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Airbus A330 operating from Manchester Airport

Published: Fri 06 May 2022 at 11:00

Announcements and Jet2holidays are once again operating the 327-seat Airbus A330 aircraft at Manchester Airport, enabling us to add more seats and capacity to support our biggest ever summer holidays and flights programme.

The widebody aircraft, leased from AirTanker for the peak summer season, made its first flight of the season for us earlier this week when it took off to the Tenerife sunshine. 

A second Airbus A330 will come into operation later this month. Both aircraft will operate from Manchester to popular sunshine destinations including; Majorca, Faro, Tenerife, Antalya and Dalaman, and will operate until the end of October 2022.  

Customers on the aircraft will be able to enjoy the spacious widebody cabin in addition to our award-winning customer service, and friendly flight times. 

Ian Doubtfire, Sustainability and Business Development Director at and Jet2holidays, said: “Summer 22 is our biggest ever summer programme, demonstrating the huge demand that we continue to experience for our award-winning flights and holidays. The addition of AirTanker’s widebody Airbus A330 into our operation at Manchester Airport will help us increase capacity and meet this continued demand. The aircraft means we will continue delivering our VIP customer service, whilst providing even more choice for customers.” 

Tony Carder, AirTanker Director of Sales, said: “We are delighted to be back operating on behalf of with two aircraft for the summer season, and we look forward to delivering a high level of service to and their customers. It is great to have two aircraft placed on stable damp leases after a challenging two years in the commercial market, and we very much look forward to a successful summer ahead.” 

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