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Festive Flight Offer To The Big Apple From

22nd September 2011 • Posted in Announcements

- Exclusive £50 off per person for travellers from Glasgow Airport to New York

- Christmas shopaholics urged to book now – return flights just £299.98 per person

Leading leisure airline has announced an exclusive offer for Glasgow passengers planning a pre-Christmas shopping jaunt to the Big Apple.

Shopping in New York

To celebrate the airline’s inaugural transatlantic flight this November, has shaved a sparkling £50 off per person*, when passengers simply add the promotion code NYC50 at the time of booking – that’s a £200 saving for a family of four. Savvy savers are urged to book now to take advantage of the offer as this special promotion for new return flight bookings is for a limited time.

The flight will depart from Glasgow to New York on 17th November, returning on 20th November 2011 – perfect timing for those planning to pick up their stocking fillers or treat a loved one to a romantic Christmas experience.

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of, said: “We’re delighted to provide some festive cheer with our special offer on this New York shopping break. Every penny counts during the Yuletide season so this wallet-friendly offer is certain to appeal. Demand for our Big Apple break direct from Glasgow Airport has been impressive as New York really does offer something for everyone and, at Christmas, is even more magical.

“Whether it’s taking a fairytale horse drawn carriage tour of Central Park, raiding Macy’s for the best gifts, or adding a sprinkle of tinsel by taking in a Broadway show, one thing is for sure, the extra spending money from this special offer will make making the most of  Manhattan even more fun!”

Sister company, Jet2holidays provides a complete holiday package including return flights and three-star hotel accommodation, currently for the purse friendly discounted price of £584 per person including taxes.

Passengers will enjoy allocated seating in’s ergonomically designed seats, making the in-flight experience comfortable and relaxing. What’s more, in-flight entertainment can also be purchased for £15 each way, allowing passengers to catch up on the latest films, TV and music. Jet2holidays packages and flights include 10kg hand baggage, with hold baggage available at £24.99 each way for a generous 22kg allowance - this is plenty of room for all those shopping bargains!

Loyalty Programme Manager for, Nikki Scott was previously based in New York and added her top shopping tips to make the most of this break:

  • The best Christmas markets are Columbus Circle by Central Park and inside Grand Central Station
  • Don’t forget sales tax will be added to the display price at the till
  • For even more bargains, plan in a day trip to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets which has plenty of designer brands such as Gucci, Calvin Klein and Diesel at a snip of the UK cost! now offers flights to 16 city, sun and ski destinations from Glasgow Airport.

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