Leeds Bradford Airport’s Aviation Development and Marketing Director Tony Hallwood is not a Hellas Verona FC fan (besides they play in blue and yellow), he is simply cheering for another new route to the Italian city from Jet2.com.
- Jet2.com has begun another new route from Leeds Bradford (LBA), its 40th from the Yorkshire airport and its fifth into Italy, a weekly (Wednesdays) service to Verona (VRN). Started on 14 May and operated by the LCC’s 148-seat 737-300s, the 1,300-kilometre sector will face no direct competition. The seasonal service is currently planned to operate until 1 October. A weekly service from Edinburgh (EDI) to Verona started the same day, for the same period, using the same aircraft type and also without competition. However, the Scottish service is 235 kilometres longer. This is the first time that Jet2.com has served Verona.