• BRAND-NEW programmes to Jersey and Amsterdam launch from Birmingham Airport, with services operating to both fantastic destinations right throughout Summer
  • New routes come in direct response to strong demand

15th October 2020: and Jet2holidays has once again stepped in to meet the demand from customers, by announcing two brand-new routes from Birmingham Airport for Summer 21 - Jersey and Amsterdam!

From 22nd May through to 25th September, the leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist will operate flights and holidays to Jersey from Birmingham Airport. Weekly services operating every Saturday gives holidaymakers in the Midlands plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to reaching the largest of the Channel Islands next summer.

With a range of 3-5 star accommodation available in resorts including Grouville, St Helier, St Brelade’s Bay, St Peter and St Aubin, customers can also enjoy ATOL protected package holidays with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays.

Sitting between Britain and France, just a short distance from the UK, Jersey offers aquamarine waters and vast stretches of white sand beaches. At just nine miles by five miles, Jersey is known as the “little island with the big spirit” and its warm and sunny climate is ideal for those looking to pursue a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, surfing, kayaking and diving. Add to that castles, forts, museums, cobbled streets and rolling hills, Jersey offers holidaymakers everything they need for the perfect getaway.

There is even more good news for local holidaymakers, as and Jet2holidays have also announced twice weekly services (Monday and Friday) to Amsterdam from Birmingham Airport from 30th April – 29th October, meaning a huge choice of flights to one of Europe’s most popular city break destinations for Summer 21.

With flights available with and packages available through Jet2CityBreaks, giving customers ATOL protection, 2-5 star accommodation and return flights, locals now have fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to getting away to one of Europe’s most exciting cities which offers something for everybody.

The addition of Jersey and Amsterdam means that and Jet2holidays has over 50 destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and Canary Islands on sale from Birmingham Airport for Summer 21.

When booking a flight or holiday with or Jet2holidays, customers can experience all the award-winning benefits that they have come to know and love. Whether it is VIP customer service, friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with, which saw the airline win five accolades at the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines; or that very same VIP customer service, in-resort Customer Helpers, free child places and ATOL protection with the UK’s second largest tour operator, Jet2holidays, customers can be assured that they are in the very best hands with the Which? Recommended Provider.

As well as delivering an award-winning experience, including a full food and drink service onboard, and Jet2holidays is providing that industry-leading customer service to make everyone’s comfort, safety and well-being its number one priority.

From HEPA filters on aircraft, onboard cleaning and ensuring that everyone wears face masks throughout the flight through to in-resort care and ensuring everything is in place for a healthy and happy holiday, the company’s full pledge to get customers back on holiday can be found at: and

To give customers even more assurance ahead of their well-deserved holidays, and Jet2holidays have also launched a 5* Defaqto rated insurance product, which includes added Covid-19 cover for cancellations and medical claims abroad, as well as cover for travel to destinations where the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel’ as a result of Covid-19.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to be launching two new routes to Jersey and Amsterdam from Birmingham Airport for Summer 21. With a host of flights departing from the base next summer in response to strong demand, there are lots of opportunities for customers in the Midlands to enjoy a holiday in Jersey or a city break in Amsterdam. On top of that, there are fantastic deals to be had, which means that holidaymakers have plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting these two fantastic destinations.”

Matt Thomas, CEO of Ports of Jersey, said: “We are thrilled to announce the significant growth with and Jet2holidays in Summer 21. The addition of the five new routes, on top of our established programme from Leeds Bradford, makes our beautiful Island available to many more holidaymakers. We are delighted that we will be building an even closer partnership with and Jet2holidays.”

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: “ and Jet2holidays have once again created even more holiday choices for customers from the Midlands.  With the addition of these new destinations to Jersey and Amsterdam for Summer 2021, these routes complement the 56 routes that and Jet2holidays operate to European destinations direct from Birmingham Airport.”

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