• Award-winning flights to Jerez (exclusive route) and holidays to Costa de la Luz now on sale for next summer from Birmingham Airport
  • Launch of new destination means holidaymakers across the Midlands can explore the sun-soaked coastal resorts of Costa de la Luz and the cities and villages of southern Spain's Andalusia region
  • Today’s announcement also sees Jet2holidays introduce packages to Costa de la Luz via Faro Airport from Birmingham Airport too!


26th June 2024: and Jet2holidays have added even more Spanish sunshine to their network from Birmingham Airport today, with Jerez Airport becoming their latest Spanish airport on sale for Summer 25, opening up the stunning Costa de la Luz region.


The UK’s largest tour operator is also launching holidays to the Costa de la Luz via Faro Airport from Birmingham Airport in Summer 25.


Jerez is an exclusive route to Jet2 from Birmingham Airport, so today’s exciting expansion opens up a stunning and authentic slice of Spain to local holidaymakers looking to get away next summer.


Award-winning flights and holidays have gone on sale to Jerez from Birmingham Airport today, with weekly Friday services operating from 2nd May to 31st October 2025.


As a result of today’s announcement, holidaymakers will be able to explore the delights of the Costa de la Luz region and the resorts of Cadiz, Novo Sancti Petri, Conil de la Frontera, Costa Ballena, El Puerto de Santa Maria ​and Zahara de los Atunes from Jerez Airport. Customers travelling to the Andalusian coast in Southern Spain via Jerez Airport with Jet2holidays will be able to choose from a wide range of 3 to 5-star hotels across these six resorts in the Costa de la Luz


The Costa de la Luz, also known as the ‘Coast of Light’, is a stunning spot on the south-western coast of Spain, making it the perfect choice for a sun-kissed holiday. Located just along the Atlantic from Portugal’s border, this unspoiled corner of Spain offers huge stretches of sandy beaches, authentic culture, and rich Andalusian history. Renowned for its intricate architecture, bustling markets and vibrant green countryside, the Costa de la Luz is also known for its Mediterranean climate, huge range of activities and first-class golf courses, making it the ideal holiday destination for all types of customer.


In addition to reaching the Costa de la Luz by flying into Jerez, local holidaymakers can also access four completely different resorts across the region via Faro Airport throughout Summer 25 too, as a result of today’s announcement. From Faro, it is a short drive across the Portuguese border into Spain where holidaymakers will now be able to choose from a range of hotels that have gone on sale with Jet2holidays across the four resorts of Punta Umbria​, Isla Canela​, Isla Cristina​ and El Rompido​.


Today’s launch gives customers and independent travel agents across the region the opportunity to choose from a flight-only booking with, or a package holiday with the UK’s largest tour operator, Jet2holidays while enjoying the companies’ award-winning benefits and customer service. Both brands have recently been named Travel Brand of the Year at the prestigious Which? Awards, after they were recognised for providing customers with industry-leading products and customer service on their well-deserved holidays. 


Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be giving customers and independent travel agents the chance to discover an authentic slice of Spain thanks to the launch of Costa de la Luz as a brand-new destination for Summer 25 from Birmingham Airport. As a result of this launch, customers can reach this stunning region and Spain’s best beaches from Jerez Airport, which becomes our newest Spanish Airport, as well as from Faro Airport too. We are incredibly excited about this new destination, and we are confident that it will prove extremely popular with our customers.”


He added: “This latest expansion comes on the back of strong demand from customers and independent travel agents looking to book with us time and time again on our award-winning flights and holidays out of Birmingham Airport. Thanks to the launch of this brand-new destination, we look forward to welcoming even more holidaymakers onboard and showcasing all the reasons why we continue to delight customers.”


Tom Screen, Aviation Director at BHX said: “This brand-new and exclusive direct route to Jerez from Birmingham Airport will be music to the ears of those wishing to experience the beauty of southern Spain's Andalusia region. Jerez, known for its amazing wine, horses, and flamenco, will now be ever more accessible for those in the West Midlands region and beyond.”


“We are also thrilled to see the launch of holidays to Costa de la Luz from Birmingham, and we’re sure that our customers will be too, as they look forward to their next escape to the beach in summer 2025.”


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