Jet2 low-cost airline and flight news
This page contains an archive of all news items featuring Jet2. You can also view all of the routes operated by Jet2.
November 28th, 2011
Jet2 have announced a new route from their Leeds Bradford hub to Air Berlin to commence next summer. The route will open on 01 June 2012, along with the opening of the new Air Berlin airport at the same time. Tickets are on sale now though at www.jet2.com.
April 24th, 2011
Jet2 have already put their flights on sale for this winter, including a new route from Glasgow (International) to Geneva which they will begin operating on 19 December 2011. Take a look over at www.jet2.com.
October 31st, 2010
Jet2 have put flights on sale for next summer to Brive in the Dordogne. They are scheduled to fly twice per week between Manchester and Brive from 21 May 2011. They will become the first low-cost airline to fly to Brive. You can book now at www.jet2.com.
May 2nd, 2010
Jet2 have put two routes on sale for the forthcoming winter season. This includes Belfast (International) to Geneva and Manchester to Salzburg. Both routes begin on 20 December 2010, and can be booked now at www.jet2.com.
March 18th, 2010
Jet2 have put two winter destinations on sale already, starting from 20 December 2010. They have put flights on sale from their East Midlands base to Geneva and Chambery for the duration of the winter season. They are taking bookings at www.jet2.com.
February 17th, 2010
October 8th, 2009
September 29th, 2009
Jet2 have put two new routes on sale from their Edinburgh base for next summer. From 17 May 2010 they will begin flying three times per week to Faro, and from the end of April they will fly weekly to Dubrovnik. Tickets are on sale now for both new routes at www.jet2.com.
September 16th, 2009
September 5th, 2009
Jet2 will begin flying to Monastir from their bases in the north of England next year. From May 2010 they will fly to Monastir from Manchester, Leeds Bradford and Newcastle. Tickets are available to book for next summer at www.jet2.com.
September 2nd, 2009
August 30th, 2009
Jet2 – the low-cost airline which is known for having bases in the north of England and Edinburgh will open a base at East Midlands next year. From 20 May 2010 they will add seven routes from East Midlands including Arrecife, Tenerife (Sur), Corfu, Heraklion, Paphos, Sharm El Sheikh and Dalaman. Tickets are on sale for next year now at www.jet2.com.
August 25th, 2009
Jet2 have put four new routes on sale from their Newcastle base. From May 2010 they will begin flying from Newcastle to Dalaman, Paphos, Heraklion and Las Palmas. Book now at www.jet2.com to get the cheapest fares.
August 19th, 2009
Jet2 have put two new routes on sale for the summer season in 2010. They will begin flying from Manchester to Las Palmas (weekly) and to Venice (Marco Polo) (four times per week). Tickets are available to book now at www.jet2.com.
August 17th, 2009
August 4th, 2009
Jet2, the low-cost airline from the north of England, will begin flying from their Leeds Bradford base to Bergerac next summer. They will operate weekly flights on this route from 22 May 2009. More information can be found at www.jet2.com.
May 14th, 2009
April 6th, 2009
Jet2 have put some new flights from their Belfast (International) base to Tenerife (Sur) on sale for the 2009/10 winter season. They are due to operate weekly flights on this route from 26 October 2009 until May 2010. Tickets are available to purchase already at
February 15th, 2009
December 1st, 2008
Both of these flights are available to book now at www.jet2.com.
November 19th, 2008
October 21st, 2008
Jet2 will begin low-cost flights to Dalaman next summer. They are due to operate weekly flights from their Leeds Bradford and Manchester bases which will begin on 19 May 2009. These are available to book now at www.jet2.com.
October 9th, 2008
Jet2 will begin flying to Newquay next summer from their Leeds Bradford and Belfast (International) bases. Flights will commence on these routes from 18 May 2009, and can be booked now at www.jet2.com.
September 22nd, 2008
Jet2 have put three new routes on sale from their Edinburgh base for summer 2009. These include flights to Venice (Marco Polo), Ibiza and Mahon. The new routes begin on 21 May 2009 and are available to book now at www.jet2.com.
