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Gran Canaria from Glasgow with and Jet2holidays

20th April 2012 • Posted in New Routes

- Gran Canaria new from Glasgow Airport
- Book their summer 2013 & flights from £61.99 and Jet2holidays from £369 per person
- 2013 flights to Lanzarote and Tenerife also now on sale, has further expanded its growing portfolio of popular sun destinations available from Glasgow Airport, with the launch of new direct flights to Gran Canaria for Summer 2013.

On sale from today, the weekly flights to the breathtaking capital of the paradise island, Las Palmas, will start from 25th May 2013 with prices from £61.99 including taxes.

Glasgow holidaymakers can choose Jet2holidays’ great value package holidays to Gran Canaria, with prices from £369 per person for return flights, resort transfers and seven nights in a three star hotel on a self-catering basis. The company’s low £60 deposit also means savvy holidaymakers can plan ahead and book their 2013 sun holiday now, giving them plenty of time to budget for their well-deserved break.

In addition to launching the new destination, has put 2013 flights on sale to Lanzarote and Tenerife. Flights will operate to Tenerife three times a week from £58.99, including taxes and twice weekly to Lanzarote from £55.99, including taxes.

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of and Managing Director of Jet2holidays, said: “The addition of Gran Canaria means Glasgow holidaymakers now have a hat trick of destinations in the Canary Islands to choose from for their 2013 holiday. Gran Canaria continues to be a top choice for families and couples alike and we’re delighted to be able to give local people the opportunity to experience all this beautiful island has to offer direct from their nearest airport.

“We are committed to growth at Glasgow and this is another fantastic addition as we continue to expand the range of destinations to which Glasgow passengers can enjoy our award winning service.”

Francois Bourienne, Commercial Director at Glasgow Airport, said: “ has, once again, re-affirmed its commitment to Glasgow Airport with the addition of Gran Canaria which brings the number of destinations it serves from Glasgow to 16. This is further good news from the airline which has continued to expand its route network since its arrival in March last year. Last month it introduced direct flights to Rome and Barcelona which are already proving extremely popular with passengers, so to add another destination so soon is very welcome news.”

Gran Canaria destination snapshot:
Boasting year-round sunshine this perfect holiday island remains a firm favourite with UK holidaymakers keen to escape to warmer climes. It is a cosmopolitan island with numerous cultural events taking place throughout the year, showcasing the best in Spanish and international music, dance, theatre and cinema as well as many carnival celebrations, festive activities and religious feasts. With so much to choose from, there is sure to be at least one or two events to experience during a visit!

There is also plenty to see and do across the island, whether it’s a camel ride exploring the island’s dunes, a day out at its largest water park, Aquasur, or a visit to take in the beautiful 19thcentury architecture in the town of Arucas, it offers something for all tastes and ages. Coupled with its magnificent beaches and spectacular scenery, the third largest of the Canary Islands is a top choice for a great value sunshine break.

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