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27th September 2019 • Posted in Announcements and Jet2holidays has responded quickly to the extra demand across the UK by adding thousands of seats and holidays to Winter Sun destinations in the Canary IslandsBalearic IslandsTurkeyGreeceCyprusMalta and Spain.

We have added over 170,000 departing seats between October and March from across our UK baseswith a major focus on October and the school holidays - and they are on sale now!

This increase in capacity includes over 65,000 additional departing seats from Manchester, almost 40,000 additional departing seats from Birmingham, over 20,000 additional departing seats from Glasgow and 15,000 additional departing seats from Newcastle. There are also thousands of extra seats on sale from Belfast InternationalEdinburghEast Midlands and London Stansted.

The extra capacity announced today includes:

  • Over 100,000 additional seats now on sale departing to the Canary Islands between October and March with the UK’s leading operator to the Canaries. This includes over 50,000 additional seats to Tenerife and almost 40,000 additional seats to Lanzarote as well as more flying to Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.
  • Almost 30,000 additional seats to Turkey thanks to additional flying to Antalya and Dalaman, with a major focus on October and the school holidays.
  • Additional flights to several destinations in Greece, including CorfuCrete (Heraklion), Kos and Rhodes – meaning 5,000 additional departing seats to Greece this Winter.
  • Over 10,000 additional departing seats on sale to the Balearic Islands – Palma (Majorca), Menorca and Ibiza.
  • More seats on sale to Cyprus, with extra capacity to Larnaca and Paphos.
  • Extra Winter Sun capacity to Malta and Reus (Costa Dorada).

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “This week has seen an unprecedented amount of demand, and we have responded quickly to that by adding more flights and holidays to the sunshine this winter. This demand shows that holidaymakers want to get away, and with this extra capacity we are providing more choice and flexibility when it comes to booking our award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays.”

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