September 6th, 2008
August 31st, 2008
August 24th, 2008
Jet2 have put four new routes on sale for the 2009 summer season. This includes flights from their Leeds Bradford base to Dubrovnik (from 27 April 2009) and Larnaca (from 17 May). They will also launch flights from Newcastle to Ibiza on 17 May, and from Manchester to Olbia on 27 April. These flights can be booked now at www.jet2.com.
August 13th, 2008
Jet2 have put a new route on sale from their Leeds Bradford base to Rhodos for next summer. They are due to begin flying weekly on this route from 25 May 2009. Tickets can be booked now at www.jet2.com.
August 10th, 2008
Flights are available to book now on this route at www.jet2.com.
July 23rd, 2008
July 5th, 2008
Jet2 have put two new routes on sale for 2009, including flights from Belfast (International) to Jersey (launching in May 2009) and from Belfast (International) to Mahon (launching in June). Tickets are already on sale for these new routes at www.jet2.com.
June 27th, 2008
Jet2 will begin a schedule of weekly flying from their Manchester base to Sharm El Sheikh this winter. They currently have an odd schedule which is not continuous throughout the winter season, but provides broad coverage over most of the winter. Flights are available from 20 October 2008 and can be booked now at www.flycheapo.com.
June 10th, 2008
May 15th, 2008
January 30th, 2008
flybe will add three new routes from Newcastle in the coming months. These include flights to London (Gatwick) and Aberdeen (both from 30 March 2008), and weekly flights to Rennes in France (from 24 May). The Gatwick flights will replace a route that is discontinued by Jet2 as of the end of March.
These three new routes may be booked now at www.flybe.com.
October 10th, 2007
September 21st, 2007
September 16th, 2007
Jet2, the low-cost airline based at Leeds Bradford, will increase their presence at the airport next year and have put seven new routes on sale. From 28 April 2008, they will begin flying from Leeds Bradford to Madrid, Olbia and Paphos. From 19 May, they will also add flights to Jersey, La Rochelle, Avignon, and Heraklion.
August 26th, 2007
Jet2, the low-cost airline based at Leeds Bradford, will begin flying from Leeds Bradford to Hamburg (Luebeck) next year. They will fly four times per week for the summer season, with flights beginning on 28 April 2008.
June 16th, 2007
Jet2 have put some winter routes on sale, including new flights to Chambery from Edinburgh and Belfast (International). They will also fly to Chambery from Newcastle, Leeds Bradford and Manchester, to Geneva from Leeds Bradford and Manchester and to Salzburg from Leeds Bradford. Flights will begin from 10 December 2007.
May 25th, 2007
Jet2 have just put part of their 2007 winter timetable on sale. This includes flights from Leeds Bradford to Arrecife and Las Palmas, from Manchester to Las Palmas, Tenerife (Sur) and Arrecife, from Newcastle to Arrecife and Las Palmas, from Belfast (International) to Tenerife (Sur) and Las Palmas and from Blackpool to Tenerife (Sur). The timetable comes into effect from the end of October.
March 26th, 2007
February 1st, 2007
Low-cost airline Jet2 has joined forces with the On Holiday Group to form a unique tour operator – jet2holidays.com. This new venture will allow travellers to book a ‘dynamic’ package, using a combination of low-cost scheduled flights and hotel accommodation. They claim that this will include hundreds of thousands of combination of options to choose from.
December 16th, 2006
Jet2 will begin flying to Prague from their Manchester base next year. They will begin with a frequency of three times per week from 26 February 2007, increasing to a daily service from the end of March.
November 24th, 2006
October 30th, 2006
On 05 February 2007 Jet2 will begin flying from Edinburgh to Prague. They will initially fly twice per week, which will increase to five times per week during the summer season. Flights can be booked from today.
October 12th, 2006
October 6th, 2006
Jet2 continue their expansion at Belfast (International) with the announcement that they will launch five additional new routes there next year. During March and April 2007 they will begin new routes to Toulouse, Ibiza, Palma, Malaga and Milan (Orio al Serio). These flights are scheduled to operate for the summer season.
