• Early release of exciting Summer 23 sun programme means customers and independent travel agents can book earlier than ever  
  • Fantastic choice of 43 sun destinations now on sale from Birmingham Airport – with more good news coming soon! 
  • Leading tour operator to many leisure destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands responds to customers wanting to book early, as well as desire to book an ATOL protected package holiday through a reputable provider and Jet2holidays have announced a scorching Summer Sun programme for 2023 from Birmingham Airport, with customers and independent travel agents able to choose from a fantastic choice of 43 hotspots.  

With summer sun in demand, the UK’s leading tour operator to many leisure destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands has put its programme on sale earlier than ever before. This gives customers the opportunity to get that well-deserved summer break locked into the diary well in advance.  

The exciting programme gives customers and independent travel agents fantastic choice and flexibility when it comes to their favourite summer destinations in the Canaries, Balearics, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Cyprus, Croatia, and Portugal. 

With and Jet2holidays the leading airline and tour operator to many leisure destinations, the companies are offering a huge and unrivalled choice, with almost 200 weekly flights to sunshine destinations during peak times. The programme includes up to 31 weekly flights to the Canary Islands, up to 30 weekly flights to the Balearic Islands, up to 39 weekly flights to 12 Greek destinations and up to 26 weekly flights to Turkey during peak times. 

The company will be making further Summer 23 announcements over the coming weeks, including the launch of its leisure city destinations for Summer 23. 

In recent weeks, and Jet2holidays have reported the unlocking of enormous pent-up demand from holidaymakers on the back of travel restrictions easing. The reassurance of an ATOL protected package holiday is also proving to be popular with customers, as is the assurance of booking through a reputable provider that has looked after customers during the pandemic. and Jet2holidays have been widely praised and commended for their handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, including swiftly and smoothly refunding over £1.4bn to customers who have had their flights or holidays cancelled. Most recently, both companies were once again awarded with Which? Recommended Provider status for the way they have looked after customers and independent travel agents. The Institute of Customer Service recently ranked Jet2holidays as the best UK tour operator and as the best UK airline for providing customer service. and Jet2holidays were also ranked as the Best Travel Firms for providing refunds according to a survey of respondents by Money Saving Expert, and the UK Civil Aviation Authority has recognised as the only UK airline to provide prompt refunds. 

Key Summer Sun highlights for 2023 include: 


  • 43 sun destinations on sale (peak number of flights per week in brackets) 
  • Antalya (10), Bodrum (3), Dalaman (11), Izmir (2), Tenerife (12), Lanzarote (9), Fuerteventura (5), Gran Canaria (5), Reus (3), Alicante (10), Malaga (7), Girona (2), Costa de Almeria (2), Palma (Majorca) (16), Ibiza (9), Menorca (5), Faro (Algarve) (11), Madeira (1), Crete (Heraklion) (6), Crete (Chania) (2), Corfu (5), Kefalonia (3), Skiathos (2), Santorini (2), Kos (4), Kalamata (1), Preveza (2), Rhodes (6), Halkidiki (1), Zante (5), Larnaca (5), Paphos (5), Naples (2), Sicily (1), Sardinia (1), Verona (2), Bourgas (Bulgaria) (2), Dubrovnik (3), Split (2), Malta (2), Bergerac (1), Jersey (2), Innsbruck (1) 
  • Almost 200 departing weekly flights during peak periods 

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said: “This is the earliest we have ever put our Summer Sun programme on sale from Birmingham Airport because we know that customers want something to look forward to more than ever before. Following the recent good news about the reopening of international travel, we have seen strong demand from customers wanting to get that all-important dose of sunshine booked in and this Summer 23 programme helps them do exactly that. As the leading tour operator to many leisure destinations across the Mediterranean and Canary Islands we are providing customers and independent travel agents with unrivalled choice to 43 of their favourite sunny destinations from Birmingham Airport. This scale, coupled with customers wanting to book a flight or package holiday with a company that they know will look after them no matter what happens, means we are looking forward to a very successful Summer 23.” 

Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport commenting on this early release said: “ and Jet2holidays are always planning ahead and reacting to the needs of their customers.  So many people have missed out for two years on their summer sun holidays so with Summer 2023 now on sale this is the perfect opportunity to make up for those lost holidays.   

“Customers can also book with the knowledge that they will receive excellent customer service from and Jet2holidays and also the reassurance that their package holidays are ATOL protected.”  

As well as booking and travelling on award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays, customers get to experience and enjoy the company’s VIP customer service which has seen and Jet2holidays repeatedly win high-profile accolades such as Which? Recommended Provider and 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, 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, transfers, free child places and ATOL protection with Jet2holidays 

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