Airline announces 3 new routes from Manchester Airport

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays has announced further details of its Summer 2019 programme, with the launch of three brand new destinations from Manchester Airport.

It will be flying to Bourgas (Bulgaria), Chania(Crete) and Izmir (Turkey).

The announcement means that the leading airline and tour operator has 46 destinations on sale from Manchester Airport, a total of more than 2.8 million seats which represents a 12 per cent capacity increase. The news follows the recent launch of summer flights to La Rochelle.

From May 2019, the company will operate two weekly flights (Mondays and Thursdays) to Bourgas (Bulgaria), meaning almost 20,000 seats in its first year of operation.

The destination offers great value for money as well as miles of golden sands along the Black Sea. What’s more, with a range of 2-5 star hotels on sale, holidaymakers can soak up the Balkan sun in resorts such as Sunny Beach, Nessebar, Obzor and St Vlas.

The second new destination for Summer 19 from Manchester is Chania (Crete). In total there are more than 18,000 seats with the award-winning airline and tour operator to the company’s second destination in Crete, in addition to Heraklion. This new route, which operates every Tuesday and Friday, gives holidaymakers access to the northwest coast of Crete, opening up blue flag beaches and historic sites in resorts such as Rethymnon, Aghia Marina, Chania Town, Kalyves, Stalos and Kolymbari.

The third brand new destination for Summer 19 from Manchester is Izmir (Turkey), which has been added in response to the huge demand for great value package holidays to Turkey. With almost 20,000 seats and services every Wednesday and Saturday, holidaymakers have plenty of choice when it comes to accessing popular family friendly resorts on the west coast of Turkey such as Kusadasi, Cesme, Ozdere and Seferihisar.

Meanwhile, Jet2.com has announced that flights to the Murcia region will operate to Corvera Airport from March 2019, with operations to San Javier Airport ceasing from November 2018, due to the airport closing.

The announcement ensures a continuity of flights and holidays to the region for customers of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, and comes as a result of the company working closely with both airports as well as the Murcia Regional Government. The company’s operation to San Javier will operate as normal throughout Summer 18.