Jet2.com launches new summer destinations from Belfast, Blackpool, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester

A Jet2.com representative; Isabel Sepulveda, Head of Cabinet of Ibiza Airport; captain on the inaugural flight; Roberto Llamas, Ibiza Airport’s Director; Carmen Sanchez, Consell Insular de Ibiza; and Virginia Zazo, the airport’s Head of Planning, assisted the cake-cutting ceremony for Jet2.com’s inaugural flight from Ibiza to Blackpool.

Jet2.com launches new summer destinations from Blackpool, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Belfast

Performing the cake-cutting ceremony in Reus were Julie Munton, Jet2.com’s GM Spain and Portugal; and the airport’s Director, Vicente Pallarés, accompanied by Woody from the nearby PortAventura resort.

Jet2.com launches new summer destinations from Blackpool, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Belfast

Another Aena-managed airport, Murcia, prepared this colourful cake to mark Jet2.com’s maiden departure to Glasgow.

Welcome drinks and home-made cakes awaited passengers travelling on Jet2.com’s inaugural service from Croatian Pula to Leeds/Bradford.

Jet2.com launches new summer destinations from Blackpool, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Belfast

The captain of Jet2.com’s inaugural flight from Gran Canaria to Leeds/Bradford; and the Spanish airport’s Director, Alberto Martín, cut the inaugural cake.

  • Jet2.com added a total of 11 new routes to its offering across six British airports in the course of last week. Glasgow (GLA) was the largest beneficiary with four new destinations launched between 23 and 25 May. East Midlands (EMA), which saw increased interest from Jet2.com following the demise of bmibaby, welcomed two routes from the UK carrier. All services are offered with low frequencies and the majority faces competition from other UK leisure and low-cost carriers.
Launch date Origin Destination WF* A/c Competition
23-May-13 Blackpool (BLK) Ibiza (IBZ) 1 B737
24-May-13 East Midlands (EMA) Ibiza (IBZ) 2 B733 Monarch Airlines (5)
Ryanair (4)
Thomson Airways (3)
Thomas Cook Airlines (2)
25-May-13 Larnaca (LCA) 1 B738 Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Thomson Airways (1)
23-May-13 Glasgow (GLA) Bodrum (BJV) 2 B73H Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Thomson Airways (1)
24-May-13 Murcia (MJV) 2 B733
25-May-13 Gran Canaria (LPA) 1 EQV Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Thomson Airways (1)
25-May-13 Menorca (MAH) 1 B733 Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Thomson Airways (1)
22-May-13 Leeds/Bradford (LBA) Zakinthos (ZTH) 1 B733
26-May-13 Pula (PUY) 1 B733
22-May-13 Manchester (MAN) Zakinthos (ZTH) 1 B73H Thomas Cook Airlines (4)
Thomson Airways (4)
27-May-13 Belfast (BFS) Reus (REU) 1 B733 Thomas Cook Airlines (2)
Thomson Airways (1)
Source: Innovata w/c 3 June 2013.   *WF: Weekly Frequencies at launch.

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