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New! Manchester to Corfu and Menorca for Summer 2013!

Published: Wed 22 Aug 2012 at 15:10

Updated: Wed 22 Aug 2012 at 17:14

New Routes

- and Jet2holidays launch TWO NEW sun destinations from Manchester Airport
- Summer 2013 flights from £49 and package holidays from £269 per person
- 38 city, sun and ski destinations from Manchester Airport and Jet2holidays have launched two exciting new destinations for summer 2013 from Manchester Airport to the popular holiday islands of Corfu and Menorca, bringing the northern leisure airline’s destination total to 38.

With more than 1,000 seats each week to family favourite Menorca, flying three times a week from 11th May 2013 with flights from just £49 including taxes, there’s plenty of choice for families and couples looking for a Mediterranean break. Weekly flights to the Greek getaway of Corfu will start from 20th May 2013 from £69 including taxes.

Manchester holidaymakers can choose great value package holidays to Corfu and Menorca with Jet2holidays from £269 per person for return flights, resort transfers and seven nights in a 3 star hotel on a self-catering basis. The company’s low deposit of just £60 also means savvy holidaymakers can plan ahead and secure their 2013 sun holiday without having to pay the full cost until 10 weeks before they travel.

The announcement of the two sun-soaked hotspots means holidaymakers from the North West can now fly to the three beautiful Balearic Islands and five gorgeous Greek islands with from their local airport.

Steve Heapy, Chief Commercial Officer of and Managing Director of Jet2holidays, said: “We’re proud to add even more leisure travel choices from Manchester Airport with these two popular new destinations. We offer the flexibility of travel dates and durations that North West holidaymakers are looking for. What’s more, our consumer research tells us that our All Inclusive holidays continue to be a popular choice for families and couples in the current climate due to the great value which makes the holiday budget go further.

“Manchester Airport is the second largest base for, flying to 38 destinations in total and currently carrying more than 1.2m passengers per year. We added five new destinations for 2012 from Manchester Airport and have so far added three for Summer 2013. This announcement of two additional sun routes from the airport bolsters our position as the North’s leading leisure airline.”

Ken O’Toole, Chief Commercial Officer for Manchester Airports Group (MAG) said: “Ever since commenced operations from Manchester they have continually grown, and by adding these two new routes it takes their total number of destinations served to 38. They have continually invested in developing a strong route network to popular locations, which has given our leisure passengers in the North even more choice in deciding where to go on holiday. We hope to see them continue to add services from Manchester in the future."

Menorca destination snapshot:
Offering unspoilt beaches, authentic culture, and a fascinating history, Menorca offers a more relaxed and traditional atmosphere than its Balearic neighbours. Year-round sunshine and more than 100 gentle shelving beaches and coves, all with beautiful white sand and beautiful turquoise sea, make Menorca the ideal relaxation spot for couples and families alike. For those who want an active break, there’s parasailing, pedaloes, snorkelling, waterskiing, sailing, scuba diving, and windsurfing on offer around the island. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday flights for Summer 2013.
Holiday example: Menorca - 7 nights self-catering at the 3 star Hamilton Court Apartments in Santo Tomas, from Manchester on 12th October 2013 starts from £269 per person based on 2 sharing, including transfers and 22kg baggage allowance.

Corfu destination snapshot:
Famed for having three million olive trees, Corfu is a small island that’s packed full of beautiful sights to see as well as interesting and historic places to see. Set against a stunning backdrop of clear ocean water, magnificent mountain ranges, and lush greenery, nowhere is out of reach on a holiday to this Greek gem. For families and couples looking for a spot to relax, there are 92 stunning beaches, for golf fanatics there’s one of Europe’s top 20 golf courses, and for shopaholics there’s bustling Corfu Town with its white washed buildings packed full of original souvenirs and mementoes. Monday flights for Summer 2013.
Holiday example: Corfu - 7 nights self-catering at the 2 starTakis and Efi Apartments in Sidari from Manchester on 20th May 2013, starts from £339 per person based on 4 sharing, including transfers and 22kg baggage allowance.

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