Published: Thu 02 Mar 2023 at 12:30
Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have responded quickly to Tuesday’s publication of the 2024 Six Nations fixtures by adding 16 extra flights to Rome, giving Rugby Union fans plenty more choice when it comes to getting to the Stadio Olympico and the eternal city for a weekend of rugby.
The leading leisure airline and city break specialist have added capacity from six UK airports - Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, London Stansted and Glasgow. The extra flights are perfectly timed for the Italy v England fixture on Saturday 3rd February 2024 and Italy v Scotland fixture on Saturday 9th March 2024.
The additional flights give customers and independent travel agents plenty of choice when it comes to getting to Rome for the Six Nations and enjoying a long weekend in the eternal city before returning home. Customers can choose from a flight-only booking with award-winning leisure airline Jet2.com or an ATOL protected city break with Jet2CityBreaks, which includes flights, 22kg luggage and accommodation too.
The additional flights are as follows:
Italy v England (Saturday 3rd February 2024)
Italy v Scotland (Saturday 9th March 2024)
As well as watching the Six Nations at one of the best stadiums in Europe, customers can also make these fixtures a fantastic weekend away and explore the many sights on offer in Italy’s capital. With its spectacular history and ancient monuments, including the Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Sistine Chapel, museums, and mouth-watering cuisine, Rome will provide an incredible rugby experience in one of the world’s great cities.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “Our flights to Rome for this year’s Six Nations are proving to be incredibly popular, with customers enjoying the sporting action in one of the world’s most unforgettable cities. Following the publication of the 2024 fixtures this week, we have already seen strong demand, so we have acted fast to provide customers and independent travel agents with even more choice. Whether it’s a flight with Jet2.com or a city break with Jet2CityBreaks, we have a superb programme on sale to Rome for the 2024 Six Nations and we expect seats to sell very quickly.”