JET2.COM ANNOUNCES SCHEDULED SERVICES FROM BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT TO ICELAND FOR WINTER 21/22
- Award-winning airline will operate scheduled flights to Iceland and the Northern Lights
- Twice-weekly flights on a Monday and Thursday will operate from September to November 2021, and mid-February to April 2022
19th November 2020: Jet2.com has announced its latest programme of scheduled services to Iceland from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22, with flights now on sale to this bucket list destination.
The UK’s third largest airline will operate twice-weekly services on a Monday and Thursday to Keflavík International Airport near Reykjavik from Birmingham Airport, during the best times to see the spectacular Northern lights. The services will operate from 30th September to 22nd November 2021, and 10th February to 25th April 2022.
With flight-only deals starting from £64 per person one way and package holiday options with Jet2CityBreaks starting from £419 per person, customers in the region can select from stays of three-nights or more, offering great choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting this incredible destination.
Customers can pick from flight-only or package holiday options, with package options with Jet2CityBreaks available for a low £60 per person deposit. Package options with Jet2CityBreaks include a guided Northern Lights Tour, flights with Jet2.com including 22kg hold luggage, transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 3 or 4-star hotels in central Reykjavik which provide the perfect base from which to explore and experience authentic Icelandic cuisine. In addition, excursions to the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon and South Shore are also available to purchase.
This programme of scheduled services gives holidaymakers in the region great choice and flexibility for those wanting to experience everything this Nordic island has to offer. Whether it is the cityscape of Reykjavik, the remarkable Northern Lights, or the stunning Golden Circle and its geothermal lagoons, spas and waterfalls, Iceland offers an incredible variety of things for customers to experience and see.
As well as booking and travelling on award-winning flights and city breaks to Iceland, customers can get to experience and enjoy the company’s VIP customer service which has seen Jet2.com grow its business and repeatedly win high-profile accolades such as TripAdvisor’s Best Airline – UK and Top 10 Airlines of the World.
This VIP customer service includes friendly flight times and a generous 22kg baggage allowance through a flight-only booking with Jet2.com, which saw the airline win five accolades at the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards for Airlines.
The company has continued this customer-first strategy throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, winning praise from customers, consumer organisations, media, and independent travel agents for how it has looked after customers affected by programme changes. This includes Jet2.com ranking as the number one travel firm for providing refunds, according to a travel refund cancellation survey of more than 77,000 people by MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE). In addition, Jet2.com was recognised as the only UK airline to promptly provide refunds without significant backlogs, following a review by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “We are delighted to be putting our Iceland programme on sale from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22, and to be offering customers fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to experiencing this breathtaking Northern country.
“Iceland is a destination that is rapidly growing in popularity thanks to its huge variety of choice for travellers. Whether it is geothermal spas, geysers, natural parks, the incredible Aurora Borealis or the world’s northernmost capital Reykjavik, this small North Atlantic island is truly unique. The beauty of Iceland, coupled with Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks’ award-winning benefits, means we are confident that these scheduled flights will yet again be very popular with customers in the region. We’re not done yet, with even more exciting news for Winter 21/22 coming on sale soon!”
Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: “It is great news that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has added Iceland to their portfolio of routes direct from Birmingham Airport for Winter 21/22. Jet2.com and Jet2holidays really does think about its customers and looks to serve routes where demand is needed. Iceland, which is currently unserved from Birmingham Airport, is a popular city break destination and has so much to offer travellers. This additional destination means that there are 32 holiday destinations on offer from Jet2.com and Jet2holidays for Winter 21/22.”