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Jet2.com expands with 14 new routes for S15

On 21 May, Prague airport celebrated the launch of new twice-weekly services to Glasgow. Cutting the cake: Martin Randus, Airline Marketing, Prague Airport; and Nick Louden, Airports and Tourism Organisations Manager, Jet2.com.

Jet2 Newcastle cake

Even the passengers on the cake looked relaxed as Jet2.com launched services between Malta and Newcastle, operating weekly on Mondays.

  • Jet2.com launched 14 new routes this week for the summer season. The first four routes to take off on 21 May were weekly service (Thursdays) from East Midlands (EMA) and twice weekly service (Mondays and Thursdays) from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Antalya, twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) service between Glasgow (GLA) and Prague (PRG), and weekly (Thursdays) service between Newcastle (NCL) and Malta (MLA). Of the 14 new routes 12 will face direct competition, leaving Glasgow to Prague and Edinburgh to Split, as the only new routes not to be operated by another carrier. Notably, the average weekly frequency across the 14 new routes is around 1.4.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
21 May East Midlands (EMA) Antalya (AYT) B738 (1) Thomas Cook Airlines (1), Thomson Airways (1)
Glasgow (GLA) Prague (PRG) B738 (2)
Leeds Bradford (LBA) Antalya (AYT) B738 (2) Monarch Airlines (2)
Newcastle (NCL) Malta (MLA) B733 (1) easyJet (2), Air Malta (1)
22 May East Midlands (EMA) B733 (1) Ryanair (2)
Glasgow (GLA) Antalya (AYT) B738 (2) Thomas Cook Airlines (3), Thomson Airways (1)
Manchester (MAN) Malta (MLA) B733 (2) easyJet (6), Air Malta (4), Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Newcastle (NCL) Antalya (AYT) B738 (1) Thomas Cook Airlines (2), Thomson Airways (1)
23 May Leeds Bradford (LBA) Malta (MLA) B738 (1) Ryanair (2)
Manchester (MAN) Antalya (AYT) B738 (2) Thomas Cook Airlines (7), easyJet (3),
Thomson Airways (3)
Kefalonia (EFL) B733 (2) Thomson Airways (3), easyJet (2),
Thomas Cook Airlines (2), Germania (1)
24 May Edinburgh (EDI) Split (SPU) B733 (1)
Glasgow (GLA) Enfidah (NBE) B738 (1) Thomas Cook Airlines (3), Thomson Airways (1)
Manchester (MAN) EQV (2) Thomas Cook Airlines (4), Thomson Airways (1)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 26 May 2015.

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