and Jet2holidays expand operations with flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Jet2holidays have today launched their award-winning flights and holidays from Liverpool John Lennon Airport – their 11th UK airport.

The UK’s largest tour operator and third largest airline have put 20 sunshine destinations on sale for Summer 24 from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, in response to enormous demand from customers and independent travel agents across the region.

The programme includes seven destinations that are exclusive to and Jet2holidays from Liverpool. The first flight from the airport will depart on 28th March 2024, perfectly timed for the Easter holidays!

Today’s announcement further expands and Jet2holidays’ UK footprint. It means that even more holidaymakers and independent travel agents across Merseyside and the wider region can benefit from the companies’ award-winning flights and ATOL protected package holidays.

In their first summer of operations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, and Jet2holidays will operate up to 54 weekly flights, including 12 flights to both the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands every week. A fleet of four based aircraft will fly customers to a wide choice of destinations across Mainland Spain, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Portugal, Madeira and Cyprus.

This is a significant programme for the company’s first summer of operations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, representing 565,000 seats on sale. The programme also includes seven exclusive summer routes to Gran Canaria, Menorca, Rhodes, Zante, Madeira, Paphos and Bourgas (Bulgaria). With multiple weekly flights to many destinations, it means that customers can enjoy fantastic flexibility when it comes to choosing the duration of their holiday.

Today’s announcement comes after marked two decades since its first ever flight earlier this year. Since launching with two aircraft and eight destinations back in February 2003, has expanded to become the UK’s third largest airline, flying to over 68 sun, leisure city and ski destinations with a fleet of 119 aircraft operating this summer.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays said, “We are absolutely delighted to be expanding our award-winning flights and holidays to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which becomes our 11th UK airport base. This announcement further expands our footprint and comes on the back of the enormous demand that we know is out there from customers and independent travel agents across Liverpool, Merseyside and the wider region.

“We have seen that demand really ramp up over the past couple of years, so we know there will be a fantastic response to this launch. We have seen time and time again how popular our product is when we bring it to new customers, and we look forward to showcasing our VIP customer service to holidaymakers from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and delighting them with our product.”

He added, “The announcement of our 11th UK airport reflects our long-term strategy to continue growing responsibly to become the UK’s leading and best leisure travel business. It also means significant investment in the region, with four based aircraft coming into operation and the creation of over 200 new jobs. Between now and Summer 24, our focus is on ensuring everything is ready to launch operations, so that from day one we can provide customers from Liverpool John Lennon Airport the same award-winning service which has delighted millions of other customers from across the UK for so many years.”

John Irving, CEO Liverpool John Lennon Airport commented, “This is a great day for the Airport and for the region’s holidaymakers. For the first time travellers from across the Liverpool City Region and beyond will have the opportunity to book package holidays with the UK’s leading package holiday provider, direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport – the Airport of choice for travellers from across the North West and North Wales, bringing together the current Which? Travel Brand of the Year with the current Which? Best UK Airport.”

He added, “It’s also great to have seven new routes available that we know will be popular with holidaymakers and for our local independent travel agents to be able to sell, with customers taking advantage of all the convenience and hassle-free benefits of flying from Liverpool.”

Image: (L-R)’s Ian Doubtfire and Steve Heapy with LJLA’s John Irving and Paul Winfield, celebrating the launch of and Jet2holidays at the Airport

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