Jet2.com and Jet2holidays launch two new Italian destinations from Birmingham Airport for Summer 22 – Sicily and Sardinia
1st April 2021: Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today announced the launch of flights and holidays to Sicily and Sardinia from Birmingham Airport for Summer 22, giving customers and independent travel agents across the region even more choice when it comes to enjoying beach holidays and city breaks in Italy.
The addition of the two stunning islands expands Jet2.com and Jet2holidays’ Italian programme from Birmingham Airport to seven destinations and comes in response to strong and continued demand from local holidaymakers.
The leading leisure airline and package holiday specialist will operate weekly Wednesday services to Sicily from 4th May through to 26th October from Birmingham Airport. Flights will operate to Catania Airport, opening up a range popular resorts on the east coast of the island, which are just a short transfer away.
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and is a well-established destination with UK holidaymakers, offering everything from beach holidays to city breaks. With culture, cuisine, dramatic landscapes, mighty Mount Etna, and stunning beaches, Sicily has something for everyone.
Jet2holidays, the UK’s leading tour operator to Europe, is launching package holidays to Sicily with a fantastic choice of beach resorts on sale including Taormina, Taormina Mare, Giardini Naxos, Syracuse, Cefalu and Campofelice Di Roccella. Customers can take their pick from a selection of quality accommodation, with a range of star ratings and types of board basis available. In addition, packages are also on sale through Jet2CityBreaks to the historic city of Catania.
The companies are also putting flights and holidays on sale to Sardinia from Birmingham Airport. With weekly Sunday services operating into Olbia Airport from 29th May to 30th October, this opens up the east coast of Sardinia and a range of resorts which host some of the best beaches in Europe.
Sardinia offers customers the most authentic of Italian experiences and is on many people’s bucket list of must-see European beach destinations. With snow-white sand sloping into glimmering turquoise waters, customers can head to the Costa Smeralda for a glamorous seaside experience or head south of Olbia for a holiday with an authentic slant.
Again, Jet2holidays and Jet2CityBreaks is launching with a wide selection of hotels on sale, the majority enjoying a 4 & 5-star rating. Families and groups can also choose the privacy of a villa holiday with all the benefits of a package holiday, by booking through Jet2Villas.
Resorts on sale in Sardinia include Porto Cervo, Baia Sardinia, Budoni, San Teodoro, Cannigione, San Pantaleo, Orosei and Pittulongu, as well as city breaks to Olbia.
As a result of this expansion, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays now have seven Italian destinations on sale for Summer 22 from Birmingham Airport (Sicily, Sardinia, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Venice and Verona) offering customers and independent travel agents fantastic choice, whether it’s an Italian city break or a beach holiday to enjoy a slice of the La Bella Vita.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays said: “We are continuing to see a great deal of demand for Summer 22 from Birmingham Airport, so we are adding Sicily and Sardinia to our programme to give customers and independent travel agents even more choice. These two stunning Italian islands offer local holidaymakers everything from culture and history to sun and glamour, and we are going on sale with a fantastic choice of flights, resorts and hotels. This means we now have seven Italian destinations on sale for Summer 22 from Birmingham Airport, and we know that these magical destinations, coupled with our award-winning flights and real package holidays, will be hugely popular with customers and independent travel agents alike.”
Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: “It is great news that Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have added Sicily and Sardinia to their extensive holiday destinations list direct from Birmingham Airport. These two beautiful Italian islands are currently unserved from Birmingham Airport so this is the ideal time to plan that Summer 2022 getaway, that we know is very desperately needed. Booking with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays gives customers the ease and convenience of booking flights, hotels and transfers in all one place but with the reassurance that their holiday is ATOL protected.”
Independent travel agents can visit: trade.jet2holidays.com