JET2.COM AND JET2HOLIDAYS CELEBRATE FIRST FLIGHT TO JERSEY FROM BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays celebrate first flight to Jersey from Birmingham Airport

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will wave off its first ever customers from Birmingham Airport to the island of Jersey, when their inaugural flight takes off from the base on Saturday 26th June.

The flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and tour operator operating weekly Saturday services to the largest of the Channel Islands for Summer 21 until 25th September from Birmingham Airport. The frequency of flights will increase to two per week for Summer 22.

It comes after the companies significantly expanded their flights and holidays programme to Jersey for this summer in response to demand from customers, seeing the addition of a brand-new route to Jersey from Birmingham Airport for Summer 21.

As well as offering holidaymakers in the Midlands plenty of choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting Jersey this summer, customers can enjoy ATOL protected package holidays through Jet2holidays with a range of 3-5 star accommodation available in Grouville, St Helier, St Brelade’s Bay, St Peter and St Aubin.

When booking a flight or holiday with Jet2.com 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 Jet2.com, 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.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “This first flight from Birmingham Airport to Jersey marks the start of our flights and holidays programme to the popular holiday destination in the region, and we are delighted to be waving customers off on this special flight. We have seen strong demand from customers who are looking to enjoy a holiday on this stunning island, and we expect this level of interest to continue with sales continuing to perform well. We look forward to taking more customers on holiday to Jersey and other destinations this summer and getting back to doing what we do best – taking customers away on our award-winning flights and Real Package Holidays.”

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport commenting on the inaugural flight, said: “It is great to welcome back and see Jet2.com and Jet2holidays flying again from Birmingham Airport for the first time this year. 

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have again put the customer first, by adding additional destinations to ensure that their customers can access leisure routes direct from their local airport. A short flight away, with stunning scenery, Jersey has something for all to do and customers can book with the knowledge that all holidays booked with Jet2holidays are ATOL protected.”

For further information and to book visit www.jet2.com or www.jet2holidays.com 

Independent travel agents can visit: trade.jet2holidays.com

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Contact the Press Office on 0113 243 1355 or email [email protected]jet2.com

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