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Jet2holidays Launches New Cypriot Gem for 2013

26th April 2012 • Posted in New Routes

- Seven night package holidays from East Midlands to Larnaca from £399 per person
- flights start from £68.99, including taxes
- 17 European hotspots now available to local holidaymakers

Jet2holidays is today celebrating the launch of package holidays to Larnaca, its 17th destination from East Midlands Airport. The Cypriot resort has gone on sale today along with Eastern Med favourites Paphos, Bodrum and Dalaman for summer 2013.

ATOL protected package holidays to Larnaca and the resorts of eastern Cyprus will fly on Saturdays from 25th May 2013 from £399 per person based on two adults sharing for seven nights self-catering at a three star hotel. flights are also available from £68.99 including taxes.

This announcement comes just days before Jet2holidays customers take off on the inaugural flight to Pisa. With its iconic leaning tower, stunning architecture and location at the heart of Western Tuscany, and just an hours drive from Florence, Pisa is the perfect gateway for those looking to sample the delights of the country for the very first time.

Steve Heapy, Managing Director of Jet2holidays and Chief Commercial Officer of, said: “With our two year anniversary at East Midlands Airport just around the corner, we are thrilled to add Larnaca to our growing range of destinations. The addition of this route just as our first flight to Pisa prepares to depart, plus the recent launch of Gran Canaria, is a clear sign of our continued growth at the airport. It further demonstrates how committed we are to giving people from the region unrivalled choice for great value holiday destinations.”

Brad Miller, Managing Director of East Midlands Airport, said: “In only two years, and Jet2holidays have rapidly increased their presence in the East Midlands and are continually expanding their route network each season. Following the recent announcement of a new route to Gran Canaria next summer, it’s fantastic news that they are also adding Larnaca to their summer 2013 schedule.”

Located on the south-east coast and the oldest town in Cyprus, Larnaca is packed with history. With mild winters and long, hot summers it is one of the most popular resorts on the island. Beautiful hotels line the coast just minutes away from the airport and with’s convenient flight times, holidaymakers can enjoy their holiday the day they arrive.

The region of eastern Cyprus offers something for all tastes with a wealth of important archaeological sites for history lovers to explore as well as long sandy beaches and traditional tavernas perfect for families looking to soak up the island’s atmosphere. Well worth a visit is the stunning natural sight of the Salt Lake which is the second largest on the island and home to up to 12,000 pink flamingos. The popular resorts of Protaras and Ayia Napa are also within easy reach of Larnaca.

Example Jet2holidays packages:
A favourite for families – Protaras, Cyprus, seven nights half board at the 4 star Rising Star Hotel departing from East Midlands Airport. Prices from £1799 based 2 adults and 2 children sharing including transfers and a 22kg baggage allowance.

A luxury escape – Protaras, Cyprus, seven nights at the 5 star Grecian Park Hotel departing from East Midlands Airport. Prices from £655 per person are based on 2 adults sharing including transfers and a 22kg baggage allowance.

Jet2holidays include flights with sister company, resort transfers and a generous 22kg baggage allowance. Holidaymakers can also take advantage of a low booking deposit of £60 per person, plus the UK’s cheapest holiday insurance from at just £5 per person per week*.

To book a holiday or find out further information, please visit, freephone 0800 408 5599 or visit your travel agent.

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