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02nd January 2020 • Posted in Announcements

We have today expanded the number of New York trips that we will operate from Manchester and Newcastle Airports next Winter, on the back of exceptional demand.

The expansion of our direct flights and trips to New York for Winter 20 means that holidaymakers in the North West can choose from 14 bites of the Big Apple, with Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve in New York spectaculars now available. Those in the North East can now choose from five bites of the big Apple, with an additional trip departing on 6th December 2020.  

In total, there are seven additional trips-of-a-lifetime now on sale from Manchester Airport, all perfectly timed for holidaymakers who want to indulge in a major dose of Christmas shopping in the city that never sleeps, or who simply want to experience the famous New York winter scape.

The new trips announced today from Manchester Airport will depart on 29th November, 2nd December, 9th December, 13th December and 16th December, in addition to a Christmas in New York special (22nd December) and New Year in New York trip (28th December).

These additional breaks come on top of our existing programme of trips and services from Manchester Airport, which include a Black Friday trip departing on 27th November, as well as Christmas Shopping and Winter in New York trips on 30th November, 4th December, 7th December, 11th December, 14th December and 18th December.

From Newcastle Airport, there are now five trips-of-a-lifetime on sale, all perfectly timed for holidaymakers who want to soak up Thanksgiving in the Big Apple, enjoy some retail therapy, or simply experience a festive extravaganza.

The full programme of four-night trips means flights depart from Newcastle Airport on 22nd November, 26th November, 3rd December, 6th December and 17th December, giving holidaymakers fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting the magical city.

We have put on a total of 27 New York trips from across six of our UK bases for Winter 20, with over 8,500 departing seats on sale in total. As well as award-winning flights with, there are package breaks for sale with Jet2CityBreaks across iconic 3-5 star hotels in central New York locations.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2CityBreaks said: “Next winter’s programme of once-in-a-lifetime specials to New York are proving to be extremely popular, so we have responded to that by doubling the number of trips on sale from Manchester Airport, and adding another fantastic trip from Newcastle Airport. This means we have 14 magical trips to New York on sale from Manchester next winter, and five trips on sale from Newcastle. With Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Black Friday and Thanksgiving covered, holidaymakers have never had so much choice when it comes to getting to the Big Apple at this special time of year.”

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