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Heightened demand triggers Jet2 expansion for summer 2023

Summer 2023 capacity is being raised from three key airports by Jet2 and Jet2holidays in response to heightened demand. 

More flights, holidays and new destinations are being added for next summer from Birmingham, Stansted and Manchester airports.

Sicily and Sardinia are additions from Birmingham, Tivat in Montenegro from Manchester, and Athens and Rome from Stansted.

The expansion to 57 sun and city destinations from across ten UK bases for summer 2023 comes on the back of strong demand as international travel returning to normal following the pandemic.

Existing programmes to destinations such as as the Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Turkey, Croatia and Greece have also been bolstered.

Additional aircraft will be introduced come at each of the three bases to support this expanded programme.

Birmingham will serve 52 destinations including the re-introduction of Bourgas in Bulgaria.

The Manchester network will serve 55 destinations and Stansted 42.

Chief executive Steve Heapy said: “The addition of more destinations and extra capacity from three bases comes on the back of enormous demand for our award-winning flights and holidays from Birmingham, London Stansted and Manchester airports and, as always, we are quick to respond. 

“Summer ’23 will see an additional aircraft come into our fleet at each of these bases, meaning local holidaymakers and independent travel agents have even more choice and flexibility. 

The addition of new destinations from Birmingham, London Stansted and Manchester qirports really expands our offering. 

“In addition to flying customers to their favourite holiday destinations from these bases, we continue to have a laser focus on delivering the very best experience so that customers choose us time and time again.”  

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