Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have boosted the number of direct flights to New York for winter 2020.

The airline and operator’s new winter 2020 programme is now on sale and offers 19 four-night trips, up from 16 previously, from six, instead of five, UK airports.

Direct flights go from Birmingham, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle airports on different dates in November and December 2020, including November 26 out of Newcastle for Thanksgiving and out of Manchester on November 27 for Black Friday.

In total, there are 6,000 seats on sale to New York, a capacity hike of 22%.

Package breaks have gone sale with Jet2CityBreaks offering accommodation at three to five star hotels in central New York locations.

Steve Heapy, chief executive, said: “Our New York trips have once again proved extremely popular with customers looking to enjoy a break to the Big Apple to celebrate Christmas, Thanksgiving and Black Friday. That is why we have added even more trips from more bases, all timed for our customers to enjoy a festive extravaganza.”

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