Published: Fri 26 May 2023 at 10:24
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will wave off their first flight to Girona (Costa Brava) from Glasgow Airport on Sunday (28th May), celebrating the launch of the brand-new route for Summer 23 from the base.
The busy flight will mark the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator operating weekly Sunday flights from Glasgow Airport to Girona (Costa Brava), giving customers and independent travel agents in the region access to this Catalan city, as well as Spain’s stunning Costa Brava. These flights will operate throughout the whole of the Summer 23 season until 24th September.
The start of these new services to Girona (Costa Brava) from Glasgow Airport means that holidaymakers in Scotland can discover the culture packed city of Girona and Costa Brava’s string of all action holiday resorts. As well as exploring the hidden treasures and gourmet treats of Girona, holidaymakers heading to Costa Brava will find quaint fishing villages, brilliant beaches and wild landscape, offering them the best of both worlds.
Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are offering a huge programme for Summer 23, with 30 sun and city destinations on sale from Glasgow Airport. This offers local customers and independent travel agents with unrivalled choice and flexibility when it comes to booking or enjoying a much-needed getaway to their favourite summer destinations.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to see our first flight to Girona take off from Glasgow Airport on Sunday. Feedback from customers and independent travel agents in Scotland has been telling us that flights and holidays to Girona are very much in demand for Summer 23, and we know that this is a destination that customers want to get to. Since putting services on sale to Girona from Glasgow Airport, local customers and independent travel agents have been booking getaways to the stunning hotspot in their numbers. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents in the region unrivalled choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday this summer.”
Mr. Miquel Noguer, President of Girona Provincial Council and Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board, added: “It is very good news for the interests of our territory to recover the connection with Glasgow airport, as the United Kingdom is a very important market for our tourist destinations. The Costa Brava is ready to welcome Scottish customers and to show them the diversity and quality of our tourism offer through cultural, food and wine experiences and nature activities in combination with the sun and beach offer, that is so highly valued.”
Christopher Tibbett, Head of Airline Relations and Marketing for Glasgow Airport, said: “We are really pleased to see the return of Girona to our destination map at Glasgow Airport. Costa Brava is a stunning part of Catalonia and this latest service announcement from Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will be welcome news for Scottish travellers looking to explore the wider region or make the short trip to the beautiful city of Barcelona.”