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Jet2.com announces further route expansion at Glasgow Airport

13th May 2013

- New destinations Zante and Reus now on sale
- Flights from £43 and Jet2holidays’ package breaks from £319
- All summer 2014 flights and holidays to Cyprus and Greece also available

Jet2.com has further grown its number of destinations available from Glasgow Airport with the launch of two new routes for summer 2014- the Greek Island of Zante and the Catalan city of Reus.

These two new additions, along with the launch of Fuerteventura last month, mean the leading leisure airline has nearly trebled its number of destinations since it started operating from Glasgow two years ago. Along with sister company, Jet2holidays, it now offers Scottish travellers an unrivalled choice of top destinations in Greece and Spain – 3 of the most popular Greek islands and 12 Spanish hotspots including the Canaries and Balearics.

Weekly flights to Zante start on 2nd July 2014 and are available from £78 including taxes. Reus begins operating on 26th May 2014, with prices from £43 including taxes. Jet2holidays customers will be able to take their pick from a host of stunning beach resorts including Tsilivi and Alikes in Zante and the Costa Doradan gems of Salou and Cambrils, close to Reus. Package holidays are available from £319 per person for 7 nights on a self-catering basis, secured with just a £60 deposit.

Steve Heapy, Chief Executive Officer of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Greece and Spain continue to be very popular with our Scottish customers, so we are committed to expanding our flights and holidays to these countries to give people the best possible choice. Zante and Reus are fantastic destinations which will appeal to all styles and budgets, whether you want a relaxing beach break, fun trip in the sun or cultural escape.

“The launch of three new routes in the past month alone show how committed we are to further expanding our operations at Glasgow Airport. It has grown to become a very significant base for us and we look forward to further building on our success to give our Scottish customers the best possible choice of great value flights and holidays.”

Francois Bourienne, Commercial Director of Glasgow Airport, said: “This is further good news from Jet2.com which has yet again demonstrated its commitment to Glasgow Airport. The airline has continually expanded its route network since its arrival over two years ago and the addition of Reus and Zante will provide customers with even greater choice this summer.”

In addition to these two new routes, Scottish holidaymakers can now book summer 2014 flights and holidays to the Greek Islands of Crete and Rhodes plus the Cypriot destination of Paphos. Flights are available from £78 including taxes and package holidays from £399.

Destination snapshots:

Zante
With its lush green valleys, picturesque countryside and golden beaches fringed with crystal clear waters, Zante is a stunning holiday destination with something for everyone to enjoy. Navagio beach is home to the island’s most famous landmark where the iconic shipwreck provides a perfect picture postcard view. Nature lovers will adore the loggerhead turtles which nest at Laganas Beach in July and party people have their choice of extensive bars and restaurants at the lively Laganas resort.

Reus
Reus is an ideal destination for holidaymakers who want to combine a city break with a beach holiday. This tranquil Catalan town is famous for the production of brandy and also for being the birthplace of famous Spanish architect, Gaudi. Culture lovers will enjoy following The Modernist Route, which showcases the city’s interesting works of architecture including the modernist buildings of Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The famous Costa Dorada, home to the popular seaside resort of Salou, is within easy reach and perfect for beach lovers. Thrill seekers will enjoy a day trip to PortAventura – Spain’s biggest theme park with over 30 rides.

For more information or to book a flight visit www.jet2.com or for holidays visit www.jet2holidays.com

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May 13, 2013 at 16:25