 20 flights every week and over 150,000 seats on sale for Summer 19
  • Menorca – increased number of weekly services during peak school holidays means up to six weekly flights
  • Antalya – capacity growth of more than 20% thanks to significant growth in early and late season
  • Dalaman – longer season length means 10% capacity increase, as Turkey continues to experience strong demand
  • Corfu – bigger choice of services with three weekly flights
  • Zante – increased number of flights to meet demand, meaning three weekly services
  • Bergerac – second weekly service added to this popular French destination for Summer 18

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “We are putting our biggest ever summer programme on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport, with 1.8 million seats for Summer 19 and a new summer route to Krakow. Yet another summer of growth at our first ever base is only possible thanks to our loyal customers, and it shows that our hard work in offering them great value package holidays and family friendly flights is working.”

David Laws Leeds Bradford Airport Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to see and Jet2holidays announce their biggest ever programme from Leeds Bradford Airport. The addition of a Boeing 737-800 aircraft is a clear indication of their commitment to this airport and the Yorkshire region, as our largest airline continues to go from strength to strength.

“With a number of exciting redevelopments currently underway to create an airport Yorkshire can be proud of, passengers will get to enjoy’s exceptional customer service as well as a new and improved airport experience.

“We have built a great working relationship with and look forward to more exciting announcements in the near future.”

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