Jet2 boosts summer 2022 capacity from Newcastle

By Louise Longman
21/06/2021
Home » Jet2 boosts summer 2022 capacity from Newcastle

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have added more than 300 flights and 60,000 extra seats between May and October next year from Newcastle Airport, responding to ‘enormous demand’ for summer ’22.

Jet2 will operate a fleet of up to nine based aircraft at Newcastle Airport during the peak summer 22 period.

The additional capacity is across mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and Italy and is focused on the peak summer season, with extra capacity in the early and late summer periods.

The updated schedule includes:

  • Mainland Spain – extra services to Malaga (up to nine weekly services now on sale), Alicante (up to ten weekly services now on sale) and Reus (up to four weekly services now on sale).
  • Canary Islands – extra services to Lanzarote (up to six weekly services now on sale), Fuerteventura (up to three weekly services now on sale), Tenerife (up to eight weekly services on sale) and Gran Canaria (up to three weekly services on sale).
  • Balearic Islands – extra services to Ibiza (up to seven weekly services now on sale) and Majorca (up to 13 weekly services on sale).
  • Turkey – additional services on sale to Antalya means up to eight weekly services now on sale.
  • Greece – more flying to Greece thanks to additional services to Corfu (up to three weekly services now on sale), Crete (Heraklion) (up to three weekly services now on sale), Rhodes (up to three weekly services now on sale) and Kos (up to two weekly services on sale).
  • Cyprus – extra services added to both Paphos and Larnaca meaning up to three weekly services now on sale to both destinations.
  • Bourgas (Sunny Beach, Bulgaria) – now up to two weekly services operating during the peak holiday season.
  • Rome – more services in May and June as well as in September and October means up to two weekly services.

Despite seeing ‘huge pent-up demand’ for summer 21, Jet2holidays bookings data shows that more people have already made bookings for the year ahead when compared to the same time in previous years.

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