A total of seven million seats to 57 destinations, including new routes Costa de Almeria and Halkidiki, feature as part of an expanded Jet2.com and Jet2holidays programme for summer 2017.

Flights to Costa de Almeria in Spain will run twice a week from Leeds Bradford and Manchester airports and weekly from Edinburgh, East Midlands and Newcastle.

Flights to Halkidiki start in May next year, twice a week from Manchester and weekly from East Midlands, Edinburgh and Leeds Bradford.

Naples and Costa Brava via Girona are being made available from all seven of the companies’ northern bases.

More than 38,000 weekly flights are due to operate over the summer with more capacity to Alicante, Faro, Malaga, Palma and Tenerife.

Chief executive Steve Heapy said: “This is going to be our biggest and best programme yet, giving our customers even more choice and two fantastic new places to visit. With our continued expansion, we’re thrilled that even more people will be able to experience our great value holidays and award winning flights.”