September 25th, 2006
Jet2 will increase their presence at Newcastle airport, increasing the number of routes that they operate from their airport to 13. They will begin flying from late March 2007 to Malaga and Palma, and from late May to Valencia and Almeria.
September 20th, 2006
Jet2 will launch six new routes from their Manchester base next summer. The routes, some of which will begin from the end of March 2007 (the others starting later), include Manchester to Venice (Marco Polo), Warsaw, Toulouse, Barcelona, Berlin (Schoenefeld) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).
September 16th, 2006
September 5th, 2006
August 9th, 2006
August 8th, 2006
August 2nd, 2006
July 28th, 2006
Jet2 will boost winter links to Chambery from the north of England this winter when they launch flights from their Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle bases. They will begin flying up to 4 times per week from 11 December 2006.
July 18th, 2006
June 29th, 2006
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May 31st, 2006
May 23rd, 2006
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January 26th, 2006
December 24th, 2005
December 12th, 2005
December 5th, 2005
November 21st, 2005
October 28th, 2005
This information comes following the announcement earlier in the week that Jet2 will begin flying from Edinburgh to Murcia. The Jet2 offering looks far more favourable, as they will operate up to 5 times per week during the peak summer season, compared to the once-per-week service offered by FlyGlobespan.
October 24th, 2005
It’s not often the public get a direct say in the expansion of an airline, but Jet2 are asking the public to come forward and nominate routes that they would like to see flown from Edinburgh. E-mail your suggestions to email@example.com.
This development could see Jet2 become the primary low-cost airline at Edinburgh. A number of other airlines already operate to the Scottish capital, however there still remains plenty of scope for a low-cost airline offering high frequency flights abroad.
September 29th, 2005
Following our recent discussion as to whether Jet2 are likely to expand further at Newcastle, they have announced the launch of 3 routes from Blackpool. From 04 November 2005, Jet2 will operate a flight 4-times per week from Blackpool to Belfast (International). They will begin routes to Palma (Mallorca) and Murcia on 06 April 2006.
September 22nd, 2005
Jet2 will launch 2 new routes from Leeds (Bradford) next year to Rome (Fiumicino) and Pisa. Flights will begin on 07 March 2006 and 25 May respectively. This will bring the number of routes flown by Jet2 from Leeds (Bradford) to 18.
August 26th, 2005
August 17th, 2005
Following a decision by British Airways to axe their service from Manchester to Nice, Jet2 have put their 2006 flights on sale early. Ordinarily they would not make seats for the summer 2006 season available until later in the year.
August 4th, 2005
Flights are available to book from today.
August 2nd, 2005
July 27th, 2005
July 12th, 2005
Flights are available now for booking on these routes.
June 14th, 2005
From 17 December 2005 they will start flying to Chambery.
June 13th, 2005
May 5th, 2005
Tickets are available to book now for this new route.
December 8th, 2004
December 2nd, 2004
November 30th, 2004
November 22nd, 2004
November 16th, 2004
Jet2 have announced that they will commence flying a new route to London (Gatwick) from their new base at Manchester. They will begin this route on 17 January 2005, tickets are available for purchase now.
September 29th, 2004
They have announced 9 destinations from Manchester which include Budapest (starting 01 December 2004), Murcia, (02 December 2004), Valencia, Nice, Venice, Faro (all starting 19 March 2005),Pisa (26 May 2005), Geneva (18 December 2004) and Malaga (04 February 2004).
September 14th, 2004
The low-cost carrier based at Leeds (Bradford), Jet2, have put on sale a new route for Summer 2005 from Leeds (Bradford) to Ibiza. Flights will begin on 26 May 2005. Jet2 seem keen to emphasise that their routes for next summer are on sale already, unlike some of the other low-cost airlines.
August 23rd, 2004
Jet2 have announced that they will begin flying daily between Belfast (International) and Barcelona from 24 September 2004. This will be their 3rd route from their base in Belfast, which they established in April this year with a route serving Prague.