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Published: Thu 02 May 2024 at 09:00

New Routes, Announcements and Jet2holidays will wave off their first flight to Tivat from Birmingham Airport this morning (Thursday 2nd May), when their inaugural flight to Montenegro departs. 

The busy flight will mark the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s largest tour operator giving local customers a taste of Montenegro by operating up to two weekly services (Monday and Thursday) to Tivat from Birmingham Airport until 31st October 2024. and Jet2CityBreaks are also expanding their programme later this month from Birmingham Airport, as their inaugural flight to Bergen will depart on 9th May 2024, offering two Thursday services until 16th May 2024 as part of their Discover More collection. This will be followed by and Jet2holidays’ first flight to Lesvos on 26th May, marking the start of the companies operating weekly Sunday services to the Greek island until 6th October 2024. 

Between the grand marina, spectacular restaurants and designer shops, the beautiful town of Tivat twinkles with luxury. The classic architecture and scared monuments nod towards Montenegro’s rich history, paired with colourful streets and lush vegetation to complement the favourable Mediterranean. Beyond Tivat, wider Montenegro boasts luscious lakes, peaceful bays, and picturesque hikes through its National Park for a holiday destination that keeps on giving. 

As well as giving customers access to stunning the Norwegian Fjords, the city of Bergen presents a backdrop of spectacular mountains which are wrapped around a picturesque harbour lined with a variety of fashionable restaurants and bars. Harbour district Bryggen is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List and provides visitors with one of the world's most significant examples of the history and culture of a particular medieval settlement. This once-in-a-lifetime destination makes for the ideal getaway for those seeking an authentic cultural experience alongside beautifully refreshing nature. 

The unspoiled island of Lesvos offers a traditional slice of Greece through its peaceful beaches and luscious mountains, ideal for a sunny holiday itinerary that alternates between relaxing and exploring. Dainty fishing villages are dotted along the breathtaking coastline where holidaymakers can spend days lounging on the sand and taking in the sea views at a harbour-side bar. and Jet2holidays are offering a huge programme for Summer 24, with 55 sun and city destinations on sale from Birmingham 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 destinations. 

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to be waving off our first flight to Tivat from Birmingham Airport and look forward to seeing our inaugural flights to Bergen and Lesvos take off from the airport base later this month too. The addition of these stunning holiday destinations has proven to be extremely popular with customers and independent travel agents looking to book or travel on a getaway. Tivat, Bergen and Lesvos are fantastic additions to our enormous Summer 24 programme from Birmingham Airport, and it means we are extending our popular holiday offerings significantly for locals in the Midlands. As the UK’s largest tour operator, we are giving customers and independent travel agents unrivalled choice when it comes to enjoying a holiday from Birmingham Airport this Summer 24, with award-winning customer experience on top.” 

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: “The summer season from Birmingham Airport is looking superb with the addition of these three new routes. Customers, this morning, flying out on the Tivat departure will be the first to experience this new destination direct from Birmingham Airport to this stunning costal town in Montenegro. and Jet2holidays are continually striving to delight our travelling customers with new routes and the addition of Bergen and Lesvos later this month does ensure that we have a variety of destinations for all.” 


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